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ANDREW MANGO Atatürk: An Intellectual Biography M Sükrü Hanioglu Turkey: A Short History Norman Stone DANIEL BEER Russia: A 1,000-Year Chronicle of the Wild East Martin Sixsmith MICHAEL GOLDFARB Fuel on the Fire: Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq Greg Muttitt ANDREW HUSSEY Time for Outrage! Stéphane Hessel

KEVIN JACKSON James Joyce: A Biography Gordon Bowker JOHN STUBBS Shakespeare: Upstart Crow t o Sweet Swan, 1592–1623 Katherine Duncan-Jones ROBERT GORDON Dante in Love A N Wilson

FRANCIS WHEEN Future Babble: Why Expert Predictions Fail and Why We Believe Them Anyway Dan Gardner AMELIA GENTLEMAN Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class Owen Jones ANDREW ROBERTS Stanley Kubrick’s Napoleon: The Greatest Movie Never Made (Ed) Alison Castle ALEXANDRA HARRIS To the River Olivia Laing TOM SHAKESPEARE A Theological Diagnosis Matt Edmonds JOHN SWEENEY The Psychopath Test Jon Ronson MARCEL BERLINS Ashes and Sparks: Essays on Law and Justice Stephen Sedley

PHILIP WOMACK

JONATHAN BECKMAN Pure Andrew Miller FRANCIS KING The Girl in the Polka-dot Dress Beryl Bainbridge WENDY BRANDMARK Foreign Bodies Cynthia Ozick WILLIAM PALMER Rising Blood James Fleming JOHN THIEME River of Smoke Amitav Ghosh SUZI FEAY State of Wonder Ann Patchett TOBY LICHTIG Wish You Were Here Graham Swift THOMAS WILLIAMS Derby Day D J Taylor THOMAS MARKS The Summer of Drowning John Burnside ANTHONY CUMMINS The Great Night Chris Adrian

JESSICA MANN

LUCY POPESCU

JONATHAN MIRSKY began reporting from China in 1972. He was named British International Reporter of the Year for his dispatches from Tiananmen in 1989.

ANDREW MANGO is the author of Atatürk (John Murray, 1999), The Turks Today (John Murray, 2004), and From the Sultan to Atatürk (Haus, 2009).

DANIEL BEER is writing a history of exile to Siberia under the tsars.

MICHAEL GOLDFARB covered the Iraq War as an unembedded reporter based in Erbil. His book, Ahmad’s War, Ahmad’s Peace: Surviving under Saddam, Dying in the New Iraq was a New York Times Notable Book of 2005.

ANDREW HUSSEY i s Professor of French and Dean of the University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP) and currently writing a book called The French Intifada for Granta.

JOHN STUBBS’s most recent book, Reprobates: The Cavaliers of the English Civil War, has been longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize.

ROBERT GORDON teaches Italian at Cambridge University.

FRANCIS WHEEN’s most recent book is Strange Days Indeed: The Golden Age of Paranoia (Fourth Estate).

ANDREW ROBERTS is author of The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War, and is currently writing a biography of Napoleon.

ALEXANDRA HARRIS’s Romantic Moderns (Thames & Hudson) won the Guardian First Book Award in 2010.

TOM SHAKESPEARE is a sociologist and bioethicist specialising in disability and genetics. His books include Disability Rights and Wrongs.

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