H. J. Jackson,"Samuel Johnson at 300," TLS, 26 August, reviews Greg Clingham and Philip Smallwood, eds., Samuel Johnson After 300 Years, Thomas M. Curley's Samuel Johnson, the ‘Ossian' Fraud, and the Celtic Revival in Great Britain and Ireland, and Peter Martin's Samuel Johnson, A Biography.
Wesley Stace,"Through life with Bob Dylan," TLS, 21 August, reviews Barry Feinstein's and Bob Dylan's Hollywood Foto-rhetoric: The Lost Manuscript, Feinstein's Real Moments, and Clinton Heylin's Revolution in the Air: The songs of Bob Dylan 1957–1973.
Ian Jack,"Downhill from Here," LRB, 27 August, reviews Andy Beckett's When the Lights Went Out: Britain in the Seventies.
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