October 2017, issue no. 395

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Shannon Burns reviews 'The Last Days of Jeanne d’Arc' by Ali Alizadeh

Shannon Burns

The many gaps in the verifiable history of Jeanne d’Arc’s early years in rural France, as well as her improbable rise to prominence and martyrdom, have left room for a considerable amo More

Mridula Nath Chakraborty reviews 'Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India' by Shashi Tharoor

Mridula Nath Chakraborty

For a book that began as a tweet, Shashi Tharoor’s Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India has had a remarkable journey, taking its best-selling author on a world tour, More

Simon Caterson reviews 'A Legacy of Spies' by John le Carré

Simon Caterson

Sherlock Holmes, fairly early on in his career, survived an attempt by Arthur Conan Doyle to kill off the character in ‘The Adventure of the Final Problem’. Although Conan Doyle had wa More

'Among Trees' by Philip Jones

Philip Jones

Even young trees bear the signature of deep time, if not eternity. For most of humanity’s existence, men and women have looked upwards through trees, wondering at the tracery of their br ... More

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