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Vol. 38 No. 12 · 16 June 2016

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Alexander Gorlizki

Isabel Hull

East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity by Philippe Sands. Weidenfeld, 437 pp., £20, May 2016, 978 1 4746 0190 0

Letters

Rachael Padman, Jay Prosser, Robert Hanks, Simon Barley, Michael Prior, Peter John Robertson, David Campbell, Martin Sanderson, Rupert Read, Philip Jacobson, Patricia Stapleton, Martyn Chalk, Nils Hanson

Daniel Hind

Short Cuts: The BBC

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How to Grow a Weetabix

Jeremy Harding

The Other Paris: An Illustrated Journey through a City’s Poor and Bohemian Past by Luc Sante. Faber, 306 pp., £25, November 2015, 978 0 571 24128 6
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Christopher Benfey

At Driscoll Babcock: The Shock of the Old

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Letters of a Dead Man by Hermann von Pückler-Muskau, edited and translated by Linda Parshall. Dumbarton Oaks, 753 pp., £55.95, May 2016, 978 0 88402 411 8

John Lahr

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Robert VanderMolen

Two Poems

Alice Spawls

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy. Hamish Hamilton, 218 pp., £12.99, March 2016, 978 0 241 14654 5

Michael Hofmann

Bright Scythe: Selected Poems by Tomas Tranströmer, translated by Patty Crane. Sarabande, 207 pp., £13, November 2015, 978 1 941411 21 6

Dinah Birch

The Monk by Matthew Lewis. Oxford, 357 pp., £8.99, January 2016, 978 0 19 870445 4

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Michael Kulikowski

Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens by Peter Acton. Oxford, 384 pp., £51, December 2014, 978 0 19 933593 0

August Kleinzahler

Two Poems

Mattathias Schwartz

Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror by Michael Hayden. Penguin, 464 pp., £21.99, February 2016, 978 1 59420 656 6

Francis FitzGibbon

If We Leave

Martin Loughlin

The Sleeping Sovereign: The Invention of Modern Democracy by Richard Tuck. Cambridge, 295 pp., £17.99, February 2016, 978 1 107 57058 0

Peter Pomerantsev

Diary: European Schools

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