Vol. 41 No. 13 · 4 July 2019

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Cover Artist

Jon McNaught

Malcolm Bull

Nervous States: How Feeling Took Over the World by William Davies. Cape, 272 pp., £16.99, September 2018, 978 1 78733 010 8

Letters

Sam Whimster, Laurie Brand, Marina Warner, Oliver Wingate, Paul Taylor, Peter Cave, Keshava Guha, Vassilis Serafimakis, Elmer T. Eells, Dany Nobus, Raymond Clayton, Editors, ‘London Review’

Lorna Finlayson

Empowered: Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny by Sarah Banet-Weiser. Duke, 220 pp., £18.99, November 2018, 978 1 4780 0291 8
Darkness Now Visible: Patriarchy’s Resurgence and Feminist Resistance by Carol Gilligan and David Richards. Cambridge, 162 pp., £21.99, August 2018, 978 1 108 47065 0
Feminism for the 99 Per Cent: A Manifesto by Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya and Nancy Fraser. Verso, 85 pp., £7.99, March 2019, 978 1 78873 442 4

Tom Crewe

Short Cuts: The Confidence Trick

Tony Wood

The Shining Path: Love, Madness and Revolution in the Andes by Orin Starn and Miguel La Serna. Norton, 404 pp., £19.99, May 2019, 978 0 393 29280 0

Colin Burrow

Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years by Nicholas Roe. Oxford, 352 pp., £25, November 2018, 978 0 19 881811 3
Wordsworth’s Fun by Matthew Bevis. Chicago, 264 pp., £22, September 2019, 978 0 226 65219 1

Andrew O’Hagan

Picture by Lillian Ross. NYRB, 219 pp., £14.99, June 2019, 978 1 68137 315 7

Malcolm Gaskill

A Supernatural War: Magic, Divination and Faith during the First World War by Owen Davies. Oxford, 284 pp., £20, October 2018, 978 0 19 879455 4

Alice Spawls

At the Architects’: Whirling Automata

Didier Fassin

Macron’s War

Rae Armantrout

Two Poems

John Gallagher

In Pursuit of Civility: Manners and Civilisation in Early Modern England by Keith Thomas. Yale, 457 pp., £25, June 2018, 978 0 300 23577 7

Ian Patterson

My Books

Madeleine Schwartz

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? by Kathleen Collins. Granta, 192 pp., £8.99, February 2018, 978 1 78378 341 0
Notes from a Black Woman’s Diary: Selected Works by Kathleen Collins. Ecco, 464 pp., £14, February 2019, 978 0 06 280095 4

Joanne O’Leary

Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li. Hamish Hamilton, 192 pp., £12.99, February 2019, 978 0 241 36690 5

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Kind Hearts and Coronets’

Christopher Turner

Alison and Peter Smithson by Mark Crinson. Historic England, 150 pp., £30, June 2018, 978 1 84802 352 9
Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing by John Boughton. Verso, 330 pp., £9.99, April 2019, 978 1 78478 740 0

James Wood

Diary: These Etonians

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