Vol. 40 No. 19 · 11 October 2018

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Vol. 40 No. 19 · 11 October 2018

David Runciman

Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward. Simon & Schuster, 448 pp., £20, September 2018, 978 1 4711 8129 0

Letters

William Etheridge, The Editors, Lion Summerbell, Steve Balogh, Michael Dobson, Melissa Monroe, Stephen Sedley, Sam Allison, Peter Rowland, Clara Magnani

Stephen Sedley

The Trial of the Kaiser by William A. Schabas. Oxford, 432 pp., £24.99, October 2018, 978 0 19 883385 7

Thomas Laqueur

Lynched for Drinking from a White Man’s Well

Francis FitzGibbon

Short Cuts: The Court of Appeal

James Meek

Brexit and Myths of Englishness

Marina Warner

This Little Art by Kate Briggs. Fitzcarraldo, 365 pp., £12.99, September 2017, 978 1 910695 45 6
Translation as Transhumance by Mireille Gansel, translated by Ros Schwartz. Les Fugitives, 150 pp., £10, November 2017, 978 0 9930093 3 4
Sympathy for the Traitor: A Translation Manifesto by Mark Polizzotti. MIT, 168 pp., £17.99, May 2018, 978 0 262 03799 0
The 100 Best Novels in Translation by Boyd Tonkin. Galileo, 304 pp., £14.99, June 2018, 978 1 903385 67 8
The Work of Literary Translation by Clive Scott. Cambridge, 285 pp., £75, June 2018, 978 1 108 42682 4

Katherine Rundell

Consider the Wombat

Vadim Nikitin

A Terrible Country by Keith Gessen. Fitzcarraldo, 352 pp., £12.99, July 2018, 978 1 910695 76 0

Rosemary Hill

At the British Museum: ‘Ian Hislop’s Search for Dissent’

Amia Srinivasan

International Shark Attack File  University of Florida, www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/shark-attacks

Rebecca Tamás

Poem: ‘Palermo’

Colin Burrow

Robert Graves: From a Great War Poet to ‘Goodbye to All That’, 1895-1929 by Jean Moorcroft Wilson. Bloomsbury, 461 pp., £25, August 2018, 978 1 4729 2914 3
The Reader over Your Shoulder: A Handbook for Writers of English Prose by Robert Graves and Alan Hodge. Seven Stories, 613 pp., £30, September 2017, 978 1 60980 733 7

Katrina Navickas

The Moral Economists: R.H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E.P. Thompson and the Critique of Capitalism by Tim Rogan. Princeton, 263 pp., £30, December 2017, 978 0 691 17300 9

August Kleinzahler

At the Nailya Alexander Gallery: George Tice

Barbara Newman

Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages by Jack Hartnell. Wellcome, 346 pp., £25, March 2018, 978 1 78125 679 4

Patrick Cockburn

At the North Gate

Hal Foster

Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen by John P. Jacob and Luke Skrebowski. Smithsonian American Art Museum, 252 pp., £45, July 2018, 978 1 911282 33 4
Trevor Paglen by Lauren Cornell, Julia Bryan-Wilson and Omar Kholeif. Phaidon, 160 pp., £29.95, May 2018, 978 0 7148 7344 2

Christian Lorentzen

Spying on Writers

Yun Sheng

Diary: Husband Shopping in Beijing

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