Vol. 39 No. 12 · 15 June 2017

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Cover Artist

Jon McNaught

Letters

, James Grainger, Josh Beer, Noam Chomsky, Jackson Lears, Philip Murphy, Annalena McAfee, Paul Sutton, David Watson, Harry Marsh, Jack Blum, David Elstein, Jim Chaplin

James Wood

Thomas Hardy: Half A Londoner by Mark Ford. Harvard, 305 pp., £20, October 2016, 978 0 674 73789 1

Alex de Waal

The Nazis Used It, We Use It

Ian Jack

What Next: How to Get the Best from Brexit by Daniel Hannan. Head of Zeus, 298 pp., £9.99, November 2016, 978 1 78669 193 4
The Bad Boys of Brexit: Tales of Mischief, Mayhem & Guerrilla Warfare in the EU Referendum Campaign by Arron Banks. Biteback, 354 pp., £9.99, June 2017, 978 1 78590 205 5
All Out War: The Full Story of How Brexit Sank Britain’s Political Class by Tim Shipman. William Collins, 688 pp., £9.99, June 2017, 978 0 00 821517 0

Jérôme Tubiana

Short Cuts: Migrant Smugglers

Mike Jay

Mad-Doctors in the Dock: Defending the Diagnosis, 1760-1913 by Joel Peter Eigen. Johns Hopkins, 206 pp., £29.50, September 2016, 978 1 4214 2048 6

Sara Roy

If Israel were smart

Fredric Jameson

No Magic, No Metaphor

John-Paul Stonard

At the Palace Museum: Chinese Painting

Michael Hofmann

Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life by Yiyun Li. Hamish Hamilton, 208 pp., £14.99, February 2017, 978 0 241 28395 0

Clare Bucknell

The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson with Lady Bradshaigh and Lady Echlin edited by Peter Sabor. Cambridge, three vols, 1200 pp., £275, November 2016, 978 1 107 14552 8

Adam Smyth

Paper: Paging through History by Mark Kurlansky. Norton, 416 pp., £12.99, June 2017, 978 0 393 35370 9

Sadiah Qureshi

Black and British: A Forgotten History by David Olusoga. Pan Macmillan, 624 pp., £25, November 2016, 978 1 4472 9973 8

Stephen Knight

Poem: ‘Where This Train Terminates’

Denis Feeney

Virgil’s Ascanius: Imagining the Future in the ‘Aeneid’ by Anne Rogerson. Cambridge, 246 pp., £75, January 2017, 978 1 107 11539 2

Michael Wood

At the Movies: From ‘Alien’ to ‘Covenant’

Christopher Tayler

The Seventh Function of Language by Laurent Binet, translated by Sam Taylor. Harvill Secker, 390 pp., £16.99, May 2017, 978 1 910701 58 4

Inigo Thomas

Diary: My Father, Hugh Thomas

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