Issue 17.3

14 November, 2011

Francis Hutton-Williams

Pulverizing the Pretty Charlock

The second volume of Samuel Beckett's Letters documents the writer's correspondences during the Second World War.

Chris Maughan


Literature faces ecological concerns in Timothy Clark's The Cambridge Introduction to Literature and the Environment.

Grace Egan

The Frost of Winter

A new edition of Dorothy Edwards' Winter Sonata brings an overlooked modernist classic in from the cold.

Rahul Prabhakar

La Ville-Lumière

David McCullough's The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris recounts the history of US migration to the City of Light.

Tom Astley


Adam Harper's Infinite Music offers musings on the direction of music while guarding against the pitfalls of futurology.