Vol. 42 No. 19 · 8 October 2020

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Vol. 42 No. 19 · 8 October 2020

Letters

Geoff Thompson, Neal Ascherson, Stewart Lee, Andy Connell, Martin McIvor, Benjamin Britz, Norbert Hirschhorn, Geoffrey Taunton

Christopher Clark

Metternich: Strategist and Visionary by Wolfram Siemann, translated by Daniel Steuer. Harvard, 900 pp., £31.95, November 2019, 978 0 674 74392 2

Frederick Wilmot-Smith

Short Cuts: RBG’s Big Mistake

Emily Wilson

The Oresteia by Aeschylus, translated by Oliver Taplin. Liveright, 172 pp., £17.99, November 2018, 978 1 63149 466 6
The Oresteia by Aeschylus, translated by Jeffrey Scott Bernstein. Carcanet, 288 pp., £16.99, April, 978 1 78410 873 1
The Oresteia by Aeschylus, translated by David Mulroy. Wisconsin, 234 pp., £17.50, April 2018, 978 0 299 31564 1

T.J. Clark

Strange Apprentice

Andrew O’Hagan

Sweet Dreams: The Story of the New Romantics by Dylan Jones. Faber, 663 pp., £20, October, 978 0 571 35343 9

Jack Hartnell

At the Huntington: Relocating the Yokoi House

Christopher Tayler

Inside Story by Martin Amis. Cape, 521 pp., £20, September, 978 1 78733 275 1

Clair Wills

Summer by Ali Smith. Hamish Hamilton, 384 pp., £16.99, August, 978 0 241 20706 2

Freya Johnston

The Imposteress Rabbit Breeder: Mary Toft and 18th-Century England by Karen Harvey. Oxford, 211 pp., £16.99, January, 978 0 19 873488 8

Rae Armantrout

Two Poems

Jon Day

A People’s History of Tennis by David Berry. Pluto, 247 pp., £14.99, May, 978 0 7453 3965 8

Harriet Baker

Circles and Squares: The Lives and Art of the Hampstead Modernists by Caroline Maclean. Bloomsbury, 296 pp., £30, April, 978 1 4088 8969 5
The See-Through House: My Father in Full Colour by Shelley Klein. Chatto, 271 pp., £16.99, April, 978 1 78474 310 9

Tom Crewe

On the Shelf

Alex Abramovich

Even When It’s a Big Fat Lie

Carlos Dada

Diary: At the Mexican Border

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