27 Tom Stammers

Classical Art: A Life History from Antiquity to the Present Caroline Vout

history 28 Marc Mulholland

The Border: The Legacy of a Century of Anglo-Irish Politics Diarmaid Ferriter 29 Christopher Coker

Maoism: A Global History Julia Lovell 31 Catherine Hanley

Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of Edward I Kelcey Wilson-Lee 32 Russell Shorto

Nature’s Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age Transformed the West & Shaped the Present Philipp Blom 34 Richard Overy

Bombing the City: Civilian Accounts of the Air War in Britain & Japan, 1939–1945 Aaron William Moore

biography 35 Christopher Andrew

An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent Owen Matthews 36 Simon Heffer

The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave Patrick Bishop 38 Charles Elliott

‘Cherry’ Ingram: The Englishman Who Saved Japan’s Blossoms Naoko Abe

poetry 40 Michael Hulse

The Collected Poems of Bertolt Brecht Tom Kuhn & David Constantine (edd)

45 Charles Foster

Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work Rupert Sheldrake 46 Jeremy Clarke

This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism Ashton Applewhite

fiction 47 Cressida Connolly

Improvement Joan Silber 48 Helon Habila

Black Leopard, Red Wolf Marlon James 49 Lucian Robinson

Lanny Max Porter 50 Frank Brinkley

Pearl and Other Stories Julia Darling • You Know You Want This Kristen Roupenian • Mouthful of Birds Samanta Schweblin 51 Ian Critchley

The Parade Dave Eggers 52 Elisa Segrave

The Snakes Sadie Jones 54 Carol Rumens

Memories of the Future Siri Hustvedt 55 Amanda Craig

Gingerbread Helen Oyeyemi

children’s books 56 Philip Womack on three new novels for younger readers

crime 58 Natasha Cooper on eight new novels

general 41 Tobie Mathew

Midnight in Chernobyl: The Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster Adam Higginbotham • Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future Kate Brown 43 Joan Smith

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men Caroline Criado Perez 44 Sarah Ditum

Mother: An Unconventional History Sarah Knott

silenced voices 60 Lucy Popescu on Nedim Türfent

bookends 64 Adam Douglas on the rare-book seller’s lot

34 Literary Review Bookshop 39 Letters 42 Crossword

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