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Vol. 41 No. 17 · 12 September 2019

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Vol. 41 No. 17 · 12 September 2019

Stephen Sedley

Trials of the State: Law and the Decline of Politics by Jonathan Sumption. Profile, 128 pp., £9.99, August 2019, 978 1 78816 372 9

Letters

Leni Gillman, Clare Carlisle, Iain Mackintosh, Samar Shams, Colin Cohen, Richard Clogg, Robert Walker, Robert Knight, Danny Dorling, Don Lock, Edward Mayer, Peter Lucey

Julian Barnes

Berthe Morisot  Musée d’Orsay (until 22 September)

Jeremy Waldron

Revolutionary Constitutions: Charismatic Leadership and the Rule of Law by Bruce Ackerman. Harvard, 457 pp., £25.95, May 2019, 978 0 674 97068 7

Richard J. Evans

Michael Gove: A Man in a Hurry by Owen Bennett. Biteback, 422 pp., £20, July 2019, 978 1 78590 440 0

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood’

Seamus Perry

The Book of Baruch by the Gnostic Justin by Geoffrey Hill. Oxford, 148 pp., £20, April 2019, 978 0 19 882952 2

Benjamin Kunkel

Short Cuts: The Amazon Burning

Josephine Quinn

Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth by Jodi Magness. Princeton, 280 pp., £24, May 2019, 978 0 691 16710 7

Helen McCarthy

Mother: An Unconventional History by Sarah Knott. Viking, 336 pp., £14.99, March 2019, 978 0 241 19860 5

Emily Berry

Poem: ‘from ‘Unexhausted Time’’

Lynne Vallone

Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History by Yunte Huang. Liveright, 416 pp., £11.99, May 2019, 978 1 63149 545 8

Nicola Jennings

At the National Gallery: Bartolomé Bermejo

Michael Wood

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie. Cape, 397 pp., £20, August 2019, 978 1 78733 191 4

Colin Kidd

John Law: A Scottish Adventurer of the 18th Century by James Buchan. MacLehose, 513 pp., £14.99, August 2019, 978 1 84866 608 5

John Burnside

Three Poems

Andrew McGettigan

Fiscal Illusions

Alice Spawls

At the Ponds

Nicole Flattery

Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry. Canongate, 224 pp., £14.99, June 2019, 978 1 78211 617 2

Robert Fothergill

Diary: Among the Leavisites

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