Vol. 44 No. 6 · 24 March 2022

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Cover Artist

Anne Rothenstein


Jolyon Jenkins, Andrew Fleming, Geoff Payne, Peter Womack, Sophia Hillan, Paul Gorman, Colin Munro, Kitty Burns Florey, Seamus Perry

Colin Kidd

Dissent: The Radicalisation of the Republican Party and Its Capture of the Supreme Court by Jackie Calmes. Twelve, 478 pp., £25, July 2021, 978 1 5387 0079 2
Justice on the Brink: The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rise of Amy Coney Barrett, and Twelve Months that Transformed the Supreme Court by Linda Greenhouse. Random House, 300 pp., £22.50, November 2021, 978 0 593 44793 2

On Ukraine

Sofia Andrukhovych, Neal Ascherson, Ilya Budraitskis, James Butler, Andrew Cockburn, Meehan Crist, Sheila Fitzpatrick, Peter Geoghegan, Jeremy Harding, Owen Hatherley, Abby Innes, Mimi Jiang, Thomas Jones, Laleh Khalili, Jackson Lears, Donald MacKenzie, Thomas Meaney, James Meek, Pankaj Mishra, Azadeh Moaveni, Jan-Werner Müller, Vadim Nikitin, Jacqueline Rose, Jeremy Smith, Daniel Soar, Olena Stiazhkina, Vera Tolz, Daniel Trilling

Julian Bell

Twelve Caesars: Images of Power from the Ancient World to the Modern by Mary Beard. Princeton, 369 pp., £30, September 2021, 978 0 691 22236 3

Malin Hay

Paper Cuts

Caroline Weber

The Fall of Robespierre: 24 Hours in Revolutionary Paris by Colin Jones. Oxford, 571 pp., £25, August 2021, 978 0 19 871595 5

Tom Stevenson

The Economic Weapon: The Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War by Nicholas Mulder. Yale, 434 pp., £25, March 2022, 978 0 300 25936 0

Tariq Ali

Before the War

Fredric Jameson

The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft. Fitzcarraldo, 892 pp., £20, November 2021, 978 1 910695 59 3

Tom Hickman

A UK Bill of Rights?

Mark Ford

Reading Walter de la Mare edited by William Wootten. Faber, 320 pp., £14.99, June 2021, 978 0 571 34713 1

Fatema Ahmed

In Paris

Bee Wilson

Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionised Food in America by Mayukh Sen. Norton, 259 pp., £18.99, January, 978 1 324 00451 6
The Philosophy of Curry by Sejal Sukhadwala. British Library, 106 pp., £10, March, 978 0 7123 5450 9

Linda Gregerson

Poem: ‘Melting Equestrian (Cavendish Square)’

Alexander Dziadosz

Voices of the Lost by Hoda Barakat, translated by Marilyn Booth. Oneworld, 197 pp., £12.99, February 2021, 978 1 78607 722 6
God 99 by Hassan Blasim, translated by Jonathan Wright. Comma, 278 pp., £9.99, November 2020, 978 1 905583 77 5

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy’

Patricia Lockwood

Diary: Putting on Kafka’s Tux

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