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contents june 2018 • issue 465

Editor Nancy Sladek Deputy Editor Tom Fleming Assistant Editors Frank Brinkley • David Gelber Editorial Assistant Paloma van Tol Contributing Editors Jonathan Beckman Michael Burleigh • Sara Wheeler • Philip Womack Advertising Manager Terry Finnegan Classified Advertising David Sturge Marketing Manager Katherine Bogden Bayard Founding Editor Dr Anne Smith Cover Illustration Chris Riddell

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diary 5 Jeremy Treglown power & politics 6 John Stubbs

Tyrant: Shakespeare on Power Stephen Greenblatt 7 Avi Shilon

Bibi: The Turbulent Life & Times of Benjamin Netanyahu Anshel Pfeffer 9 Richard Cockett

How to Rig an Election Nic Cheeseman & Brian Klass 11 Christopher Coker

Zbigniew Brzezinski Justin Vaïsse • On Grand Strategy John Lewis Gaddis art & music 12 James Hamilton

Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece Celeste Farge, Bénédicte Garnier & Ian Jenkins 13 Igor Toronyi-Lalic

Chopin’s Piano: A Journey through Romanticism Paul Kildea 15 Adrian Tinniswood

Rooms of Their Own Nino Strachey biography 16 Darrin M McMahon

Thomas Paine J C D Clark 18 Kevin Jackson

Behind the Lawrence Legend: The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt Philip Walker 19 Henrietta Garnett

Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather: Fashion, Fury & Feminism Tessa Boase 21 Catherine Peters

The Murderer of Warren Street Marc Mulholland foreign parts 23 Keshava Guha

Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family & the Making of Modern India Sujatha Gidla 24 Matthew Engel

Trans-Europe Express Owen Hatherley 25 Gerald J Russello

America, Inc: The 400-Year History of American Capitalism Bhu Srinivasan 26 Paul Willetts

City of Devils: A Shanghai Noir Paul French

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