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Vol. 41 No. 15 · 1 August 2019

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Cover Artist

Beth Holgate

Letters

Clemens Driessen, Anna Coote; Ian Gough, Martin Ryle, John Gillingham, Ian Gowans, Cinzia Arruzza, Nancy Fraser; Tithi Bhattacharya, Lorna Finlayson, John Krige, Rory Allen, Richard Gaunt, The Editors

Thomas Meaney

Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America by Kathleen Belew. Harvard, 330 pp., £23.95, April 2018, 978 0 674 28607 8
Revolutionaries for the Right Anti-Communist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War by Kyle Burke. North Carolina, 337 pp., June 2018, 978 1 4696 4073 0

Sheng Yun

Little Reunions by Eileen Chang, translated by Jane Weizhen Pan and Martin Merz. NYRB, 352 pp., £9.99, February, 978 1 68137 127 6

Lorna Finlayson

Short Cuts: The Rot

James Meek

The Two Jacobs

Sheila Fitzpatrick

To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture by Eleonory Gilburd. Harvard, 458 pp., £28.95, January, 978 0 674 98071 6

Terry Eagleton

Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard by Clare Carlisle. Allen Lane, 368 pp., £25, April, 978 0 241 28358 5

Julian Bell

At Tate Britain: Van Gogh

Diarmaid MacCulloch

St Patrick Retold: The Legend and History of Ireland’s Patron Saint by Roy Flechner. Princeton, 320 pp., £22, March 2019, 978 0 691 18464 7

Christopher Tayler

Mitz: The Marmoset of Bloomsbury by Sigrid Nunez. Soft Skull, 172 pp., £12.50, August, 978 1 59376 582 8
The Friend by Sigrid Nunez. Virago, 213 pp., £8.99, February, 978 0 349 01281 0

Ben Walker

At the British Museum: Manga

Elisa Gabbert

Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor. Picador, 341 pp., £14.99, April, 978 1 5290 0766 4

Colin Grant

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David Blight. Simon and Schuster, 892 pp., £30, November 2018, 978 1 4165 9031 6

Frederick Seidel

Poem: ‘Moto Poeta’

Norma Clarke

Writing the Lives of the English Poor, 1750s-1830s by Steven King. McGill, 480 pp., £27.99, February, 978 0 7735 5649 2

Michael Wood

At the Movies: Agnès Varda

Francis Gooding

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future by David Wallace-Wells. Allen Lane, 320 pp., £20, February, 978 0 241 35521 3

Tom Crewe

Diary: The Queen and I

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