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Vol. 40 No. 16 · 30 August 2018

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Vol. 40 No. 16 · 30 August 2018

Ian Jack

Auntie’s War: The BBC during the Second World War by Edward Stourton. Doubleday, 422 pp., £20, November 2017, 978 0 85752 332 7

Letters

Tim Halliday, Malcolm McGeoch, Paul F. Hoffman, Russell Seitz, Christopher Prendergast, Eric Kurlander, Brendan Kelly, Joseph Winkelman, Onni Gust, Alex Abramovich, Brian Ridsdale, Jeremy Harding, Martin Sanderson

Ange Mlinko

Poem: ‘Ducks’

Susan Pedersen

Rise Up, Women! The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes by Diane Atkinson. Bloomsbury, 670 pp., £30, February 2018, 978 1 4088 4404 5
Hearts and Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote by Jane Robinson. Doubleday, 374 pp., £20, January 2018, 978 0 85752 391 4

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’

Tariq Ali

Ants among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India by Sujatha Gidla. Daunt, 341 pp., £14.99, May 2018, 978 1 911547 20 4

Azadeh Moaveni

The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion by Anabel Inge. Oxford, 320 pp., £16.99, May 2018, 978 0 19 088920 3
Veil by Rafia Zakaria. Bloomsbury, 160 pp., £9.99, September 2017, 978 1 5013 2277 8

Michael Hofmann

Two Poems

Stephen Sedley

The Conservative Human Rights Revolution: European Identity, Transnational Politics and the Origins of the European Convention by Marco Duranti. Oxford, 502 pp., £59, February 2017, 978 0 19 981138 0

Mary Wellesley

Short Cuts: Making Parchment

Natasha Wheatley

The Habsburg Empire: A New History by Pieter Judson. Harvard, 567 pp., £17.95, September 2018, 978 0 674 98676 3

Inigo Thomas

At the Shore

Adam Shatz

Bibi: The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin Netanyahu by Anshel Pfeffer. Hurst, 423 pp., £20, May 2018, 978 1 84904 988 7

Colin Burrow

The Long Take by Robin Robertson. Picador, 256 pp., £14.99, February 2018, 978 1 5098 4688 7

Marina Warner

Women Who Fly: Goddesses, Witches, Mystics and Other Airborne Females by Serinity Young. Oxford, 432 pp., £19.99, May 2018, 978 0 19 530788 7

Matthew Bevis

Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Selected Writings edited by Josie Billington and Philip Davis. Oxford, 592 pp., £14.99, February 2018, 978 0 19 879763 0

Sally Rooney

Motherhood by Sheila Heti. Harvill Secker, 277 pp., £16.99, May 2018, 978 1 84655 837 5

Thomas Chatterton Williams

Feel Free: Essays by Zadie Smith. Hamish Hamilton, 464 pp., £20, February 2018, 978 0 241 14689 7

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘All’

Kieran Setiya

Philosophy within Its Proper Bounds by Edouard Machery. Oxford, 224 pp., £40, August 2017, 978 0 19 880752 0

Stephen W. Smith

Diary: Sankarism

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