26 Heather Clark

The Letters of Shirley Jackson Laurence Jackson Hyman (ed)

cinema 28 Peter Conrad

Hemingway Ken Burns & Lynn Novick (dir)

foreign parts 30 David Gelber

Children of the Night: The Strange & Epic Story of Modern Romania Paul Kenyon 31 Abhimanyu Arni

To Kill A Democracy: India’s Passage to Despotism Debasish Roy Chowdhury & John Keane 33 Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains Lucas Bessire

memoirs 34 Timothy W Ryback

The Suitcase Frances Stonor Saunders 35 David Gilmour

Home in the World: A Memoir Amartya Sen

life on earth 36 Joanna Kavenna

12 Bytes: How We Got Here, Where We Might Go Next Jeanette Winterson 37 Andrew Crumey

Life’s Edge: The Search for What It Means to Be Alive Carl Zimmer 38 Nigel Andrew

Silent Earth: Averting the Insect Apocalypse Dave Goulson

general 39 Michael Burleigh

Democracy Rules Jan-Werner Müller 40 Robert Bickers

The Filing Cabinet: A Vertical History of Information Craig Robertson 41 Fergus Butler-Gallie

Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter John McWhorter 42 Tim Hornyak

Test Gods: Tragedy & Triumph in the New Space Race Nicholas Schmidle 43 Benjamin Riley

Pedro and Ricky Come Again Jonathan Meades

44 Gulliver Ralston

The Piano: A History in 100 Pieces Susan Tomes 45 Rupert Christiansen

Clement Crisp Reviews Gerald Dowler (ed)

notebook 46 Donald Rayfield Disinterring Anton Chekhov

poetry 48 William Wootten

Men Who Feed Pigeons Selima Hill • Rotten Days in Late Summer Ralf Webb • A Blood Condition Kayo Chingonyi

fiction 50 Daisy Dunn The Women of Troy Pat Barker 51 Tom Williams Monument Maker David Keenan 52 Laurel Berger The Country of Others Leïla Slimani 53 Alan Taylor Rose Nicolson Andrew Greig 54 Miranda France Secrets of Happiness Joan Silber 55 Soumya Bhattacharya Filthy Animals Brandon Taylor 56 Amanda Craig Cut Out Michèle Roberts 56 Michael Eaude Barcelona Dreaming Rupert Thomson 57 Melissa J Gismondi Breathe Joyce Carol Oates

fiction in brief 58 The Island of Missing Trees Elif Shafak • The Woodcock

Richard Smyth • The Divorce César Aira • Mrs Caliban Rachel Ingalls

silenced voices 59 Lucy Popescu Lobsang Lhundup

crime 60 Natasha Cooper

bookends 64 Martin Salisbury Neo-romantic book making

competition 24 Fergus Butler-Gallie sets a monthly challenge

61 LR Bookshop 29 Letters 13 Crossword

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