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Vol. 41 No. 23 · 5 December 2019

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Anne Rothenstein

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Vol. 41 No. 23 · 5 December 2019

David Runciman

BJ + Brexit or JC + 2 refs?

Letters

Nicholas Shakespeare, Paul Routledge, Helen Buckingham, Mary Guy, Rory Allen, Lisa Appignanesi, Michael Kuczynski, Jane Campbell, Paul Keegan, Andrew Huxtable

Adam Tooze

Emil Nolde: The Artist during the Third Reich edited by Bernhard Fulda, Aya Soika and Christian Ring. Prestel, 320 pp., £45, May 2019, 978 3 7913 5894 9

Musab Younis

Autumn in Paris

Patricia Lockwood

Girl by Edna O’Brien. Faber, 230 pp., £16.99, September, 978 0 571 34116 0

Maureen N. McLane

Poem: ‘Get What You Want’

Joanna Biggs

The Topeka School by Ben Lerner. Granta, 304 pp., £16.99, November, 978 1 78378 572 8

William Davies

Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason by Justin E.H. Smith. Princeton, 344 pp., £25, April, 978 0 691 17867 7

James Meek

Short Cuts: Deepfakery

Katrina Forrester

Will the Gig Economy Prevail? by Colin Crouch. Polity, 140 pp., £9.99, February 2019, 978 1 5095 3244 5

Robin Robertson

Poem: ‘Inside Tobar na Marbh’

Ghada Karmi

Constantly Dangled, Endlessly Receding

Julian Bell

At the National Gallery: Gauguin Portraits

Colin Kidd

Conservative Revolutionary: The Lives of Lewis Namier by D.W. Hayton. Manchester, 472 pp., £25, August, 978 0 7190 8603 8

Anthony Grafton

Engineering the Eternal City: Infrastructure, Topography and the Culture of Knowledge in Late 16th-Century Rome by Pamela Long. Chicago, 369 pp., £34, November 2018, 978 0 226 59128 5

Matthew Bevis

On Douglas Crase

David Thomson

The Contender: The Story of Marlon Brando by William J. Mann. HarperCollins, 718 pp., £22, November, 978 0 06 242764 9

Jon Day

Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann. Galley Beggar, 1030 pp., £13.99, September, 978 1 913111 98 4

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘The Irishman’

Freya Johnston

The Pocket: A Hidden History of Women’s Lives, 1660-1900 by Barbara Burman and Ariane Fennetaux. Yale, 264 pp., £35, May, 978 0 300 23907 2

Ben Walker

Diary: ‘A test case for Corbynism’

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