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Vol. 39 No. 10 · 18 May 2017

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Cover Artist

Anne Rothenstein

Nicholas Spice

Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey by Frances Wilson. Bloomsbury, 397 pp., £25, April 2016, 978 1 4088 3977 5

Letters

Michael Richards, Julian Pratt, Peter Greenhill, Didier Goyvaerts, Eric Redman, Nick Moss, Emily Short, Libby Ruffle, Iain Sinclair, Mary Hannity, Tony Brenton

Tom Crewe

What will be left?

Charles Simic

Three Poems

James Wolcott

Making It by Norman Podhoretz. NYRB, 368 pp., £13.98, May 2017, 978 1 68137 080 4

Bruce Cumings

A Murderous History of Korea

Alice Spawls

At Dulwich: Vanessa Bell

Fredrik Logevall

Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon by Larry Tye. Ballantine, 624 pp., £15.58, May 2017, 978 0 8129 8350 0

Alan Finlayson

Brexitism

Michael Symmons Roberts

Two Poems

Adam Mars-Jones

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Corsair, 209 pp., £12.99, February 2017, 978 1 4721 5255 8

Francis FitzGibbon

Short Cuts: Criminal Justice after Brexit

Karma Nabulsi

Don’t Go to the Doctor

Thomas Jones

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh. Chicago, 176 pp., £15.50, September 2016, 978 0 226 32303 9

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Blow-Up’

David Craig

Set Adrift upon the World: The Sutherland Clearances by James Hunter. Birlinn, 572 pp., £14.99, September 2016, 978 1 78027 354 9

John Gallagher

Sleep in Early Modern England by Sasha Handley. Yale, 280 pp., £25, August 2016, 978 0 300 22039 1

Karen Solie

Two Poems

Ian Patterson

Mount! by Jilly Cooper. Corgi, 610 pp., £7.99, February 2017, 978 0 552 17028 4

Hisham Matar

Diary: Writing with the Horror

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