Vol. 42 No. 18 · 24 September 2020

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Beth Holgate

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Vol. 42 No. 18 · 24 September 2020

Letters

Michael Henry, Charles Siegel, Robert Skidelsky, David Elliott, Edward Luttwak, Keshava Guha, Matt Stratford, Stephen McLellan, Ian West, Christopher Goulding, Barry Williamson, Inigo Kilborn

James Lasdun

Veritas: A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife by Ariel Sabar. Random House, 401 pp., $29.95, August, 978 0 385 54258 6

Jenny Turner

Misbehaviour directed by Philippa Lowthorpe.
Nightcleaners directed by the Berwick Street Film Collective. Lux/Koenig/Raven Row, £24, July 2019
Sisterhood and After: An Oral History of the UK Women's Liberation Movement, 1968-present by Margaretta Jolly. Oxford, 334 pp., £22.99, November 2019, 978 0 19 065884 7

William Davies

Short Cuts: Woke Conspiracies

Eric Foner

TheImpeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation by Brenda Wineapple. Ballantine, 592 pp., £12.99, May, 978 0 8129 8791 1

Deborah Friedell

The NRA: The Unauthorised History by Frank Smyth. Flatiron, 295 pp., $28.99, March, 978 1 250 21028 9

Thomas Jones

In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny by Daisy Dunn. Collins, 338 pp., £9.99, August, 978 0 00 821112 7

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’

Ferdinand Mount

TheHabsburgs: The Rise and Fall of a World Power by Martyn Rady. Allen Lane, 397 pp., £30, May, 978 0 241 33262 7

Colin Burrow

TheDear Departed by Brian Moore. Turnpike Books, 112 pp., £10, April, 978 1 9162547 0 1

Adam Mars-Jones

TheDiscomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, translated by Michele Hutchison. Faber, 288 pp., £12.99, March, 978 0 571 34936 4

Rosemary Hill

Aubrey Beardsley

Emma Hogan

Letters from Tove by Tove Jansson, translated by Sarah Death. Sort of Books, 496 pp., £12.99, October, 978 1 908745 84 2

Bee Wilson

Amber Waves: The Extraordinary Biography of Wheat by Catherine Zabinski. Chicago, 246 pp., £18, August, 978 0 226 55371 9

Ange Mlinko

Poem: ‘Arethusa, Swallowtail, Contranym’

Neal Ascherson

Bye Bye Britain

Malcolm Gaskill

Diary: On Quitting Academia

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