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Vol. 38 No. 20 · 20 October 2016

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Vol. 38 No. 20 · 20 October 2016

Eliot Weinberger

Who Won’t Be Voting for Trump

Letters

Marta Uminska, Timothy Garton Ash, Amia Srinivasan, Donald Mintz, Pieter van den Toorn, David Hall, Carole Fabricant, Stephen Kennamer, Tom Recht, Andrew Wilton, Baer Pettit, Michael Taylor, Brian Charlesworth, Deborah Charlesworth

Malcolm Bull

Ponderings II-VI: Black Notebooks, 1931-38 by Martin Heidegger, translated by Richard Rojcewicz. Indiana, 388 pp., £50, June 2016, 978 0 253 02067 3

Rosemary Hill

Outlandish Knight: The Byzantine Life of Steven Runciman by Minoo Dinshaw. Penguin, 767 pp., £30, September 2016, 978 0 241 00493 7

John Lanchester

Short Cuts: The Great Refusers

Inigo Thomas

The Chase

Jean McNicol

Rupert Brooke: Life, Death and Myth by Nigel Jones. Head of Zeus, 588 pp., £12, April 2015, 978 1 78185 703 8
Fatal Glamour: The Life of Rupert Brooke by Paul Delany. McGill-Queen’s, 380 pp., £28.99, March 2015, 978 0 7735 4557 1
The Second I Saw You: The True Love Story of Rupert Brooke and Phyllis Gardner by Lorna C. Beckett. British Library, 216 pp., £16.99, April 2015, 978 0 7123 5792 0

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘De Palma’

Susan Pedersen

White World Order, Black Power Politics: The Birth of American International Relations by Robert Vitalis. Cornell, 272 pp., $29.95, November 2015, 978 0 8014 5397 7

Hugo Williams

Poem: ‘A New Country’

Bernard Porter

Spies in the Congo: The Race for the Ore that Built the Atomic Bomb by Susan Williams. Hurst, 369 pp., £25, June 2016, 978 1 84904 638 1

Sheila Fitzpatrick

Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait. Penguin, 294 pp., £9.99, April 2016, 978 0 241 27053 0
Second-Hand Time: The Last of the Soviets by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Bela Shayevich. Fitzcarraldo, 694 pp., £14.99, May 2016, 978 1 910695 11 1

Gillian Darley

At the Train Station

David Craig

The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and outside) a Bird’s Egg by Tim Birkhead. Bloomsbury, 288 pp., £16.99, April 2016, 978 1 4088 5125 8

Tobias Gregory

John Donne edited by Janel Mueller. Oxford, 606 pp., £95, July 2015, 978 0 19 959656 0

David Harsent

Thirteen Poems from ‘Salt’

Brian Dillon

Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett. Fitzcarraldo, 177 pp., £10.99, October 2015, 978 1 910695 09 8

Gwen Burnyeat

No!

Stefan Collini

Against Everything: On Dishonest Times by Mark Greif. Verso, 304 pp., £16.99, September 2016, 978 1 78478 592 5

Stephanie Burt

Poem: ‘My 1981’

Patrick Cockburn

Diary: In Syria

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