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Vol. 39 No. 14 · 13 July 2017

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Cover Artist

Jon McNaught

William Davies

Reasons for Corbyn

Letters

Nicholas Tracy, Naomi Hossain, Chris Knight, Hilary Rose, Helen Gough, Peter Holt, Richard Carter, Dick Pountain, John Cunningham, Emily Witt, Raymond Clayton, Mike Connelly, Patrick Ainley

Anne Stillman

Jean Cocteau: A Life by Claude Arnaud, translated by Lauren Elkin and Charlotte Mandell. Yale, 1024 pp., £30, September 2016, 978 0 300 17057 3

David Bromwich

The Age of Detesting Trump

Simon Wren-Lewis

Short Cuts: Magic Money Trees

Adam Mars-Jones

The Boat Rocker by Ha Jin. Pantheon, 222 pp., £20, October 2016, 978 0 307 91162 9

Daniel Trilling

Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move by Reece Jones. Verso, 208 pp., £16.99, October 2016, 978 1 78478 471 3
Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts and Paul Collier. Allen Lane, 288 pp., £20, March 2017, 978 0 241 28923 5
No Borders: The Politics of Immigration Control and Resistance by Natasha King. Zed, 208 pp., £16.99, October 2016, 978 1 78360 467 8

Colin Burrow

On Philip Terry

Namara Smith

Priestdaddy: A Memoir by Patricia Lockwood. Allen Lane, 333 pp., £14.99, May 2017, 978 1 84614 920 7

Sean Borodale

Two Poems

Sheila Heti

The First Wife by Paulina Chiziane, translated by David Brookshaw. Archipelago, 250 pp., £14.99, August 2016, 978 0 914671 48 0

Julian Bell

In Cardiff: Gillian Ayres

Stefan Collini

Ark of Civilisation: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-45 edited by Sally Crawford, Katharina Ulmschneider and Jaś Elsner. Oxford, 396 pp., £75, March 2017, 978 0 19 968755 8

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘I’m Reading Your Mind’

Steven Shapin

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari. Vintage, 528 pp., £9.99, March 2017, 978 1 78470 393 6

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Wonder Woman’

Lawrence Goldman

Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist by Laura Beers. Harvard, 568 pp., £23.95, October 2016, 978 0 674 97152 3

Duncan Wheeler

Diary: Bullfighting

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