Issue 26.3

10 November, 2014

Harry Stopes

The Elephant in the Room

Stopes contends that Niven's latest is a sequel to Folk Opposition, looking at the politics behind Oasis's first album.

Kristin Grogan

The Storms that Rise in It

Robinson's Lila feels like yet another form of prayer: for America and its dispossessed, for literature, for the lonely.

Nicole Lobdell

Peculiar Things: Victorian Bric-à-Brac

For Lobdell, this is a collection that pushes the boundaries of what most readers would consider bric-à-brac.

Fergus McGhee

His Itchy Intelligence

Rembrandt: the Late Works at the National Gallery shows a passionate intellect, searching, sifting, never at rest.

Gabriel Roberts

Clear and Distinct Ideas

Roberts reviews Billig's criticism of writing in the social sciences, concluding that he underestimates the problem.