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Sarah Walker, Richard Gordon, Christopher Eddy, Peter M. Smith, Clifford Story, Maureen Miller, Michael Trapp, Bruno George, Christopher Lord

David Runciman

Theresa May: The Enigmatic Prime Minister by Rosa Prince. Biteback, 402 pp., £20, February 2017, 978 1 78590 145 4

Mary Beard

Women in Power: From Medusa to Merkel

Bee Wilson

Claretta: Mussolini’s Last Lover by R.J.B. Bosworth. Yale, 312 pp., £18.99, February 2017, 978 0 300 21427 7

Alice Spawls

At the Pompidou: Twombly’s Literariness

Jeremy Harding

Candidate Macron

R.W. Johnson

Power and Glory: France’s Secret Wars with Britain and America, 1945-2016 by R.T. Howard. Biteback, 344 pp., £20, October 2016, 978 1 78590 116 4

Rivka Galchen

Kafka: The Early Years by Reiner Stach, translated by Shelley Frisch. Princeton, 564 pp., £27.95, November 2016, 978 0 691 15198 4

Theo Tait

The Blot: A Novel by Jonathan Lethem. Cape, 289 pp., £16.99, February 2017, 978 0 224 10148 6
The Blot by Jonathan Lethem and Laurence Rickels. Anti-Oedipus, 88 pp., £6.99, September 2016, 978 0 9905733 7 1

Anne Carson

Poem: ‘Fate, Federal Court, Moon’

Jeremy Adler

The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus by Johann Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, translated by Mike Mitchell. Dedalus, 433 pp., £13.99, April 2017, 978 1 903517 42 0

J. Jason Mitchell

Short Cuts: The Libyan Coastguard

Jonathan Rée

The Collected Works of Spinoza Vol. II edited and translated by Edwin Curley. Princeton, 769 pp., £40.95, June 2016, 978 0 691 16763 3

Gavin Jacobson

The Coming of the Terror in the French Revolution by Timothy Tackett. Harvard, 463 pp., £25, February 2015, 978 0 674 73655 9

George Letsas

Brexit and the Constitution

Harry Strawson

Diary: The British National Corpus

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