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Vol. 41 No. 12 · 20 June 2019

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Cover Artist

Anne Rothenstein

Letters

Nico Mann, Russell Jackson, Andrew Whitehead, James Grainger, Adrian Guelke, Dominic Pearce, Lawrence Dunn, Ben Bethell, David Lobina, Mark Sheehan, Alice Wickenden, Danny Dorling

David Runciman

Steely Women in a World of Wobbly Men

William Davies

They don’t even need ideas

Tom Stevenson

How to Run a Caliphate

Ian Penman

Prince: Life and Times by Jason Draper. Chartwell, 216 pp., £15.99, February 2017, 978 0 7858 3497 7
The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince by Mayte Garcia. Trapeze, 304 pp., £9.99, April 2018, 978 1 4091 7121 8

Kathleen Jamie

Short Cuts: Queuing for Everest

Andrew Preston

The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War by Michael Cotey Morgan. Princeton, 424 pp., £27, November 2018, 978 0 691 17606 2

Blake Morrison

Homeland by Walter Kempowski, translated by Charlotte Collins. Granta, 240 pp., £14.99, November 2018, 978 1 78378 352 6

Mark Ford

Philip Larkin: Letters Home, 1936-77 edited by James Booth. Faber, 688 pp., £40, November 2018, 978 0 571 33559 6

Lili Owen Rowlands

A Father: Puzzle by Sibylle Lacan, translated by Adrian Nathan West. MIT, 92 pp., £20, July 2019, 978 0 262 03931 4

Daisy Hildyard

At the Biennale: ‘Sun and Sea (Marina)’

Luke Kennard

Early Work by Andrew Martin. Picador, 256 pp., £14.50, July 2019, 978 1 250 21501 7

Adam Shatz

Jean-Pierre Melville: Le Solitaire by Bertrand Teissier. Fayard, 272 pp., €22, October 2017, 978 2 213 70573 6
Jean-Pierre Melville, une vie by Antoine de Baecque. Seuil, 244 pp., €32, October 2017, 978 2 02 137107 9

Michael Hofmann

At the Orangerie: Marc and Macke

Paul Theroux

Diary: My Gaggle

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