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Vol. 39 No. 18 · 21 September 2017

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Vol. 39 No. 18 · 21 September 2017

Pankaj Mishra

The Retreat of Western Liberalism by Edward Luce. Little, Brown, 240 pp., £16.99, May 2017, 978 1 4087 1041 8
The Fate of the West: Battle to Save the World’s Most Successful Political Idea by Bill Emmott. Economist, 257 pp., £22, May 2017, 978 1 61039 780 3
The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics by David Goodhart. Hurst, 256 pp., £20, March 2017, 978 1 84904 799 9
The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics by Mark Lilla. Harper, 143 pp., £20, August 2017, 978 0 06 269743 1
The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam by Douglas Murray. Bloomsbury, 343 pp., £18.99, May 2017, 978 1 4729 4224 1

Letters

Marisol Hutchison, Gavin Francis, Derek Summerfield, David Taylor Johannesen, A.C. Willment, John Sweeney, Malcolm Deas, Michael Neill, Jonathan Sawday, Debbie Bookchin, Kenneth Baker, The Editors, Hugo Blake, Joseph Nuttgens, Musab Younis, Peter Smith

Tom Crewe

Short Cuts: The State of Statuary

Thomas Meaney

In the Centre of the Centre

David Thomson

The Vietnam War directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. PBS, ten episodes

August Kleinzahler

The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery’s Early Life by Karin Roffman. Farrar, Straus, 316 pp., £25.50, June 2017, 978 0 374 29384 0

Eleanor Birne

At Tate Modern: Fahrelnissa Zeid

Susan Pedersen

Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late 20th Century by James Hinton. Oxford, 207 pp., £25, October 2016, 978 0 19 878713 6

Mary-Kay Wilmers

John Sturrock

Ian Patterson

On Keston Sutherland

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Facing the Revocation: Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King’s Will by Carolyn Chappell Lougee. Oxford, 488 pp., £37.99, December 2016, 978 0 19 024131 5

Robert F. Worth

The City Always Wins by Omar Robert Hamilton. Faber, 312 pp., £14.99, August 2017, 978 0 571 33517 6
Chronicle of a Last Summer: A Novel of Egypt by Yasmine El Rashidi. Tim Duggan, 181 pp., £11.70, June 2017, 978 0 7704 3729 9

Paul Grimstad

The Night Ocean by Paul La Farge. Penguin, 389 pp., £19.99, March 2017, 978 1 101 98108 5

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Detroit’

Christopher Tayler

Twin Peaks: The Return created by Mark Frost and David Lynch. Showtime/Sky Atlantic, 18 episodes, 21 May 2017 to 3 September 2017

Swati Dhingra and Nikhil Datta

How Not to Do Trade Deals

Anne Enright

Diary: Call Yourself George

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