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Vol. 38 No. 21 · 3 November 2016

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Vol. 38 No. 21 · 3 November 2016

William Davies

Home Office Rules

Letters

T.J. Clark, Marina Warner, Tony Martin, David McDowall, Jeffrey McGowan, Steven Rose, Bob Hall, Nick Wellings, Anthony King, Katy Jennison, Inigo Thomas, Jinty Nelson, David Bromwich, David Bradford, Ben Fletcher-Watson, A.D. Robertson, Garry Saunders

Jenny Turner

The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography by Edmund Gordon. Chatto, 544 pp., £25, October 2016, 978 0 7011 8755 2

Karen Solie

Poem: ‘An Enthusiast’

Colin Burrow

Shylock Is My Name: ‘The Merchant of Venice’ Retold by Howard Jacobson. Hogarth, 277 pp., £16.99, February 2016, 978 1 78109 028 2
Vinegar Girl: ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ Retold by Anne Tyler. Hogarth, 233 pp., £16.99, June 2016, 978 1 78109 018 3
The Gap of Time: ‘The Winter’s Tale’ Retold by Jeanette Winterson. Hogarth, 291 pp., £16.99, October 2015, 978 1 78109 029 9
Hag-Seed: ‘The Tempest’ Retold by Margaret Atwood. Hogarth, 293 pp., £16.99, October 2016, 978 1 78109 022 0

Owen Bennett-Jones

Isis: A History by Fawaz A. Gerges. Princeton, 368 pp., £19.95, March 2016, 978 0 691 17000 8
Isis: Inside the Army of Terror by Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan. Regan Arts, 411 pp., £12.99, April 2016, 978 1 68245 029 1
Irregular War: Isis and the New Threat from the Margins by Paul Rogers. I.B. Tauris, 224 pp., £18.99, June 2016, 978 1 78453 488 2

Peter Geoghegan

Short Cuts: Brexit and the SNP

Richard J. Evans

The French Resistance by Olivier Wieviorka, translated by Jane Marie Todd. Harvard, 569 pp., £31.95, April 2016, 978 0 674 73122 6

Chloë Daniel

Gone to Ground: One Woman’s Extraordinary Account of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany by Marie Jalowicz Simon, translated by Anthea Bell. Clerkenwell, 350 pp., £8.99, February 2016, 978 1 78125 415 8

Alex de Waal

From War to Genocide: Criminal Politics in Rwanda 1990-94 by André Guichaoua, translated by Don Webster. Wisconsin, 424 pp., £73.95, October 2015, 978 0 299 29820 3

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘The Mask Now’

Theo Tait

The Schooldays of Jesus by J.M. Coetzee. Harvill Secker, 260 pp., £17.99, August 2016, 978 1 911215 35 6

Rosemary Hill

Snob Cuts

Seamus Perry

The Brownings’ Correspondence, Vol 21 edited by Philip Kelley, Scott Lewis, Joseph Phelan, Edward Hagan and Rhian Williams. Wedgestone, 432 pp., $110, April 2014, 978 0 911459 38 8
The Brownings’ Correspondence, Vol 22 edited by Philip Kelley, Scott Lewis, Joseph Phelan, Edward Hagan and Rhian Williams. Wedgestone, 430 pp., $110, June 2015, 978 0 911459 39 5
Robert Browning edited by Richard Cronin and Dorothy McMillan. Oxford, 904 pp., £95, December 2014, 978 0 19 959942 4
Browning Studies: Being Select Papers by Members of the Browning Society edited by Edward Berdoe. Routledge, 348 pp., £30, August 2015, 978 1 138 02488 5

Jeremy Harding

At the Whitechapel: William Kentridge, Thick Time

John Pemble

Anthony Trollope’s Late Style: Victorian Liberalism and Literary Form by Frederik Van Dam. Edinburgh, 180 pp., £70, January 2016, 978 0 7486 9955 1

Ian Sansom

Hood by Alison Kinney. Bloomsbury, 163 pp., £9.99, March 2016, 978 1 5013 0740 9

Christian Lorentzen

Diary: Homo Trumpiens

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