c o n t e n t s b i o g r a p hy & memoir 27 Jurek Martin

Hard Choices Hillary Rodham Clinton

28 Jay Parini

The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond Michael Sims

30 Lucy Moore

Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Loss of One of the World ’s Greatest Fortunes Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell Jr

31 Ian Sansom

Divided Lives: Dreams of a Mother and Daughter Lyndall Gordon • I Put a Spell on You John Burnside • Little Failure Gary Shteyngart

32 Matthew Parker

Warsaw Boy: A Memoir of a Wartime Childhood Andrew Borowiec

42 Helen Tyson

The Americanization of Narcissism Elizabeth Lunbeck • Mirror, Mirror: The Uses & Abuses of Self-Love Simon Blackburn 44 Jonathan Rée

Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World Amir Alexander 45 Michael Burleigh

The Secret World of Oil Ken Silverstein 47 Justin Beplate

A Sense of Direction: Pilgrimage for the Restless and the Hopeful Gideon Lewis-Kraus p o e t r y 48 Peter Scupham on three new collections c h i l dr e n ’s b o ok s 49 Philip Womack nat u r a l wor l d 33 Philip Hoare

Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made Gaia Vince

34 Andrew Brown

The Fly Trap Fredrik Sjöberg a rt & a r c h i t e c t u r e 35 Jonathan Meades

B is for Bauhaus: An A–Z of the Modern World Deyan Sudjic

36 Giles Waterfield

The Self-Portrait: A Cultural History James Hall

38 Jeremy Lewis

The Lawn Road Flats: Spies, Writers and Artists David Burke g e n e r a l 39 Leslie Mitchell

The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke: From the Sublime and Beautiful to American Independence David Bromwich

41 Jonathan Rose

Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age James A Secord f i c t i on 52 D J Taylor

The Emperor Waltz Philip Hensher 53 Elspeth Barker

The Stories Jane Gardam 54 Miranda France

Outlaws Javier Cercas 54 A S H Smyth

The Narrow Road to the Deep North Richard Flanagan 55 Suzi Feay

Upstairs at the Party Linda Grant 56 Thomas Marks

Painting Death Tim Parks 57 Martin Vander Weyer

Cold Winter in Bordeaux Allan Massie 58 Anthony Cummins

Vulgar Things Lee Rourke 58 Jake Kerridge

In Love and War Alex Preston

60 Jessica Mann Crime 51 Lucy Popescu Silenced Voices 50 Crossword 16 LR Bookshop j u l y 2 0 1 4 | Literary Review 3