Vol. 42 No. 17 · 10 September 2020

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Anne Rothenstein

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Vol. 42 No. 17 · 10 September 2020

Letters

Colin Burrow, Roger Thorp, Paul Dean, Michael Dobson, Michael Neill, Mary Braithwaite, David Hannay, Martin Levien, Don Lock, Raymond Aronson, Michael Prior, Colin Matthews, David Ings, Masolino d’Amico

Christian Lorentzen

Yesterday’s Man: The Case against Joe Biden by Branko Marcetic. Verso, 288 pp., £12.99, March, 978 1 83976 028 0

Sheila Fitzpatrick

Bauman: A Biography by Izabela Wagner. Polity, 510 pp., £25, June, 978 1 5095 2686 4

Paul Taylor

Short Cuts: Ofqual and the Algorithm

J. Robert Lennon

If It Bleeds by Stephen King. Hodder, 369 pp., £20, April, 978 1 5293 9153 4

Tom Stevenson

The Bridge: Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe by Thane Gustafson. Harvard, 506 pp., £31.95, January, 978 0 674 98795 1

Colm Tóibín

Warhol: A Life as Art by Blake Gopnik. Allen Lane, 931 pp., £35, March, 978 0 241 00338 1

Kathleen Jamie

Poem: ‘Tree on the Hill’

Caroline Campbell

A Tale of Two Women Painters: Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana edited by Leticia Ruiz Gómez. Museo Nacional del Prado, 255 pp., £25, January, 978 84 8480 537 3
Sofonisba’s Lesson: A Renaissance Artist and Her Work by Michael Cole. Princeton, 312 pp., £50, February, 978 0 691 19832 3

Frances Stonor Saunders

The Suitcase: Part Three

Peter Spagnuolo

Poem: ‘1973, 4-Stroke, 600 ccs’

Nicholas Penny

At Saint-Germain-des-Prés: Flandrin’s Murals

Toril Moi

Nathalie Sarraute: A Life Between by Ann Jefferson. Princeton, 425 pp., £34, August, 978 0 691 19787 6

Clair Wills

On Hope Mirrlees

Irina Dumitrescu

Voices and Books in the English Renaissance: A New History of Reading by Jennifer Richards. Oxford, 329 pp., £65, October 2019, 978 0 19 880906 7
Learning Languages in Early Modern England by John Gallagher. Oxford, 274 pp., £60, August 2019, 978 0 19 883790 9

Ian Penman

Kraftwerk: Future Music from Germany by Uwe Schütte. Penguin, 316 pp., £9.99, February, 978 0 14 198675 3

Wynford Hicks

Diary: My Summer with Boris’s Mother

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