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Vol. 40 No. 4 · 22 February 2018

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Vol. 40 No. 4 · 22 February 2018

Jacqueline Rose

Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus by Vanessa Grigoriadis. Houghton Mifflin, 332 pp., £20, September 2017, 978 0 544 70255 4
Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus by Laura Kipnis. HarperCollins, 245 pp., £20, April 2017, 978 0 06 265786 2
Living a Feminist Life by Sara Ahmed. Duke, 312 pp., £20.99, February 2017, 978 0 8223 6319 4
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay. Corsair, 288 pp., £13.99, July 2017, 978 1 4721 5111 7
Difficult Women by Roxane Gay. Corsair, 272 pp., £13.99, January 2017, 978 1 4721 5277 0

Letters

Moira Dustin, David Ollier Weber, Catharine A. MacKinnon, Lorna Finlayson, Donald MacKenzie, Diana Neslen, Dianne Mitchell, Fabian Acker

Inigo Thomas

Short Cuts: At the Ladbroke Arms

Abigail Parry

Poem: ‘The nine lives you might have lived, were it not for the nine thin spells through your heart’

Meehan Crist

The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities and the Remaking of the Civilised World by Jeff Goodell. Black Inc., 340 pp., £17.99, October 2017, 978 1 76064 041 5

Francis Gooding

Palaeoart: Visions of the Prehistoric Past by Zoë Lescaze. Taschen, 289 pp., £75, August 2017, 978 3 8365 5511 1

Pankaj Mishra

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Hamish Hamilton, 367 pp., £16.99, October 2017, 978 0 241 32523 0

Nicolas Pelham

The Precarious Rise of the Gulf Despots

Emily Hasler

Poem: ‘The Valley of the Stour with Dedham in the Distance’

John Lahr

Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell by David Yaffe. Farrar, Straus, 420 pp., £20, October 2017, 978 0 374 24813 0

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Phantom Thread’

J. Robert Lennon

Kurt Vonnegut: Complete Stories edited by Jerome Klinkowitz and Dan Wakefield. Seven Stories, 911 pp., £29.99, November 2017, 978 1 60980 808 2

Katherine Rundell

Consider the Pangolin

Colm Tóibín

His Spittin’ Image

Jamie McKendrick

Two Poems

Richard J. Evans

Stormtroopers: A New History of Hitler’s Brownshirts by Daniel Siemens. Yale, 459 pp., £25, October 2017, 978 0 300 19681 8

Adrian West

At the Prado: Mariano Fortuny y Marsal

Rory Scothorne

The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong. Verso, 242 pp., £12.99, October 2017, 978 1 78663 463 4
Poverty Safari by Darren McGarvey. Luath, 244 pp., £7.99, November 2017, 978 1 912147 03 8

Rupert Beale

Diary: Edit Your Own Genes

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