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Vol. 41 No. 2 · 24 January 2019

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Vol. 41 No. 2 · 24 January 2019

James Wolcott

The Life of Saul Bellow: Love and Strife, 1965-2005 by Zachary Leader. Cape, 864 pp., £35, November 2018, 978 0 224 10188 2

Letters

Stephen Sedley, Charles Hope, Sarah Perry, Tom King, Bill Myers, John Calderon, David Elstein, Tim Gopsill, Graham Webb, Georgina Baidoun, Margaret Devitt, Roger Morsley-Smith, Ann Lawson Lucas, Gavin Francis

Seymour M. Hersh

The Vice President’s Men

Sheila Fitzpatrick

The Great Terror: Stalin’s Purge of the Thirties by Robert Conquest. Bodley Head, 576 pp., £20, November 2018, 978 1 84792 568 8
The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivisation and the Terror-Famine by Robert Conquest. Bodley Head, 412 pp., £20, November 2018, 978 1 84792 567 1

Andrew O’Hagan

On Being Late

Peter Green

Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens by David Stuttard. Harvard, 380 pp., £21.95, April 2018, 978 0 674 66044 1

Lola Seaton

Short Cuts: Deliveroo

Steven Shapin

Gene Machine: The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome by Venki Ramakrishnan. Oneworld, 272 pp., £20, September 2018, 978 1 78607 436 2

Nicholas Penny

Modern Painters, Old Masters: The Art of Imitation from the Pre-Raphaelites to the First World War by Elizabeth Prettejohn. Yale, 286 pp., £45, June 2017, 978 0 300 22275 3

Tom Crewe

At Tate Britain: Burne-Jones

Andy Beckett

Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper by Helen Parr. Allen Lane, 382 pp., £20, September 2018, 978 0 241 28894 8

Steve Ely

Poem: ‘No Repentance’

Laura Jacobs

Aaron Copland’s ‘Appalachian Spring’ by Annegret Fauser. Oxford, 144 pp., £10.99, November 2017, 978 0 19 064687 5

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Roma’

Adam Mars-Jones

Tell Them of Battles, Kings and Elephants by Mathias Enard, translated by Charlotte Mandell. Fitzcarraldo, 144 pp., £10.99, November 2018, 978 1 910695 69 2

Rivka Galchen

Autumn by Karl Ove Knausgaard, translated by Ingvild Burkey. Harvill Secker, 240 pp., £16.99, August 2017, 978 1 910701 63 8
Winter by Karl Ove Knausgaard, translated by Ingvild Burkey. Harvill Secker, 272 pp., £16.99, November 2017, 978 1 910701 65 2
Spring by Karl Ove Knausgaard, translated by Ingvild Burkey. Harvill Secker, 192 pp., £16.99, February 2018, 978 1 910701 67 6
Summer by Karl Ove Knausgaard, translated by Ingvild Burkey. Harvill Secker, 416 pp., £16.99, June 2018, 978 1 910701 69 0

Jamie Martin

Till Time’s Last Sand: A History of the Bank of England, 1694-2013 by David Kynaston. Bloomsbury, 879 pp., £35, September 2017, 978 1 4088 6856 0

Richard Lloyd Parry

Diary: In Pyongyang

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