Vol. 41 No. 22 · 21 November 2019

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Vol. 41 No. 22 · 21 November 2019

Jonathan Parry

The End Is Nigh: British Politics, Power and the Road to the Second World War by Robert Crowcroft. Oxford, 284 pp., £25, May 2019, 978 0 19 882369 8

Letters

Stephen Sedley, Liam Shaw, Deirdre Wulf, Eli Zaretsky, Thomas Dilworth, Jamie Callison, Charles Turner, Melanie Selfe, Nigel Fyfe

Jonathan Rée

Wittgenstein’s Family Letters: Corresponding with Ludwig edited by Brian McGuinness, translated by Peter Winslow. Bloomsbury, 300 pp., £20, November 2018, 978 1 4742 9813 1

Barbara Newman

Chaucer: A European Life by Marion Turner. Princeton, 599 pp., £30, April 2019, 978 0 691 16009 2

Patrick Cockburn

Thriving on Chaos

Tariq Ali

An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent by Owen Matthews. Bloomsbury, 448 pp., £25, March 2019, 978 1 4088 5778 6

Chris Mullin

Short Cuts: Anonymous and Abuse

Myint-U Thant

Not a Single Year’s Peace

Colin Burrow

The American Canon: Literary Genius from Emerson to Pynchon by Harold Bloom, edited by David Mikics. Library of America, 426 pp., £25, October 2019, 978 1 59853 640 9

Eleanor Nairne

At Tate Modern: Nam June Paik

Tessa Hadley

Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout. Viking, 289 pp., £14.99, October 2019, 978 0 241 37459 7

Bee Wilson

On Chapel Sands: My Mother and Other Missing Persons by Laura Cumming. Chatto, 301 pp., £16.99, July 2019, 978 1 78474 247 8

Mike Jay

On Michael Neve

J. Hoberman

NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy 1932-60 edited by Enrica Viganò. Prestel, 349 pp., £49.99, September 2018, 978 3 7913 5769 0

Emily Gould

Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner. Wildfire, 373 pp., £18.99, June 2019, 978 1 4722 6705 4

John Lanchester

‘Succession’

John Lahr

The Letters of Cole Porter edited by Cliff Eisen and Dominic McHugh. Yale, 672 pp., £25, October 2019, 978 0 300 21927 2

Meehan Crist

Diary: California Burns

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