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Vol. 39 No. 4 · 16 February 2017

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Anne Rothenstein

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Vol. 39 No. 4 · 16 February 2017

David Bromwich

Act One, Scene One

Letters

Peter Connolly, Peter Bailey, Albion Urdank, Edward Burns, Andrew Black, Marina Warner, Colin Brewer

Karen Liebreich

Typing for Goebbels

John Barrell

William Hogarth: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings by Elizabeth Einberg. Yale, 432 pp., £95, November 2016, 978 0 300 22174 9

Rory Stewart

Aleppo Observed: Ottoman Syria through the Eyes of Two Scottish Doctors, Alexander and Patrick Russell by Maurits H. van den Boogert. Arcadian Library, 254 pp., £120, September 2015, 978 0 19 958856 5

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Moonlight’

Francis Gooding

Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal. Granta, 340 pp., £14.99, September 2016, 978 1 78378 304 5
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate by Peter Wohlleben, translated by Jane Billinghurst. Greystone, 272 pp., £16.99, September 2016, 978 1 77164 248 4

Hal Foster

Eduardo Paolozzi  Whitechapel Gallery, until 18 May 2017

David Trotter

Orwell’s Nose: A Pathological Biography by John Sutherland. Reaktion, 256 pp., £15, August 2016, 978 1 78023 648 3
Or Orwell: Writing and Democratic Socialism by Alex Woloch. Harvard, 378 pp., £35.95, January 2016, 978 0 674 28248 3

August Kleinzahler

On Michael O’Brien

Sophie Pinkham

Mayakovsky: A Biography by Bengt Jangfeldt, translated by Harry Watson. Chicago, 616 pp., £26.50, January 2015, 978 0 226 05697 5
Volodya: Selected Works by Vladimir Mayakovsky, edited by Rosy Carrick. Enitharmon, 312 pp., £14.99, November 2015, 978 1 910392 16 4

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: Hemingway the Spy

Deborah Baker

Guapa by Saleem Haddad. Europa Editions, 304 pp., £10.99, October 2016, 978 1 60945 413 5

Michael Hofmann

At the Met: Beckmann in New York

Tash Aw

The End of Eddy by Edouard Louis, translated by Michael Lucey. Harvill Secker, 192 pp., £12.99, February 2017, 978 1 84655 900 6
Histoire de la violence by Edouard Louis. Editions du Seuil, 230 pp., £22, January 2016, 978 2 7578 6481 4

Nathan Perl-Rosenthal

The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered by Laura Auricchio. Vintage, 432 pp., £11.99, August 2015, 978 0 307 38745 5

Sidney Blumenthal

A Short History of the Trump Family

Susan Pedersen

On the March

Jenny Turner

Diary: ‘T2 Trainspotting’

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