Vol. 38 No. 14 · 14 July 2016

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Cover Artist

Anne Rothenstein

Letters

Augustus Young, Roger Osborne, Ian Gowans, Nicholas Penny, David Elstein, Beatrix Campbell, Victoria Dutchman-Smith, Wendy Walker

Thomas Meaney

American Foreign Policy and Its Thinkers by Perry Anderson. Verso, 244 pp., £14.99, March 2014, 978 1 78168 667 6
A Sense of Power: The Roots of America’s Global Role by John A. Thompson. Cornell, 343 pp., £19.95, October 2015, 978 0 8014 4789 1
A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s by Daniel J. Sargent. Oxford, 369 pp., £23.49, January 2015, 978 0 19 539547 1

LRB contributors

Responses to the Referendum

Rosemary Hill

The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House between the Wars by Adrian Tinniswood. Cape, 406 pp., £25, June 2016, 978 0 224 09945 5

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Nostalghia’

Tim Parks

Dante: The Story of His Life by Marco Santagata, translated by Richard Dixon. Harvard, 485 pp., £25, April 2016, 978 0 674 50486 8

Anne Wagner

At Tate Britain: Conceptual Art in Britain, 1964-79

Selima Hill

Two Poems

Blake Morrison

The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar. Viking, 276 pp., £14.99, June 2016, 978 0 670 92333 5

Richard J. Evans

The German War: A Nation under Arms, 1939-45 by Nicholas Stargardt. Bodley Head, 701 pp., £25, September 2015, 978 1 84792 099 7

May Jeong

The Smuggler

Michael Neill

The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare by Steven Mullaney. Chicago, 231 pp., £24.50, July 2015, 978 0 226 11709 6

Thomas Jones

The North Water by Ian McGuire. Scribner, 326 pp., £14.99, February 2016, 978 1 4711 5124 8

Jeremy Harding

Short Cuts: The Morning After

Nasser Rabbat

Anatomy of the Syrian Regime

John Banville

The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time by Jimena Canales. Princeton, 429 pp., £24.95, May 2015, 978 0 691 16534 9

Bee Wilson

An Encyclopedia of Myself by Jonathan Meades. Fourth Estate, 341 pp., £9.99, February 2015, 978 1 85702 905 5

Gavin Francis

Diary: In the Morgue

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