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Vol. 40 No. 6 · 22 March 2018

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Cover Artist

Beth Holgate

Letters

Jeremy Gordon, Eamon Duffy, Gary Leiser, John Rappole, Ian Rapley, John-Paul McCarthy, Cal McCrystal, Vicky Lebeau, Geoffrey Giles, Purky Kidder, Rob McKenzie, Philip Clark, James Graham, Steven Rendall

Amia Srinivasan

Does anyone have the right to sex?

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘The Shape of Water’

Linda Colley

Can history help?

Michael Neill

TheShakespearean Forest by Anne Barton. Cambridge, 185 pp., £75, August 2017, 978 0 521 57344 3

Jeremy Harding

Phantom Africa by Michel Leiris, translated by Brent Hayes Edwards. Seagull, 711 pp., £42, January 2017, 978 0 85742 377 1

Mark Ford

Poem: ‘Love Triangle’

Eric Foner

The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History by Anne C. Bailey. Cambridge, 197 pp., £19.99, November 2017, 978 1 316 64348 8

Stuart Middleton

Max Eastman: A Life by Christoph Irmscher. Yale, 434 pp., £35, August 2017, 978 0 300 22256 2

Eleanor Birne

At Kettle’s Yard: The Reopening

Christopher Tayler

The Impostor by Javier Cercas, translated by Frank Wynne. MacLehose Press, 429 pp., £20, November 2017, 978 0 85705 650 4

Tom Crewe

Short Cuts: Colourisation

John Barrell

Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain by Julian Glover. Bloomsbury, 403 pp., £10.99, January 2018, 978 1 4088 3748 1

Steven Rose

Improbable Destinies: How Predictable Is Evolution? by Jonathan Losos. Allen Lane, 364 pp., £20, August 2017, 978 0 241 20192 3

Theo Tait

The Adulterants by Joe Dunthorne. Hamish Hamilton, 173 pp., £12.99, February 2018, 978 0 241 30547 8

Gaby Wood

In a Lonely Place by Dorothy B. Hughes. NYRB, 224 pp., $14.95, August 2017, 978 1 68137 147 4
In a Lonely Place directed by Nicholas Ray. Criterion Collection, £14.99

Eli Silberman

Diary: The Victory Day Parade

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