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Vol. 39 No. 22 · 16 November 2017

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Anne Rothenstein

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Vol. 39 No. 22 · 16 November 2017

Adam Shatz

The President and the Bomb

Letters

John Dewey, David Hall, Julian Hargreaves, Michael Selzer, Kate Griffin, Blaine Stothard, Philip Jacobson, Syed Hashmi

Qi Gua

The Headline Prince

T.J. Clark

Reinstall the Footlights

Owen Bennett-Jones

Gerry Adams: An Unauthorised Life by Malachi O’Doherty. Faber, 356 pp., £14.99, September 2017, 978 0 571 31595 6

Frederick Seidel

Poem: ‘Generalissimo Francisco Franco Is Still Dead’

Alice Spawls

If It Weren’t for Charlotte

Danny Dorling

Short Cuts: Life Expectancy

Daniel Smith

A Smell of Burning: The Story of Epilepsy by Colin Grant. Cape, 242 pp., £16.99, August 2016, 978 0 224 10182 0
The End of Epilepsy? A History of the Modern Era of Epilepsy, 1860-2010 by Dieter Schmidt and Simon Shorvon. Oxford, 208 pp., £39.99, September 2016, 978 0 19 872590 9

Tom Crewe

At the Queen’s Gallery, Edinburgh: Roger Fenton

Thomas Jones

Pinpoint: How GPS Is Changing Our World by Greg Milner. Granta, 336 pp., £9.99, June 2017, 978 1 84708 709 6

Michael Kulikowski

The Shape of the Roman Order: The Republic and Its Spaces by Daniel J. Gargola. North Carolina, 320 pp., £47.95, March 2017, 978 1 4696 3182 0
The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City edited by Andrea Carandini, translated by Andrew Campbell Halavais. Princeton, 1280 pp., £148.95, February 2017, 978 0 691 16347 5

Caroline Shenton

Fixing Westminster

Theo Tait

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. Hamish Hamilton, 229 pp., £12.99, March 2017, 978 0 241 29008 8

Christopher Tayler

The Golden House by Salman Rushdie. Cape, 370 pp., £18.99, September 2017, 978 1 78733 015 3

Marina Warner

Diary: Literary Diplomacy

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