Vol. 43 No. 17 · 9 September 2021

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Peter Doig

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Vol. 43 No. 17 · 9 September 2021

Thomas Meaney

Like Ordering Pizza

Letters

Michael Howlett, Paul Griseri, Charles Seluzicki, Colin Munro, Seán Damer, Barbara Taylor, Inigo Thomas, Peter Fox, Paul Flewers, Angela Wheeler and Katherine Davis, Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, Raymond Rogers, Kirsty Gunn, Andrew Wilton, Tom Farrell, Peter Mackridge, J.R.S. Davies

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘Translation Rain’

Andrew Cockburn

The Silent Guns of Two Octobers: Kennedy and Khrushchev Play the Double Game by Theodore Voorhees. Michigan, 384 pp., £27.95, September, 978 0 472 03871 8
Nuclear Folly: A New History of the Cuban Missile Crisis by Serhii Plokhy. Allen Lane, 464 pp., £25, April, 978 0 241 45473 2

Eric Foner

The Ground Breaking: The Tulsa Race Massacre and an American City’s Search for Justice by Scott Ellsworth. Icon, 304 pp., £16.99, May, 978 1 78578 727 0

Rosemary Hill

At the Garden Museum: Constance Spry

Priya Satia

Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism by Dinyar Patel. Harvard, 320 pp., £28.95, May 2020, 978 0 674 23820 6

Marina Warner

Black Teacher by Beryl Gilroy. Faber, 268 pp., £12.99, July, 978 0 571 36773 3

Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite

Anne & Betty: United by the Struggle by Anne Scargill and Betty Cook. Route, 256 pp., £20, November 2020, 978 1 901927 81 8
Women of the Durham Coalfield in the 20th Century: Hannah’s Daughter by Margaret Hedley. History Press, 159 pp., £14.99, March, 978 0 7509 9504 7
Coal Country: The Meaning and Memory of Deindustrialisation in Postwar Scotland by Ewan Gibbs. University of London, 306 pp., £25, February, 978 1 912702 55 8
Scottish Coal Miners in the 20th Century by Jim Phillips. Edinburgh, 336 pp., £24.99, February, 978 1 4744 5232 8
The Shadow of the Mine: Coal and the End of Industrial Britain by Huw Beynon and Ray Hudson. Verso, 402 pp., £20, June, 978 1 83976 155 3

Anne Wagner

At the Sainsbury Centre: Bill​ Brandt|Henry Moore

Seamus Perry

Burning Man: The Ascent of D.H. Lawrence by Frances Wilson. Bloomsbury, 488 pp., £25, May, 978 1 4088 9362 3

Daniel Soar

The Sixth Taste

Terry Eagleton

The Benjamin Files by Fredric Jameson. Verso, 262 pp., £20, November 2020, 978 1 78478 398 3

A.E. Stallings

Poem: ‘Ghazal of the Fiftieth Danaid’

Blake Morrison

After Absalon by Simon Okotie. Salt, 159 pp., £9.99, January 2020, 978 1 78463 166 6

Nicole Flattery

My Phantoms by Gwendoline Riley. Granta, 199 pp., £12.99, April, 978 1 78378 326 7

Malcolm Gaskill

Short Cuts: Charity Refused

Jan-Werner Müller

Prussian Disneyland

Azadeh Moaveni

The Empress and I: How an Ancient Empire Rejected and Rediscovered Modern Art by Donna Stein. Skira, 277 pp., £38, March, 978 88 572 4434 1
Epic Iran  V&A, until 12 September 2021

Thomas Keymer

The Paper Chase: The Printer, the Spymaster and the Hunt for the Rebel Pamphleteers by Joseph Hone. Chatto, 251 pp., £18.99, November 2020, 978 1 78474 306 2

Ben Jackson

Diary: Watch the World Burn

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