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Vol. 39 No. 11 · 1 June 2017

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Cover Artist

Anne Rothenstein

John Lanchester

Between Victoria and Vauxhall

Letters

David Campbell, Laurie Taylor, Hilary Rose, Karl Sabbagh, Joan Cashin, Adrian Bowyer, George Scialabba, Derek Robinson, Gavin Stamp

Colin Burrow

House of Names by Colm Tóibín. Viking, 262 pp., £12.99, May 2017, 978 0 241 25768 5

Nicholas Faith

The Partisan Coffee House

Jan-Werner Müller

Europe’s Last Chance: Why the European States Must Form a More Perfect Union by Guy Verhofstadt. Basic, 304 pp., £20, January 2017, 978 0 465 09685 5

James Meek

Short Cuts: Fan-Owned Politics

Andrew O’Hagan

Mail Men: The Unauthorised Story of the ‘Daily Mail’, the Paper that Divided and Conquered Britain by Adrian Addison. Atlantic, 407 pp., £20, March 2017, 978 1 78239 970 4

Joanne O’Leary

Jackself by Jacob Polley. Picador, 67 pp., £9.99, November 2016, 978 1 4472 9044 5

Tim Barker

Crude Volatility: The History and the Future of Boom-Bust Oil Prices by Robert McNally. Columbia, 300 pp., £27.95, January 2017, 978 0 231 17814 3

Adam Mars-Jones

The Descent of Man by Grayson Perry. Penguin, 160 pp., £8.99, April 2017, 978 0 14 198174 1

Brian Dillon

At the Ikon Gallery: Jean Painlevé

Pankaj Mishra

The Discovery of Chance: The Life and Thought of Alexander Herzen by Aileen Kelly. Harvard, 582 pp., £31.95, May 2016, 978 0 674 73711 2

Jenny Turner

Manifestly Haraway: ‘A Cyborg Manifesto’, ‘The Companion Species Manifesto’, Companions in Conversation (with Cary Wolfe) by Donna Haraway. Minnesota, 300 pp., £15.95, April 2016, 978 0 8166 5048 4
Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene by Donna Haraway. Duke, 312 pp., £22.99, August 2016, 978 0 8223 6224 1

Christopher Turner

Sex and Suits: The Evolution of Modern Dress by Anne Hollander. Bloomsbury, reissue, 158 pp., £19.99, August 2016, 978 1 4742 5065 8
The Suit: Form, Function and Style by Christopher Breward. Reaktion, 240 pp., £18, May 2016, 978 1 78023 523 3

Abigail Parry

Poem: ‘You Know Who’

Owen Bennett-Jones

Iraq: The Cost of War by Jeremy Greenstock. Heinemann, 467 pp., £25, November 2016, 978 1 78515 125 5

Elaine Mokhtefi

Diary: Panthers in Algiers

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