Vol. 36 No. 10 · 22 May 2014

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Cover Artist

Anne Rothenstein

Perry Anderson

The Italian Disaster


Richard Lloyd; Ted Postol, Chris Belshaw, Angela Lee, Mark Etherton, John Calderon, John Taylor, Carroll Macnamara, Andrew Jameson, Roderick Conway Morris, Vernon Bogdanor, Jonathan Wills, Stephen Low, Helen Vendler

John Lanchester

Short Cuts: fUKd

Irina Aleksander

Little Failure: A Memoir by Gary Shteyngart. Hamish Hamilton, 368 pp., £16.99, February 2014, 978 0 241 14665 1

John Hartley Williams

Poem: ‘I Inspect the Storm’

Jamie Martin

Saving the City: The Great Financial Crisis of 1914 by Richard Roberts. Oxford, 320 pp., £20, November 2013, 978 0 19 964654 8

Ben Lerner

My Struggle: Vol. 3. Boyhood Island by Karl Ove Knausgaard, translated by Don Bartlett. Harvill Secker, 490 pp., £12.99, March 2014, 978 1 84655 722 4

Denise Riley

Poem: ‘Listening for Lost People’

David Renton

The Killing of Blair Peach

Peter Howarth

The Cambridge Edition of the Works of D.H. Lawrence: The Poems edited by Christopher Pollnitz. Cambridge, 1391 pp., £130, March 2013, 978 0 521 29429 4

Stephen Holmes

The Map and the Territory: Risk, Human Nature and the Future of Forecasting by Alan Greenspan. Allen Lane, 388 pp., £25, October 2013, 978 0 241 00359 6

John-Paul Stonard

At the Ashmolean: Joseph Beuys and Jörg Immendorff

Leland de la Durantaye

Versuch über den Pilznarren: Eine Geschichte für sich by Peter Handke. Suhrkamp, 217 pp., £14.70, September 2013, 978 3 518 42383 7
Peter Handke im Gespräch, mit Hubert Patterer und Stefan Winkler  Kleine Zeitung, 120 pp., £15.36, November 2012, 978 3 902819 14 7

Bill Manhire

Three Poems

Jan-Werner Müller

Ruling the Void: The Hollowing of Western Democracy by Peter Mair. Verso, 174 pp., £15, June 2013, 978 1 84467 324 7

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘An Autumn Afternoon’

Tim Dee

Diary: Derek Walcott’s Birthday Party

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