Vol. 44 No. 13 · 7 July 2022

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Cover Artist

Anne Rothenstein

Ferdinand Mount

Conspiracy on Cato Street: A Tale of Liberty and Revolution in Regency London by Vic Gatrell. Cambridge, 451 pp., £25, May, 978 1 108 83848 1

Letters

Stephen Sedley, Lea Ypi, Benjamin Letzler, Adam Shatz, E.J. Barnes, Sharon Footerman, Sasha Archibald, Paul Gorman, David Lowry

Zain Samir

Is this a new Taliban?

Malcolm Gaskill

Resistance: The Underground War in Europe, 1939-45 by Halik Kochanski. Allen Lane, 932 pp., £35, March, 978 0 241 00428 9

Jeremy Harding

In Brittany

Catherine Hall

Who’s Black and Why? A Hidden Chapter from the 18th-Century Invention of Race edited by Henry Louis Gates and Andrew S. Curran. Harvard, 303 pp., £23.95, March, 978 0 674 24426 9

Clair Wills

Either/Or by Elif Batuman. Cape, 360 pp., £16.99, May, 978 1 78733 386 4

Adewale Maja-Pearce

Vagabonds! by Eloghosa Osunde. Fourth Estate, 305 pp., £14.99, March, 978 0 00 849801 6

Hal Foster

Magritte: A Life by Alex Danchev with Sarah Whitfield. Profile, 420 pp., £30, November 2021, 978 1 78125 077 8

Gwen Burnyeat

Short Cuts: Petro Wins

Rosemary Hill

France: An Adventure History by Graham Robb. Picador, 527 pp., £25, March, 978 1 5290 0762 6

Paul Mendez

The Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon. Penguin, 138 pp., £16.99, June 2021, 978 0 241 50412 3

Francesca Wade

At Studio Voltaire

Blake Morrison

The Hurly Burly and Other Stories by A.E. Coppard, edited by Russell Banks. Ecco, 320 pp., £16.99, March 2021, 978 0 06 305416 5

Katrina Forrester

Work without the Worker: Labour in the Age of Platform Capitalism by Phil Jones. Verso, 134 pp., £10.99, October 2021, 978 1 83976 043 3
Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America by Eyal Press. Head of Zeus, 303 pp., £16.99, January, 978 1 80110 722 8

Iain Sinclair

Diary: The Plutocrat Tour

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