united states 23 Dominic Sandbrook

Ten Days in Harlem: Fidel Castro & the Making of the 1960s Simon Hall 24 Patricia T O’Conner

You Talkin’ to Me? The Unruly History of New York English E J White 25 Piers Brendon

JFK: Volume 1 – 1917–1956 Fredrik Logevall

history 27 Levi Roach

The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy & the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream Charles Spencer 28 Philip Parker

Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe Judith Herrin 29 Peter Marshall

The Jews and the Reformation Kenneth Austin 30 Caroline Finkel

God’s Shadow: The Ottoman Sultan Who Shaped the Modern World Alan Mikhail 32 Davíd Carrasco

Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs Camilla Townsend 34 Malcolm Murfett

Tower of Skulls: A History of the Asia-Pacific War – July 1937–May 1942 Richard B Frank 35 Daniel Todman

Ernest Bevin: Labour’s Churchill Andrew Adonis

notebook 36 Nicholas Shakespeare

poetry 38 Robert Chandler on Soviet poetry during the Second World War 40 David Wheatley

On Seamus Heaney R F Foster 41 Suzannah V Evans

Paris: A Poem Hope Mirrlees

general 42 Edith Hall

The Invention of Medicine: From Homer to Hippocrates Robin Lane Fox

43 Wendy Holden

The Fleet Street Girls: The Women Who Broke Down the Doors of the Gentlemen’s Club Julie Welch 44 Wendy Moore

Sylvia Pankhurst: Natural Born Rebel Rachel Holmes 45 Bradley Garrett

The Book of Trespass: Crossing the Lines That Divide Us Nick Hayes

fiction 46 Keith Miller

Inside Story Martin Amis 47 Richard Smyth

The All True Adventures (and Rare Education) of the Daredevil Daniel Bones Owen Booth 48 J S Barnes

Piranesi Susanna Clarke • Mordew Alex Pheby 50 Noonie Minogue

Jack Marilynne Robinson 51 Anthony Cummins

Sisters Daisy Johnson 52 Catriona Ward

The Octopus Tess Little 53 Mia Levitin

Must I Go Yiyun Li 54 Ethan Croft

The Abstainer Ian McGuire 55 Sophie Duncan

The Lying Life of Adults Elena Ferrante 56 John Phipps

Such a Fun Age Kiley Reid 56 Tomiwa Owolade

Red Pill Hari Kunzru 57 Gus Bambridge-Sutton

The Harpy Megan Hunter

crime 58 Natasha Cooper on ten new novels

silenced voices 60 Lucy Popescu on Narges Mohammadi

bookends 64 Lauren Alex O’Hagan on Edwardian bookplates

17 LR Bookshop | 37 Letters to the editor | 50 Crossword

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