22 Alan Forrest

Bonaparte: 1769–1802 Patrice Gueniffey 24 Rory Muir

Napoleon on War Bruno Colson literary spirit 25 Jonathan Keates

Touché: The Duel in Literature John Leigh 26 Tim Stanley

Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship that Shaped the Sixties Kevin M Schultz 27 Frederic Raphael

Curiosity Alberto Manguel 29 John Sutherland

The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness & the American Sublime Harold Bloom diaries & memoirs 31 Anna Reid

The Diary of Lena Mukhina: A Girl’s Life in the Siege of Leningrad (edd) Valentin Kovalchuk, Aleksandr Rupasov & Aleksandr Chistikov 32 David Bodanis

On the Move: A Life Oliver Sacks 33 Samantha Ellis

The Lights of Pointe-Noire Alain Mabanckou • The Utopia Experiment Dylan Evans • The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness Sy Montgomery general 35 John Gray

The Happiness Industry: How the Government & Big Business Sold Us Well-Being William Davies 36 Matthew Green

Sudden Justice: America’s Secret Drone Wars Chris Woods 38 Elif Shafak

Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution Mona Eltahawy 39 Andrew Crumey

Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, & Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved Marcia Bartusiak 41 Henry Gee

The Vital Question: Why Is Life the Way It Is? Nick Lane 42 Jonathan Meades

Landscapes of Communism: A History through Buildings Owen Hatherley

44 Isabella Tree

The Saffron Road: A Journey with Buddha’s Daughters Christine Toomey 45 Andy Martin

Thrown Kerry Howley 46 Alan Judd

The New Spymasters: Inside Espionage from the Cold War to Global Terror Stephen Grey 48 Cosmo Landesman

Modern Romance: An Investigation Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg fiction 50 Jacob Silverman

Seiobo There Below László Krasznahorkai 51 James Purdon

Book of Numbers Joshua Cohen 52 Yasmine Seale

The Bamboo Stalk Saud Alsanousi 53 Frank Brinkley on four collections of short stories 54 Oscar Rickett

You Don’t Have to Live Like This Benjamin Markovits 55 Lindy Burleigh

The Disappeared Roger Scruton 55 Miranda France

Something to Hide Deborah Moggach 56 Kaite Welsh

Invisible Threads Lucy Beresford 57 Laura Gallagher

Signs for Lost Children Sarah Moss 57 Luke Maxted

A General Theory of Oblivion José Eduardo Agualusa 58 Jonathan Barnes

Dr Who: The Drosten’s Curse A L Kennedy The Whispering Swarm Michael Moorcock children’s books 59 Philip Womack on twelve new books

49 Lucy Popescu Silenced Voices 34 Crossword 46 Literary Review Bookshop at Heywood Hill

Jessica Mann in on holiday this month. Her crime reviews return in August.

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