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Vol. 41 No. 16 · 15 August 2019

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Anne Rothenstein

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Vol. 41 No. 16 · 15 August 2019

LRB contributors

How bad can it get?

Letters

Stuart Schrader, Norman Rimmell, Roy Flechner, Diarmaid MacCulloch, Ursula Huws, Madhura Swaminathan, Norman Dombey, John Robinson, Robert Hunter, William Baker, Norman Toynton, Glyn Thompson

Chaohua Wang

Hong Kong v. Beijing

Emily Witt

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli. Fourth Estate, 128 pp., £6.99, October 2017, 978 0 00 827192 3
Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli. Fourth Estate, 385 pp., £16.99, March 2019, 978 0 00 829002 3

T.J. Clark

At the Barbican: Lee Krasner

Tim Parks

Arturo’s Island by Elsa Morante, translated by Ann Goldstein. Pushkin, 370 pp., £9.99, May 2019, 978 1 78227 495 7

Thomas Jones

Deviation by Luce d’Eramo, translated by Anne Milano Appel. Pushkin, 347 pp., £20, January 2019, 978 1 78227 388 2

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘Intimation’

Benjamin Lytal

Horizon by Barry Lopez. Bodley Head, 572 pp., £25, March 2019, 978 1 84792 577 0

Inigo Thomas

Reaching for the Moon: A Short History of the Space Race by Roger D. Launius. Yale, 256 pp., £20, July 2019, 978 0 300 23046 8
The Moon: A History for the Future by Oliver Morton. Economist Books, 334 pp., £20, May 2019, 978 1 78816 254 8

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: Jeffrey Epstein’s Little Black Book

Alexander Zevin

Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism by Quinn Slobodian. Harvard, 381 pp., £25.95, March 2018, 978 0 674 97952 9

James Cahill

At Tate Britain: Frank Bowling

Jeremy Harding

Woodstock: Three Days of Peace and Music by Michael Lang. Reel Art Press, 289 pp., £44.95, July 2019, 978 1 909526 62 4

David Runciman

No Spin by Shane Warne. Ebury, 411 pp., £9.99, June 2019, 978 1 78503 785 6

Katherine Rundell

Consider the Swift

Bee Wilson

The London Restaurant: 1840-1914 by Brenda Assael. Oxford, 239 pp., £60, July 2018, 978 0 19 881760 4

Adam Mars-Jones

Late in the Day by Tessa Hadley. Cape, 281 pp., £16.99, February 2019, 978 1 78733 111 2

Anne Wagner

In Cardiff: David Nash

Yonatan Mendel

Diary: A Palestinian Day Out

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