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Vol. 38 No. 19 · 6 October 2016

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Vol. 38 No. 19 · 6 October 2016

Letters

Satvinder Juss, Joshua Gaskell, Tom Killian, David Hall, Rosemary Hill, Gary Amdahl, John A. Davis, Benedict Birnberg, Bob Jope

Adam Mars-Jones

Nutshell by Ian McEwan. Cape, 198 pp., £16.99, September 2016, 978 1 911214 33 5

Eric Foner

American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804 by Alan Taylor. Norton, 704 pp., £30, November 2016, 978 0 393 08281 4

Yonatan Mendel

1929: Year Zero of the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Hillel Cohen, translated by Haim Watzman. Brandeis, 312 pp., £20, November 2015, 978 1 61168 811 5

Andrew O’Hagan

Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency by James Andrew Miller. Custom House, 703 pp., £20, August 2016, 978 0 06 244137 9

Ben Jackson

The Boy Who Could Change the World: The Writings of Aaron Swartz by Aaron Swartz. Verso, 368 pp., £15.99, February 2016, 978 1 78478 496 6

Lewis Biggs

At Land Art Mongolia: No boundaries, no landmarks

Jon Day

Today We Die a Little: The Rise and Fall of Emil Zatopek, Olympic Legend by Richard Askwith. Yellow Jersey, 480 pp., £16.99, April 2016, 978 0 224 10034 2
Endurance: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Emil Zatopek by Rick Broadbent. Wisden, 320 pp., £16.99, April 2016, 978 1 4729 2022 5

Peter Howarth

Poetic Artifice: A Theory of 20th-Century Poetry by Veronica Forrest-Thomson, edited by Gareth Farmer. Shearsman, 238 pp., £16.95, April 2016, 978 1 84861 445 1

Joanna Biggs

Short Cuts: Marguerite Duras

Tony Wood

Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera, translated by Lisa Dillman. And Other Stories, 114 pp., £8.99, March 2015, 978 1 908276 42 1
The Transmigration of Bodies by Yuri Herrera, translated by Lisa Dillman. And Other Stories, 101 pp., £8.99, July 2016, 978 1 908276 72 8

Marina Warner

Those Brogues

Christopher Benfey

Frederick Law Olmsted: Writings on Landscape, Culture and Society edited by Charles E. Beveridge. Library of America, 802 pp., £30, November 2015, 978 1 59853 452 8

Tim Liardet

Two Poems

Francis Gooding

The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing. Princeton, 322 pp., £22.95, September 2015, 978 0 691 16275 1

Laura Jacobs

Dance to the Piper by Agnes de Mille. NYRB, 368 pp., £11.99, February 2016, 978 1 59017 908 6

Christopher Tayler

Golden Hill by Francis Spufford. Faber, 344 pp., £16.99, May 2016, 978 0 571 22519 4

Kathleen Jamie

Diary: At the Links of Noltlant

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