Table of contents

Table of contents from London Review of Books Vol. 43 No. 11 (Friday 21 May 2021)


130 Degrees

The upheaval caused by Covid-19 is a harbinger of global warming. Because humans have fundamentally ...

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If It Bleeds review – Stephen King on vintage form

The horror writer is at his familiar best with four suspenseful and sometimes surprisingly tender no...

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Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald review – towards the sixth extinction

The author of H Is for Hawk returns to the theme of loss in these powerful essays about humankind’s...

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Anna: The Biography by Amy Odell review – the Genghis Khan of fashion?

A scrupulously researched attempt to explain fabled Vogue editor Anna Wintour fails to probe deeply ...

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Panenka by Rónán Hession review – moments of grace

The follow-up to cult hit Leonard and Hungry Paul is the tale of a former footballer’s second chanc...

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Through the Looking Glasses by Travis Elborough review – the spectacular life of spectacles

From Henry VIII on his charger to the sex symbol Michael Caine, this close-up history of glasses ill...

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