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Vol. 40 No. 13 · 5 July 2018

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Cover Artist

Beth Holgate

John Lanchester

After the Fall

Letters

Tony Sullivan, Anna Minton, Neil Blackshaw, Jessica Otey, Olaf Olsen, Roger Morsley-Smith, Rod Edmond, Nicky Hamlyn, Erika Owens, Ralph O’Connor, Andrew Tyrrell Hanson

Jo Glanville

The Journalistic Exemption

Thomas Jones

The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson. Century, 513 pp., £20, June 2018, 978 1 78089 839 1

Keith Thomas

A Day at Home in Early Modern England: Material Culture and Domestic Life, 1500-1700 by Tara Hamling and Catherine Richardson. Yale, 311 pp., £40, October 2017, 978 0 300 19501 9

Didier Fassin

Revolution Française: Emmanuel Macron and the Quest to Reinvent a Nation by Sophie Pedder. Bloomsbury, 297 pp., £25, June 2018, 978 1 4729 4860 1

Gwen Burnyeat

Short Cuts: The Colombian Peace Process

James Sheehan

The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End, 1917-23 by Robert Gerwarth. Allen Lane, 446 pp., £10.99, June 2017, 978 0 14 197637 2

Katherine Rundell

Consider the Lemur

Sarah Perry

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine by Lindsey Fitzharris. Allen Lane, 304 pp., £16.99, October 2017, 978 0 241 26249 8

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘My Skin Is’

Francis Wade

Fleas We Greatly Loathe

James Attlee

At Tate Modern: ‘Picasso 1932’

Eric Banks

The Age of the Horse: An Equine Journey through Human History by Susanna Forrest. Atlantic, 418 pp., £9.99, October 2017, 978 0 85789 900 2
Farewell to the Horse: The Final Century of Our Relationship by Ulrich Raulff, translated by Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp. Penguin, 448 pp., £9.99, February 2018, 978 0 14 198317 2

Adam Smyth

Albrecht Dürer: Documentary Biography by Jeffrey Ashcroft. Yale, 1216 pp., £95, January 2017, 978 0 300 21084 2

Paul Franz

On Ange Mlinko

Alex Harvey

Paradise Lost: A Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald by David S. Brown. Harvard, 424 pp., £21.95, May 2017, 978 0 674 50482 0
‘I’d Die for You’ and Other Lost Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Scribner, 384 pp., £9.99, April 2018, 978 1 4711 6473 6

Jane Campbell

Diary: The Rarest Bird in the World

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