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Vol. 40 No. 15 · 2 August 2018

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Cover Artist

Anne Rothenstein

Ferdinand Mount

A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle by Julian Jackson. Allen Lane, 887 pp., £35, June 2018, 978 1 84614 351 9

Letters

Steve Rigby, Paul Delaney, Danny Dorling, Stephen Essrig, Jacob Sider Jost, Christopher Bertram, Philip Welch, Craig Sams, Dominic Rushbury, Rhoda Koenig, Colin Leys, Ian Birchall, Duncan McLean

William Davies

Short Cuts: Jordan Peterson

Adam Mars-Jones

Never Anyone But You by Rupert Thomson. Corsair, 340 pp., £18.99, June 2018, 978 1 4721 5350 0

David Thomson

On the Sofa

John Lanchester

Story: ‘Love Island’

David Runciman

The World as It Is: Inside the Obama White House by Ben Rhodes. Bodley Head, 450 pp., £20, June 2018, 978 1 84792 517 6

Stephanie Burt

On Laura Kasischke

Malcolm Bull

Age of Anger: A History of the Present by Pankaj Mishra. Penguin, 416 pp., £9.99, February 2018, 978 0 14 198408 7

Isabel Galleymore

Poem: ‘No Inclination to Smile’

Perry Anderson

Time Unfolded

Brian Dillon

At Tate Modern: Joan Jonas

Frances Leviston

Poem: ‘I see thee better’

David Trotter

Beyond the Stars, Vol.1: The Boy from Riga by Sergei Eisenstein, translated by William Powell. Seagull, 558 pp., £16.99, June 2018, 978 0 85742 488 4
On the Detective Story by Sergei Eisenstein, translated by Alan Upchurch. Seagull, 229 pp., £16.99, November 2017, 978 0 85742 490 7
On Disney by Sergei Eisenstein, translated by Alan Upchurch. Seagull, 208 pp., £16.99, November 2017, 978 0 85742 491 4
The Short-Fiction Scenario by Sergei Eisenstein, translated by Alan Upchurch. Seagull, 115 pp., £16.99, November 2017, 978 0 85742 489 1
Movement, Action, Image, Montage: Sergei Eisenstein and the Cinema in Crisis by Luka Arsenjuk. Minnesota, 249 pp., £19.99, February 2018, 978 1 5179 0320 6

Thomas Jones

In Bayeux

Richard J. Evans

Hitler’s Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich by Eric Kurlander. Yale, 422 pp., £12.99, May 2018, 978 0 300 23454 1

Emily Witt

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner. Cape, 340 pp., £16.99, June 2018, 978 1 910702 67 3

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘Sergio Leone’

Joanna Biggs

Crudo by Olivia Laing. Picador, 140 pp., £12.99, June 2018, 978 1 5098 9283 9

Nick Richardson

Diary: Elves and Aliens

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