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Vol. 18 No. 17 · 5 September 1996

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Vol. 18 No. 17 · 5 September 1996

Colm Tóibín

Thomas Mann: Eros and Literature by Anthony Heilbut. Macmillan, 636 pp., £20, June 1996, 9780394556338
Thomas Mann: A Biography by Ronald Hayman. Bloomsbury, 672 pp., £20, March 1996, 0 7475 2531 5
Thomas Mann: A Life by Donald Prater. Oxford, 554 pp., £20, September 1995, 0 19 815861 0

Letters

David Wootton, Raphael Samuel, Phil Edwards, James Wood, David Maclagan, Ruth Parkin-Gounelas

Alistair Elliot

Poem: ‘Auks in the Minch’

Christopher Prendergast

The Dreyfus Affair: ‘J’Accuse’ and Other Writings by Emile Zola, edited by Alain Pagès, translated by Eleanor Levieux. Yale, 208 pp., £25, June 1996, 0 300 06689 9
Zola: A Life by Frederick Brown. Farrar, Straus, 888 pp., £37.50, May 1996, 0 374 29742 8

Edward Said

Lost between War and Peace

Michael Wood

Reading in the Dark by Seamus Deane. Cape, 233 pp., £13.99, September 1996, 0 224 04405 2

Frank Kermode

About Modern Art: Critical Essays 1948-96 by David Sylvester. Chatto, 448 pp., £25, June 1996, 0 7011 6268 6

Tim Radford

Lethal Legacy: BSE – The Search for Truth by Stephen Dealler. Bloomsbury, 307 pp., £5.99, April 1996, 9780747529408
BSE: The Facts by Brian Ford. Corgi, 208 pp., £4.99, May 1996, 0 552 14530 0
Agriculture and Health Committees. Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD): Recent Developments  HMSO, 149 pp., £17, May 1996, 0 10 237796 0
Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture by Jeremy Rifkin. Thorsons, 353 pp., £8.99, June 1996, 0 7225 2979 1

Anthony Giddens

Our Stolen Future: Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence and Survival? A Scientific Detective Story by Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanoski and John Peterson Myers. Little, 306 pp., £17.50, May 1996, 0 316 87546 5

Roy Porter

Growing Up Poor: Home, School and Street 1870-1914 by Anna Davin. Rivers Oram, 289 pp., £19.95, January 1996, 9781854890627

Colin McGinn

Virtues and Reasons: Philippa Foot and Moral Theory edited by Rosalind Hursthouse, Gavin Lawrence and Warren Quinn. Oxford, 350 pp., £35, July 1996, 0 19 824046 5

Mary Beard

Cambridge Women: Twelve Portraits edited by Edward Shils and Carmen Blacker. Cambridge, 292 pp., £30, February 1996, 0 521 48344 1
A Woman in History: Eileen Power 1889-1940 by Maxine Berg. Cambridge, 292 pp., £45, April 1996, 0 521 40278 6

Paul Foot

Diary: The Buttocks Problem

Michael Rogin

Imagineering Atlanta by Charles Rutheiser. Verso, 324 pp., £44.95, July 1996, 1 85984 800 1

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