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Vol. 40 No. 2 · 25 January 2018

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Anne Rothenstein

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Vol. 40 No. 2 · 25 January 2018

Gavin Francis

Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World by Laura Spinney. Jonathan Cape, 352 pp., £20, June 2017, 978 1 910702 37 6

Letters

Clare Short, Frances Butler, Luke Harding, Jackson Lears, Steve Bruce, Bill Asquith, Rick Osborn, Francis Gilbert, Danny Dorling, Michael Rosen, Martin Caiger-Smith, Rhoda Koenig, Cory Stockwell, Kenneth Champeon, David Martin, Simon Down

Colm Tóibín

The Playboy of West 29th Street

T.J. Clark

Cézanne Portraits  National Portrait Gallery, London, until 11 February 2019
Cézanne Portraits  National Gallery of Art, Washington, 25 March 2018 to 1 July 2018

Colin Kidd

Fall Out: A Year Of Political Mayhem by Tim Shipman. William Collins, 559 pp., £25, November 2017, 978 0 00 826438 3

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘Chauncey Hare’

Max Hastings

My Lai: Vietnam, 1968 and the Descent into Darkness by Howard Jones. Oxford, 504 pp., £22.99, June 2017, 978 0 19 539360 6

Barclay Bram

At the Jianchuan Chongqing: Eight Million Things

Jonathan Steele

The Cold War: A World History by Odd Arne Westad. Allen Lane, 710 pp., £30, August 2017, 978 0 241 01131 7

Donald MacKenzie

Short Cuts: Wall Street’s Fear Gauge

Josephine Quinn

Palmyra: An Irreplaceable Treasure by Paul Veyne, translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan. Chicago, 88 pp., £17, April 2017, 978 0 226 42782 9

Deborah Friedell

At the Renwick: Death, in a Nutshell

Lorna Finlayson

Butterfly Politics by Catharine MacKinnon. Harvard, 490 pp., £23.95, April 2017, 978 0 674 41660 4

Frances Leviston

Poem: ‘Emily’s Electrical Absence’

Adam Mars-Jones

Mother Land by Paul Theroux. Hamish Hamilton, 509 pp., £20, November 2017, 978 0 241 14498 5

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Memories of Underdevelopment’

Patrick McGuinness

Selected Poems by Nancy Cunard. Carcanet, 304 pp., £12.99, October 2016, 978 1 78410 236 4

David Runciman

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