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Vol. 17 No. 16 · 24 August 1995

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Vol. 17 No. 16 · 24 August 1995

Christopher Hitchens

To Renew America by Newt Gingrich. HarperCollins, 260 pp., £18, July 1995, 9780060173364

Letters

Terry Castle, Kit McMahon, Marianne Macdonald, Editor, ‘London Review’, James Fletcher, John Simpson, Mona Morstein, Fiona Pitt-Kethley, Matt Hackett, Shirrell Larsen

Douglas Oliver

Two Poems

Frank Kermode

F.R. Leavis: A Life in Criticism by Ian MacKillop. Allen Lane, 476 pp., £25, July 1995, 0 7139 9062 7

Adam Phillips

Walter Pater: Lover of Strange Souls by Denis Donoghue. Knopf, 364 pp., $27.50, May 1995, 0 679 43753 3

James Wood

The Burning Library: Writings on Art, Politics, Sexuality 1969-93 by Edmund White. Picador, 385 pp., £20, May 1995, 0 330 33883 8
Skinned Alive by Edmund White. Chatto, 262 pp., £12.99, March 1995, 0 7011 6175 2

Tom Nairn

A Union for Empire: Political Thought and the Union of 1707 edited by John Robertson. Cambridge, 368 pp., £40, April 1995, 0 521 43113 1
The Autonomy of Modern Scotland by Lindsay Paterson. Edinburgh, 218 pp., £30, September 1994, 0 7486 0525 8

Matthew Sweeney

Two Poems

James Buchan

John Buchan: The Presbyterian Cavalier by Andrew Lownie. Constable, 365 pp., £20, July 1995, 0 09 472500 4

Benedict Anderson

After the Fact: Two Countries, Four Decades, One Anthropologist by Clifford Geertz. Harvard, 198 pp., £17.95, April 1995, 0 674 00871 5

John Barrell

Landscape and Memory by Simon Schama. HarperCollins, 624 pp., £25, April 1995, 0 00 215897 3

David Daiches

Days of Anger, Days of Hope: A Memoir of the League of American Writers, 1937-1942 by Franklin Folsom. Colorado, 376 pp., £24.50, July 1994, 0 585 03686 1

Robert Crawford

Poem: ‘Male Infertility’

Geoff Dyer

Independence Day by Richard Ford. Harvill, 451 pp., £14.99, July 1995, 1 86046 020 8

Tom Paulin

Diary: Ulster’s Long Sunday

Robert Irwin

Islamic Architecture by Robert Hillenbrand. Edinburgh, 645 pp., £49.50, November 1994, 0 7486 0479 0
The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250-1800 by Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom. Yale, 348 pp., £45, August 1994, 0 300 05888 8
The Mosque: History, Architectural Development and Regional Diversity edited by Martin Frishman and Hassan-Uddin Khan. Thames and Hudson, 288 pp., £36, November 1994, 0 500 34133 8
Iznik: The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey by Nurhan Atasoy and Julian Raby. Alexandria Press/Laurence King, 384 pp., £60, July 1994, 1 85669 054 7

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