Vol. 42 No. 12 · 18 June 2020

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Cover Artist

Anne Rothenstein

Adam Shatz

America Explodes

Letters

Jeremy Harding, Jean Strouse, Andrew O'Hagan, Russell Davies, Jeffrey Susla, Conrad Natzio, Michael Meltsner, Albion Urdank, Jim Holt, Adam Taylor, James Cowan, Robert Morton, Suzanne Rickard, Marc David Jacobs, Diane Vaughan

Thomas Laqueur

Learning from the Germans: Confronting Race and the Memory of Evil by Susan Neiman. Allen Lane, 415 pp., £20, August 2019, 978 0 241 26286 3

Michael Kulikowski

The War for Gaul: A New Translation by Julius Caesar, translated by James J. O’Donnell. Princeton, 324 pp., £22, September 2019, 978 0 691 17492 1

Thomas Keymer

Radical Wordsworth: The Poet who Changed the World by Jonathan Bate. William Collins, 608 pp., £25, April, 978 0 00 816742 4
William Wordsworth: A Life by Stephen Gill. Oxford, new edition, 688 pp., £25, April, 978 0 19 881711 6

Clare Bucknell

At the National Gallery: Nicolaes Maes

Lavinia Greenlaw

Footprints: In Search of Future Fossils by David Farrier. Fourth Estate, 307 pp., £16.99, March, 978 0 00 828634 7

Nick Richardson

Extraterrestrial Languages by Daniel Oberhaus. MIT, 252 pp., £20, October 2019, 978 0 262 04306 9

Joanna Biggs

Short Cuts: The Manifesto Instinct

David Runciman

The Nation City: Why Mayors Are Now Running the World by Rahm Emanuel. Knopf, 256 pp., £20.89, February, 978 0 525 65638 8

Patrick Cockburn

Julian Assange in Limbo

Tessa Hadley

Complete Novels by Jean Stafford. Library of America, 912 pp., £34, November 2019, 978 1 59853 644 7

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Poem: ‘ode’

Jessica Loudis

Mrs Escobar: My Life with Pablo by Victoria Eugenia Henao. Ebury, 544 pp., £12.99, August 2019, 978 1 78503 992 8

Ben Walker

On the Pitch

Gaby Wood

Diary: How to Draw an Albatross

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