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Vol. 38 No. 17 · 8 September 2016

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Vol. 38 No. 17 · 8 September 2016

Terry Eagleton

The Trials of the King of Hampshire: Madness, Secrecy and Betrayal in Georgian England by Elizabeth Foyster. Oneworld, 368 pp., £20, September 2016, 978 1 78074 960 0

Letters

David Roberts, Colin Munro, Geoffrey Wheatcroft, Peter Jackson, Frank Stone, Dennis Smith, Simon Down, Benjamin Friedman, John O’Byrne

Tim Barker

Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt by Sarah Jaffe. Nation, 352 pp., £20, August 2016, 978 1 56858 536 9

David Runciman

Untouchable?

Stuart Middleton

Harold Wilson: The Unprincipled Prime Minister? Reappraising Harold Wilson edited by Andrew Crines and Kevin Hickson. Biteback, 319 pp., £20, March 2016, 978 1 78590 031 0

Mike Jay

The Man Who Closed the Asylums: Franco Basaglia and the Revolution in Mental Health Care by John Foot. Verso, 404 pp., £20, August 2015, 978 1 78168 926 4

Jonathan Meades

Short Cuts: This Thing Called the Future

Steven Rose

How to Get Another Thorax

Mary Ann Caws

At MoMA: Dadaglobe Reconstructed

Thomas Nagel

Does Terrorism Work? A History by Richard English. Oxford, 367 pp., £25, July 2016, 978 0 19 960785 3

Owen Bennett-Jones

The Overlooked

Raoul Vaneigem

A Thousand Erotic Games

Malise Ruthven

What Is Islam? The Importance of Being Islamic by Shahab Ahmed. Princeton, 609 pp., £29.95, November 2015, 978 0 691 16418 2

Anne Carson

Poem: ‘Wrong Norma’

Michael Newton

Charles Williams: The Third Inkling by Grevel Lindop. Oxford, 493 pp., £25, October 2015, 978 0 19 928415 3

Jeremy Harding

At the Centre Pompidou: Beat Generation

Emily Witt

The Girls by Emma Cline. Chatto, 355 pp., £12.99, June 2016, 978 1 78474 044 3

David Denby

Diary: Deaths on Camera

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