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Vol. 39 No. 7 · 30 March 2017

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Cover Artist

Jon McNaught

Daniel Soar

The Most Expensive Weapon Ever Built

Letters

Sean McGlynn, Roger Morsley-Smith, Adam Sandell, Jane Wong Yeang Chui, David Elstein, Chris Purnell, Barry Schwabsky, Craig Sams, Edward Lee-Six<br/>Véronique Samson, Nick Davis

Iain Sinclair

The Last London

Frances Webber

Short Cuts: Family Migration

Henry Siegman

The Ultimate Deal

Sheila Fitzpatrick

October: The Story of the Russian Revolution by China Miéville. Verso, 358 pp., £18.99, May 2017, 978 1 78478 280 1
The Russian Revolution 1905-1921 by Mark D. Steinberg. Oxford, 388 pp., £19.99, February 2017, 978 0 19 922762 4
Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, 1890 to 1928 by S.A. Smith. Oxford, 455 pp., £25, January 2017, 978 0 19 873482 6
The Russian Revolution: A New History by Sean McMeekin. Basic, 496 pp., $30, May 2017, 978 0 465 03990 6
Historically Inevitable? Turning Points of the Russian Revolution by Tony Brenton. Profile, 364 pp., £25, June 2016, 978 1 78125 021 1

Tom Shippey

Æthelred: The Unready by Levi Roach. Yale, 369 pp., £30, September 2016, 978 0 300 19629 0

Rosemary Hill

Churchill’s Faces

Eleanor Birne

The Art of John Piper by David Fraser Jenkins and Hugh Fowler-Wright. Unicorn, 472 pp., £45, June 2016, 978 1 910787 05 2

Paul Laity

Rebel Crossings: New Women, Free Lovers and Radicals in Britain and the United States by Sheila Rowbotham. Verso, 512 pp., £25, October 2016, 978 1 78478 588 8

Adam Mars-Jones

Christodora by Tim Murphy. Picador, 432 pp., £16.99, February 2017, 978 1 5098 1857 0

Robert Baird

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. Bloomsbury, 343 pp., £18.99, March 2017, 978 1 4088 7174 4

J. Hoberman

At the Grey Art Gallery: Inventing Downtown

Julian Bell

Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek and the Reinvention of Seeing by Laura Snyder. Head of Zeus, 448 pp., £14.99, December 2016, 978 1 78497 025 3

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘On Salgado’s ‘Genesis’/On Disturbance or’

Stephanie Burt

Partly: New and Selected Poems 2001-15 by Rae Armantrout. Wesleyan, 234 pp., £27, September 2016, 978 0 8195 7655 2

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘The Salesman’

Susan McKay

Diary: The Irish Border

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