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Vol. 39 No. 1 · 5 January 2017

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Cover Artist

Alexander Gorlizki

Adam Tooze

How Will Capitalism End? by Wolfgang Streeck. Verso, 262 pp., £16.99, November 2016, 978 1 78478 401 0

Letters

Peter Malpass, Julius Hogben, Naomi Levine, Jim Smyth, Chris Purnell, Bernard Liengme

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: The Article 50 Hearing

Susannah Clapp

Beryl Bainbridge: Love by All Sorts of Means, a Biography by Brendan King. Bloomsbury, 564 pp., £25, September 2016, 978 1 4729 0853 7

Mike Jay

Shooting Up: A History of Drugs in Warfare by Łukasz Kamieński. Hurst, 381 pp., £25, March 2016, 978 1 84904 551 3
Blitzed: Drugs In Nazi Germany by Norman Ohler. Allen Lane, 360 pp., £20, October 2016, 978 0 241 25699 2

Miller Oberman

Poem: ‘Three poems’

Nicholas Penny

Kenneth Clark: Life, Art and ‘Civilisation’ by James Stourton. William Collins, 478 pp., £30, September 2016, 978 0 00 749341 8

Marina Warner

Anglo-Egyptian Attitudes

Ian Penman

The Age of Bowie: How David Bowie Made a World of Difference by Paul Morley. Simon & Schuster, 484 pp., £20, July 2016, 978 1 4711 4808 8
On Bowie by Rob Sheffield. Headline, 197 pp., £14.99, June 2016, 978 1 4722 4104 7
On Bowie by Simon Critchley. Serpent’s Tail, 207 pp., £6.99, April 2016, 978 1 78125 745 6
Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy by Simon Reynolds. Faber, 704 pp., £25, October 2016, 978 0 571 30171 3

Esther Chadwick

At the V&A: Opus Anglicanum

Madeleine Schwartz

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin. Liveright, 585 pp., £25, October 2016, 978 0 87140 313 1
Dark Tales by Shirley Jackson. Penguin, 208 pp., £9.99, October 2016, 978 0 241 29542 7

Adam Smyth

Recipes for Thought: Knowledge and Taste in the Early Modern English Kitchen by Wendy Wall. Pennsylvania, 328 pp., £53, November 2015, 978 0 8122 4758 9

John Burnside

Poem: ‘Arthur Rimbaud at Scamblesby, 1873’

James Meek

Raymond Chandler: The Detections of Totality by Fredric Jameson. Verso, 87 pp., £12.99, July 2016, 978 1 78478 216 0

Kate Summerscale

On the Sofa

Terry Eagleton

The Limits of Critique by Rita Felski. Chicago, 238 pp., £17, October 2015, 978 0 226 29403 2

Alice Spawls

Christmas Trees

Alan Bennett

Diary: What I did in 2016

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