Pat Barker on the silence of women in warfare. Antony Beevor on the trials of researching in Russian military archives. Plus a former British soldier re-examines the journal he wrote in Basra, and an intrepid photographer tracks down the fields and lanes where WW1 deserters were shot.
New work from Chris Kraus, Abi Andrews, Bridget Minamore, Ali Smith, Candice Carty-Williams, Sophie Mackintosh, Kamila Shamsie and many more. Plus: an interview with Deborah Levy and illustrations by Mariana Malhão.