Rat race, p33
Publicity hound, p18
Sums of anarchy, p30
BOOKS & ARTS
BOOKS 22 James Walton
Victory City, by Salman Rushdie 24 Daisy Dunn
Battle Elephants and Flying Foxes, by Caroline Freeman-Cuerden Andrew Taylor My Father’s House,
by Joseph O’Connor 25 Mia Levitin
Muppets in Moscow, by Natasha Lance Rogoff 26 Mark Bostridge
Nightingale’s Nuns and the Crimean War, by Terry Tastard 27 Laurel Berger
One Hundred Saturdays, by Michael Frank 28 Maggie Fergusson
Stone Will Answer, by Beatrice Searle 29 Oliver Balch
Masters of the Lost Land, by Heriberto Araujo 30 Michael J. Barany
A New History of Greek Mathematics, by Reviel Netz 32 Olivia Potts
You Are Not Alone, by Cariad Lloyd; Jack and Me, by Cosmo Landesman
ARTS 33 Interview
Rat Scabies on life after punk rock Revd Steve Morris 35 Exhibitions
Sussex Landscape: Chalk, Wood and Water Laura Gascoigne 36 Pop
Celtic Connections Graeme Thomson 37 Cinema
The Whale Deborah Ross 38 Classical music
Slaithwaite Philharmonic; Tannhäuser Richard Bratby The listener
Sam Smith: Gloria Rod Liddle 39 Theatre
Sound of the Underground; Picasso Lloyd Evans Television
The Last of Us; Fauda James Delingpole 41 Australian Arts
LIFE 42 High life Taki Low life Jeremy Clarke 43 Aidan Mathews
‘Shibui’: a poem 44 Real life Melissa Kite Bridge Susanna Gross 45 Aussie life Michael Scammell
Language Kel Richards AND FINALLY . . . 46 Chess Luke McShane
Competition Lucy Vickery 47 Crossword Pabulum 48 No sacred cows
Toby Young Battle for Britain Michael Heath 49 Sport
Roger Alton Your problems solved Mary Killen 50 Food
Tanya Gold Mind your language Dot Wordsworth 51 Honouring Australia Day
Empower the people David Flint
Nigel Biggar discusses the morality of colonialism with Matthew Parris on p14. He is the emeritus professor of moral theology at Oxford University.
Svitlana Morenets was an award-winning journalist in Kyiv before last year’s invasion. She gives a Ukrainian perspective on the war on p8.
Daisy Dunn, who writes about animals in the ancient world on p24, is the author of books on Homer and Pliny and a history of Oxford between the wars.
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Mark Bostridge writes on p26 about warring factions of nuns nursing during the Crimean War. He is the author of Florence Nightingale: the Woman and Her Legend.
Michael J. Barany is a senior scholar of the history of science at Edinburgh University. He writes about ancient mathematics on p30.
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