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Vol. 39 No. 3 · 2 February 2017

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Vol. 39 No. 3 · 2 February 2017

Hilary Mantel

Margaret Pole: The Countess in the Tower by Susan Higginbotham. Amberley, 214 pp., £16.99, August 2016, 978 1 4456 3594 1

Letters

Nikil Saval, Harry Harmer, Annette Bonnell, Harvey Taylor, Edward Black, Jeff Rodman, Roger Morsley-Smith, Graham Loud, Benjamin Ralph, Peter Fernandes, Peter Thornton, Esther Chadwick

Patrick Cockburn

Who supplies the news?

Norman Dombey

North Korea’s Bomb

Isabel Hull

‘Lusitania’: The Cultural History of a Catastrophe by Willi Jasper, translated by Stewart Spencer. Yale, 233 pp., £18.99, September 2016, 978 0 300 22138 1

Adam Mars-Jones

The Visiting Privilege by Joy Williams. Tuskar Rock, 490 pp., £16.99, November 2016, 978 1 78125 746 3
Ninety-Nine Stories of God by Joy Williams. Tin House, 220 pp., £16.95, July 2016, 978 1 941040 35 5

T.J. Clark

At Tate Britain: Paul Nash

William Davies

The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath by Ben Bernanke. Norton, 624 pp., £27.99, October 2015, 978 0 393 24721 3
The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy by Mervyn King. Little Brown, 448 pp., £25, March 2017, 978 0 349 14067 4

John Lanchester

Short Cuts: Amazon Echo

Jonah Miller

Accounting for Oneself: Worth, Status and the Social Order in Early Modern England by Alexandra Shepard. Oxford, 357 pp., £65, February 2015, 978 0 19 960079 3

Peter Pomerantsev

Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea by Teffi, translated by Robert Chandler, Elizabeth Chandler, Anne Marie Jackson and Irina Steinberg. Pushkin, 352 pp., £16.99, May 2016, 978 1 78227 169 7
Rasputin and Other Ironies by Teffi, translated by Robert Chandler, Elizabeth Chandler, Rose France and Anne Marie Jackson. Pushkin, 224 pp., £8.99, May 2016, 978 1 78227 217 5
Subtly Worded by Teffi, translated by Robert Chandler, Elizabeth Chandler, Anne Marie Jackson, Natalia Wase, Clare Kitson and Irina Steinberg. Pushkin, 304 pp., £12, June 2014, 978 1 78227 037 9

John Lahr

Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen. Simon and Schuster, 510 pp., £20, September 2016, 978 1 4711 5779 0

Yonatan Mendel

Activestills

J. Robert Lennon

4321 by Paul Auster. Faber, 866 pp., £20, January 2017, 978 0 571 32462 0

Devin Johnston

Poem: ‘A Small Kingdom’

Thomas Meaney

Rescued from the Nation: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Buddhist World by Steven Kemper. Chicago, 480 pp., £31.50, January 2015, 978 0 226 19907 8
Tamil: A Biography by David Shulman. Harvard, 416 pp., £25, September 2016, 978 0 674 05992 4
The Seasons of Trouble: Life amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka’s Civil War by Rohini Mohan. Verso, 368 pp., £16.99, October 2015, 978 1 78168 883 0

Stephanie Burt

On the Dickman Brothers

Alison Light

Diary: Raphael Samuel

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