Vol. 44 No. 3 · 10 February 2022

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Vol. 44 No. 3 · 10 February 2022

Thomas Nagel

The Women Are up to Something: How Elizabeth Anscombe, Philippa Foot, Mary Midgley and Iris Murdoch Revolutionised Ethics by Benjamin J.B. Lipscomb. Oxford, 326 pp., £20, November 2021, 978 0 19 754107 4
Metaphysical Animals: How Four Women Brought Philosophy Back to Life by Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman. Chatto, 398 pp., £25, February, 978 1 78474 328 4

Letters

Jonathan Sumption, Fiona O’Connor, Pete Gubbins, Tony Wood, Hilary Francis, Kristy Trinier, Nico Harvey, Rupert Marlow

Geoff Mann

The Spirit of Green: The Economics of Collisions and Contagions in a Crowded World by William D. Nordhaus. Princeton, 355 pp., £25, May 2021, 978 0 691 21434 4

Rosemary Hill

Accidental Gods: On Men Unwittingly Turned Divine by Anna Della Subin. Granta, 462 pp., £20, January, 978 1 78378 501 8

Robert Cioffi

Demetrius the Besieger by Pat Wheatley and Charlotte Dunn. Oxford, 496 pp., £100, April 2020, 978 0 19 883604 9

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘On the Last Day’

Musab Younis

Nice Racism by Robin DiAngelo. Allen Lane, 224 pp., £17.99, June 2021, 978 0 241 51935 6
Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad. Quercus, 242 pp., £14.99, January 2020, 978 1 5294 0510 1
Do Better by Rachel Ricketts. Gallery, 383 pp., £16.99, February 2021, 978 1 3985 0345 8
What White People Can Do Next by Emma Dabiri. Penguin, 176 pp., £7.99, April 2021, 978 0 14 199673 8

Jeremy Harding

Tazmamart: Eighteen Years in Morocco’s Secret Prison by Aziz BineBine, translated by Lulu Norman. Haus, £9.99, March 2021, 978 1 913368 13 5

Francis FitzGibbon

Short Cuts: Locking On

Barbara Newman

Perceptions of Medieval Manuscripts: The Phenomenal Book by Elaine Treharne. Oxford, 248 pp., £30, October 2021, 978 0 19 284381 4
Hidden Hands: The Lives of Manuscripts and Their Makers by Mary Wellesley. Riverrun, 372 pp., £25, October 2021, 978 1 5294 0093 9
The Absent Image: Lacunae in Medieval Books by Elina Gertsman. Penn State, 232 pp., £99.95, June 2021, 978 0 271 08784 9

Jonathan Lethem

My Year of Reading Lemmishly

Paul Taylor

Bad Judgment

Imaobong Umoren

African Europeans: An Untold History by Olivette Otele. Hurst, 291 pp., £20, October 2020, 978 1 78738 191 9

Francis Gooding

At the British Museum: ‘Peru: A Journey in Time’

Julia Laite

Dear John: Love and Loyalty in Wartime America by Susan L. Carruthers. Cambridge, 327 pp., £25, 978 1 108 83077 5

Emily Berry

Poem: ‘(Light)’

Adam Thirlwell

Mona by Pola Oloixarac, translated by Adam Morris. Serpent’s Tail, 192 pp., £12.99, February, 978 1 78816 988 2

Namara Smith

Breathe by Joyce Carol Oates. Fourth Estate, 365 pp., £16.99, August 2021, 978 0 00 849088 1

Joe Dunthorne

Diary: Real Me and Fake Me

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