25 Helen Bynum

The Secret Life of Bones: Their Origins, Evolution & Fate Brian Switek • The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An Intimate Journey Across Our Surface Monty Lyman

time & money 27 Paul Johnson

Licence to be Bad: How Economics Corrupted Us Jonathan Aldred 28 Helen P earson

What We Really Do All Day: Insights from the Centre for Time Use Research Jonathan Gershuny & Oriel Sullivan

natural world 30 Zeb Soanes

The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future Andrew Blum 31 C harlie Pye-Smith

Invasive Aliens: The Plants & Animals From Over There That Are Over Here Dan Eatherley 32 N igel Andrew

Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, & Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live Rob Dunn

philosophy 34 Tim Whitmarsh

The History of Philosophy A C Grayling

monstrous things 36 Laura Freeman

Endless Enigma: Eight Centuries of Fantastic Art Nicholas Hall, Dawn Ades, Olivier Berggruen & J Patrice Marandel (edd) 37 Adam Douglas

Sha peshifters: A History John B Kachuba

general 38 Thomas Shippey

Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe Nicholas Jubber 39 R affaello Pantucci

Home Grown: How Domestic Violence Turns Men Into Terrorists Joan Smith 40 Eleanor F itzsimons

The Drama of Celebrity Sharon Marcus

41 N eil Armstrong

Mudlarking: Lost & Found on the River Thames Lara Maiklem 42 C hristopher Bray

Once Upon a Time in the West: Shooting a Masterpiece Christopher Frayling 43 S tephen Bates

The Great Romantic: Cricket & the Golden Age of Neville Cardus Duncan Hamilton • Original Spin: Misadventures in Cricket Vic Marks • Cricket Country: An Indian Odyssey in the Age of Empire Prashant Kidambi • Teddy: The Life & Times of Major E G Wynyard DSO, OBE Richard Evans

fiction 46 James Womack

Stalingrad Vasily Grossman 47 S alley Vickers

Your Duck Is My Duck Deborah Eisenberg 48 Matt Ro wland Hill

Quichotte Salman Rushdie 49 P aul Bailey

At the Edge of the Night Friedo Lampe 50 Mic hael Eaude

Grab a Snake by the Tail Leonardo Padura 50 Jake Ker ridge

Platform Seven Louise Doughty 51 S amuel Reilly

Search Sweet Country Kojo Laing 52 K atie Da Cunha Lewin

Animalia Jean-Baptiste Del Amo 53 Joshua Y oung

The Stranger from the Sea Paul Binding 54 Daniya Baiguzha yeva

An American Marriage Tayari Jones

silenced voices 56 Lucy Popescu on Shakthika Sathkumara

crime 58 Natasha Cooper on eight new novels

bookends 64 Nigel Buckley on Maurice Wilson’s attempt on Everest

19 Crossword 22 Letters 54 Literary Review Bookshop

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