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JAMIE FISHER

6 LETTERS TO THE

EDITOR

7 LITERATURE &

LITERARY CRITICISM FRANCESCA WADE

VIRGINIA WOOLF ROSEMARY ASHTON GAIL MARSHALL WILLIAM BAKER

14 POEM

19 MUSIC

BLAKE MORRISON

CARYN ROSE

HOLLY GEORGE-WARREN

21 FREELANCE

22 ARTS

25 AUDIO/VISUAL

26 FICTION

30 POLITICS &

HISTORY

WILLIAM BOYD

ADAM MARS-JONES SCARLETT BARON MARIA MARGARONIS

ROZALIND DINEEN ANDREW IRWIN

KATHRYN MARIS AZADEH MOAVENI ROHAN MAITZEN

RUTH SCURR BRIAN KLAAS RICHARD TOYE

CHRIS GIVEN-WILSON

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DENISE RILEY

36 CULTURAL STUDIES GREGORY RADICK

MICHAEL LAPOINTE

38 IN BRIEF

40 MEMOIRS

41 FROM THE ARCHIVE

42 CROSSWORD 43 NB

ANJALI JOSEPH ALEXANDER LEISSLE

J. C.

The Queen – The forgotten life behind an American myth Josh Levin

Where the shoe pinches, Literary prizegiving, The Church in East Germany, etc

Genius and ink – An introduction to Virginia Woolf ’s writing for the TLS Pride and paragon – Responding to the life and work of George Eliot Coming to conclusions – How George Eliot pursued the right answers Origin story – 1859 – The Year of Adam Bede ‘But I am doing little for others’ – Some unpublished George Eliot letters

Letter to his Betrothed

Long Walk Home – Reflections on Bruce Springsteen Jonathan D. Cohen and June Skinner Sawyers, editors. Western Stars (Various cinemas) Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – The wild, definitive saga of rock’s greatest supergroup David Browne. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – The biography Peter Doggett

Footless giant – A visit to Kafka’s Prague

The Irishman (Various cinemas) Thalasso (Various cinemas) The Antipodes Annie Baker (Dorfman Theatre)

Groups and clubs Meth and doubles

Grand Union Zadie Smith Girl Edna O’Brien In Love With George Eliot Kathy O’Shaughnessy

For The Record David Cameron The parable of the cheese – How Trump and Brexit differ Enoch Powell – Politics and ideas in modern Britain Paul Corthorn. Winds of Change – Britain in the early sixties Peter Hennessy The Brothers York – An English tragedy Thomas Penn

Prize Cultures

Good Enough – The tolerance for mediocrity in nature and society Daniel S. Milo Talking to Strangers – What we should know about the people we don’t know Malcolm Gladwell

Lucian Freud Herbarium Giovanni Aloi. Fiction Without Humanity – Person, animal, thing in early Enlightenment literature and culture Lynn Festa. The AI Does Not Hate You Tom Chivers. I Hate the Lake District Charlie Gere. The Besieged City Clarice Lispector. The Heat of the Moment – Life and death decision-making from a firefighter Sabrina Cohen-Hatton. Ni por favor ni por favora – Cómo hablar con lenguaje inclusivo sin que se note (demasiado) María Martín Barranco

Partition Voices – Untold British stories Kavita Puri My Parents: An introduction/This does not belong to you Aleksandar Hemon

C. M. Woodhouse on Volume Three of Harold Macmillan’s memoir, Tides of Fortune, 1945–1955 (TLS September 4, 1969)

Drama, Woodstock, Scottish Gaelic

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