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c o n t e n t s a rt 25 Michael Prodger

The Healing Presence of Art: A History of Western Art in Hospitals Richard Cork 26 Alexandra Harris

Prunella Clough: Regions Unmapped Frances Spalding b i o g r a p hy 27 David Satter

The Strongman: Vladimir Putin and the Struggle for Russia Angus Roxburgh • The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin Masha Gessen 29 Edward Norman

Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel, Victim – A 900-YearOld Story Retold John Guy 30 Irving Wardle

Strindberg: A Life Sue Prideaux o u r i s l a nd st or y 31 Peter Jones

The Romans Who Shaped Britain Sam Moorhead & David Stuttard 32 Leslie Mitchell

London in the Eighteenth Century Jerry White 33 Harry Mount

Cheek by Jowl: A History of Neighbours Emily Cockayne 34 Chandak Sengoopta

Identifying the English: A History of Personal Identification 1500 to the Present Edward Higgs way o f the wor l d 36 Eric Kaufmann

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty Daron Acemoglu & James A Robinson 38 Michael Evans

The Intel Wars: The Secret History of the Fight Against Terror Matthew M Aid 39 Sonia Purnell

You Can’t Read This Book: Censorship in an Age of Freedom Nick Cohen g e n e r a l 41 Kevin Jackson

Until Further Notice, I Am Alive Tom Lubbock • Great Works: 50 Paintings Explored Tom Lubbock 42 Diana Athill

Sightlines Kathleen Jamie

43 John Gribbin

Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe George Dyson 44 Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Peoples on Parade: Exhibitions, Empire, and Anthropology in Nineteenth-Century Britain Sadiah Qureshi 45 Christopher Hart

Middle Age: A Natural History David Bainbridge 46 Jonathan Beckman

Threads and Traces: True False Fictive Carlo Ginzburg • Traces Remain: Essays and Explorations Charles Nicholl 48 Caroline Moorehead

All the Missing Souls: A Personal History of the War Crimes Tribunals David Scheffer 49 John Cornwell

Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt Richard Holloway 50 Jonathan Derbyshire

Iris Murdoch, Philosopher: A Collection of Essays (Ed) Justin Broackes f i c t i on 51 Pamela Norris The Beginner’s Goodbye Anne Tyler 52 Hannah Rosefield Angelmaker Nick Harkaway 52 Keith Miller The Chemistry of Tears Peter Carey 53 Sarah A Smith Honour Elif Shafak 54 Edmund Gordon Scenes From Early Life Philip Hensher 55 Sam Kitchener Stonemouth Iain Banks 56 Rowland Manthorpe The Leftovers Tom Perrotta 56 George Gömöri The Adventures of Sindbad Gyula Krúdy 57 Philip Womack Silver Andrew Motion 58 Andrew Barrow Secondhand Daylight D J Taylor 59 Jonathan Barnes on five debut novels

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