On Philip Larkin, America's beauty, and modern people.
This issue's miscellany.
Arts and Letters
Benedict XVI: A Life Volume One: Youth in Nazi Germany to the Second Vatican Council 1927–1965, by Peter Seewald
St. Petersburg Dialogues: Or Conversations on the Temporal Government of Providence, by Joseph de Maistre, edited and translated by Richard A. Lebrun
Think, Write, Speak: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews, And Letters, by Vladimir Nabokov; Vladimir Nabokov In Context, by Various (edited by David M. Bethea and Siggy Frank); Nabokov And The Real World: Between Appreciation And Defense, by Robert Alter
When Brains Dream: Exploring the Science and Mystery of Sleep, by Antonio Zadra and Robert Stickgold; The Book Of Sleep, by Haytham El Wadany (translated by Robin Moger); The Chinese Dreamscape: 300BCE – 800CE, by Robert Ford Company; Sleep In Early Modern England, by Sasha Handley
The Lost Worlds of John Ford: Beyond the Western, by Jeffrey Richards