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Vol. 38 No. 3 · 4 February 2016

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Vol. 38 No. 3 · 4 February 2016

Joost Hiltermann

The Iran-Iraq War by Pierre Razoux, translated by Nicholas Elliott. Harvard, 640 pp., £29.95, November 2015, 978 0 674 08863 4

Letters

Norman Gowar, Colin Wells, Michael Falk, David Podgurski, Gerald Haigh, Roy Williamson, David Loyn, Anne Summers, Richard Carter, Ian Birchall, Alan Baragona

Frederick Seidel

Poem: ‘America’

Michael Wood

We do it all the time

Thomas Meaney

Short Cuts: In Cologne

Jonathan Meades

Hitler at Home by Despina Stratigakos. Yale, 373 pp., £25, October 2015, 978 0 300 18381 8
Speer: Hitler’s Architect by Martin Kitchen. Yale, 442 pp., £20, October 2015, 978 0 300 19044 1

James Davidson

Dictator by Robert Harris. Hutchinson, 299 pp., £20, October 2015, 978 0 09 175210 1

Alice Spawls

Around Here: Drifting into the picture

Colin Kidd

Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke by Richard Bourke. Princeton, 1001 pp., £30.95, September 2015, 978 0 691 14511 2
Training Minds for the War of Ideas: Ashridge College, the Conservative Party and the Cultural Politics of Britain, 1929-54 by Clarisse Berthezène. Manchester, 214 pp., £75, June 2015, 978 0 7190 8649 6
The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke, Vol. IV: Party, Parliament and the Dividing of the Whigs, 1780-94 edited by P.J. Marshall and Donald Bryant. Oxford, 674 pp., £120, October 2015, 978 0 19 966519 8

Ed Miliband

The Inequality Problem

Jenny Diski

Mother’s Prettiest Thing

Amjad Iraqi

Enemy Citizens

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Consciousness and the Brain: Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts by Stanislas Dehaene. Penguin, 336 pp., £11, December 2014, 978 0 14 312626 3

Thomas Jones

Bowie’s Last Tape

Alexander Nagel

Michelangelo’s ‘David’: Florentine History and Civic Identity by John Paoletti. Cambridge, 388 pp., £70, February 2015, 978 1 107 04359 6

Greg Afinogenov

Towards the Flame: Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia by Dominic Lieven. Allen Lane, 429 pp., £25, May 2015, 978 1 84614 381 6
Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire by Joshua Sanborn. Oxford, 304 pp., £18.99, October 2015, 978 0 19 874568 6

Christopher Tayler

Make Me by Lee Child. Bantam, 425 pp., £20, September 2015, 978 0 593 07388 9
Reacher Said Nothing: Lee Child and the Making of ‘Make Me’ by Andy Martin. Bantam, 303 pp., £18.99, November 2015, 978 0 593 07663 7

Mark Rudman

Two Poems

Lana Spawls

Diary: What a Junior Doctor Does

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