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THIS MONTH’S PULPIT is written by John Sutherland, who, improbably, is President of the Society of Indexers.

RICHARD BARBER is working on a study of Edward III and the Knights of the Garter as a military and social group, to be published by Allen Lane in 2010.

CHARLES SAUMAREZ SMITH is Secretary and Chief Executive at the Royal Academy.

BLAIR WORDEN is Research Professor of History at Royal Holloway College London. His The English Civil Wars 1640-1660 was published by Weidenfeld this year.

TIM TZOULIADIS is the author of The Forsaken, published by Little, Brown.

FRANCES SPALDING’s John Piper, Myfanwy Piper: Lives in Art will be published in September by OUP.

WILLIAM DOYLE’s most recent book is Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution (Oxford University Press).

CAROLA HICKS is the author of The Bayeux Tapestry: Life Story of a Masterpiece. Her latest book, The King’s Glass, is published by Chatto & Windus.

JONATHAN FENBY’s Penguin History of Modern China has just been published in an updated paperback edition to take account of the current crisis.

DAVID CESARANI’s latest book, Major Farran’s Hat: Murder, Scandal and Britain’s War Against Jewish Terrorism, 1945-1948, is published by Heinemann.

PETER WATSON’s most recent book is Ideas: A History From Fire to Freud.

M R D FOOT’s most recent book is Memories of an SOE Historian (Pen and Sword Books).

PULPIT

HISTORY

ART & MUSIC

COLD WAR

BIOGRAPHY

TERROR

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JOHN SUTHERLAND

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RICHARD HOLMES Bloody Victory: The Sacrifice on the Somme and the Making of the Twentieth Century William Philpott DAVID CESARANI Living with Hitler: Liberal Democrats in the Third Reich Eric Kurlander MRDFOOT The Resistance: The French Fight Against the Nazis Matthew Cobb RICHARD BARBER The Scourging Angel: The Black Death in the British Isles Benedict Gummer BLAIR WORDEN Europe’s Tragedy: A History of the Thirty Years War Peter H Wilson JONATHAN FENBY Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Chinese Premier Zhao Ziyang

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CHARLES SAUMAREZ SMITH A Face to the World Laura Cumming CATHERINE MERRIDALE Tatlin’s Tower: Monument to Revolution Norbert Lynton FRANCES SPALDING Winifred Nicholson Christopher Andreae ALEXANDER WAUGH Understanding Music: Philosophy and Interpretation Roger Scruton LOUIS BARFE Perfecting Sound Forever: The Story of Recorded Music Greg Milner

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TIM TZOULIADIS Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America John Earl Haynes, Harvey Klehr & Alexander Vassiliev ALEX GOODALL Alger Hiss and the Battle for History Susan Jacoby The Conservative Turn: Lionel Trilling, Whittaker Chambers, and the Lessons of Anti-Communism Michael Kimmage

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WILLIAM DOYLE Danton David Lawday CAROLA HICKS Eleanor of Aquitaine Ralph V Turner PETER WATSON Deciphering the Cosmic Number: The Strange Friendship of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung Arthur I Miller ROLAND HUNTFORD Franklin: Tragic Hero of Polar Navigation Andrew Lambert JWM THOMPSON Attlee’s Great Contemporaries: The Politics of Character (Ed) Frank Field

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MICHAEL BURLEIGH Talking to Terrorists: Making Peace in Northern Ireland the Basque Country John Bew, Martyn Frampton & Iñigo Gurruchaga Terrorism: How to Respond Richard English JOHN SWEENEY Kill Khalid: The Failed Mossad Assassination of Khalid Mishal and the Rise of Hamas Paul McGeough

LITERARY REVIEW July 2009

Editor: NANCY SLADEK Deputy Editor: TOM FLEMING Editor-at-Large: JEREMY LEWIS Assistant Editor: JONATHAN BECKMAN

Contributing Editors: SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE, PHILIP WOMACK

Advertising Manager: TERRY FINNEGAN Classified Advertising: DAVID STURGE

Founding Editor: DR ANNE SMITH Founding Father: AUBERON WAUGH

Cover illustration by Chris Riddell

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