october 2019 Issue 480 £4.25

Houellebecq Fumes Houman Barekat

dawn of the eighties Francis Wheen theroux’s mexico Sara Wheeler edward lear redrawn Seamus Perry secret lives of lithium A J Lees twice in oslo Leslie Jamison


cameron in context • beauvoir & beyond • the weinstein files meet the mountbattens • love, cole • a name dropper writes