contents art & artefacts 26 Tanya Harrod

Wilhelmina Geddes: Life & Work Nicola Gordon Bowe 27 Kevin Jackson

The Face of the Buddha William Empson (ed) Rupert Arrowsmith 29 Charles Saumarez Smith

Art in Britain 1660–1815 David H Solkin 30 Paul Johnson

Pompeo Batoni: A Complete Catalogue of His Paintings Edgar Peters Bowron 31 William St Clair

Keeping their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums ... & Why They Should Stay There Tiffany Jenkins history 32 Jonathan Sumption

Henry IV Chris Given-Wilson 33 John Keay

India’s War: The Making of Modern South Asia, 1939–1945 Srinath Raghavan 35 Geoffrey Roberts

On Stalin’s Team: The Years of Living Dangerously in Soviet Politics Sheila Fitzpatrick 36 Richard Overy

Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933–49 David Cesarani 37 Alex von Tunzelmann

1956: The World in Revolt Simon Hall 39 Tim Stanley

History’s People Margaret MacMillan the state we’re in 40 Matthew Green

Hunting Season James Harkin • The New Threat from Islamic Militancy Jason Burke 41 Allan Massie

Independence or Union: Scotland ’s Past & Scotland ’s Present T M Devine 43 Martin Vander Weyer

The End of Alchemy Mervyn King general 44 Jan Morris

Heroic Failure and the British Stephanie Barczewski 45 Caroline Moorehead

In Other Words Jhumpa Lahiri

46 Sara Wheeler

Aurora: In Search of the Northern Lights Melanie Windridge 47 Ben Hamilton

Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, & Truth A O Scott 48 Christena Appleyard

A House Full of Daughters Juliet Nicolson • Love Like Salt: A Memoir Helen Stevenson • Alive, Alive Oh! And Other Things That Matter Diana Athill 49 Frank Brinkley

Death by Video Game: Tales of Obsession from the Virtual Frontline Simon Parkin 50 Tom Mustill

The Shark and the Albatross: Travels with a Camera to the Ends of the Earth John Aitchison fiction 55 Patrick Hennessey

Anatomy of a Soldier Harry Parker 56 Joanna Kavenna

Martin John Anakana Schofield 57 Philip Maughan

Some Rain Must Fall Karl Ove Knausgaard 58 Sam Kitchener

Memoirs of a Stalker Thomas W Hodgkinson • Perfect Days Raphael Montes 58 John Dugdale Thus Bad Begins Javier Marías 59 David Renton Freya Anthony Quinn 60 Houman Barekat Hot Milk Deborah Levy 61 Jude Cook Mothering Sunday Graham Swift 62 Lindsay Duguid

Under the Rose: Selected Stories Julia O’Faolain 64 Laura Gallagher Sweet Girl Travis Mulhauser 64 Imogen Russell Williams

The Double Axe Philip Womack crime 65 Stephen Bates

The Secret Poisoner: A Century of Murder Linda Stratmann 66 Jessica Mann on ten crime novels

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