Vol. 18 No. 19 · 3 October 1996

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Vol. 18 No. 19 · 3 October 1996

James Wood

The Quest for God: A Personal Pilgrimage by Paul Johnson. Weidenfeld, 216 pp., £14.99, March 1996, 0 297 81764 7
Is There a God? by Richard Swinburne. Oxford, 144 pp., £20, February 1996, 0 19 823544 5
God in Us: A Case for Christian Humanism by Anthony Freeman. SCM, 87 pp., £5.95, September 1993, 0 344 02538 1
Robert Runcie: The Reluctant Archbishop by Humphrey Carpenter. Hodder, 401 pp., £20, October 1996, 0 340 57107 1

Letters

Ira Katznelson, John Bayley, Patrick Wormald, Angela Lambert, Ian Gibson, Michael Hodges, James MacGibbon, Walsingham, Maxine Berg, Norman Cantor, Philippa Foot, Glen Newey, Robin Hope, Julian Murphet

John Sutherland

We Should Know Better by George Walden. Fourth Estate, 231 pp., £9.99, September 1996, 1 85702 520 2
All Must Have Prizes by Melanie Phillips. Little, Brown, 384 pp., £17.50, September 1996, 0 316 88180 5

Tom Nairn

ThePol Pot Regime: Race, Power and Genocide in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79 by Ben Kiernan. Yale, 477 pp., £25, April 1996, 0 300 06113 7

Adam Mars-Jones

The Story of the Night by Colm Tóibín. Picador, 312 pp., £15.99, September 1996, 0 330 34017 4

Thomas Lynch

Sweeney

Matthew Sweeney

Three Poems

Robert Crawford

The Poems of Ossian and Related Works by James Macpherson, edited by Howard Gaskill. Edinburgh, 573 pp., £16.95, January 1996, 0 7486 0707 2

Richard Poirier

Pierre, or The Ambiguities by Herman Melville, edited by Hershel Parker. HarperCollins, 449 pp., £15.99, May 1996, 0 06 118009 2

Zachary Leader

Orson Welles: The Road to Xanadu by Simon Callow. Cape, 640 pp., £20, March 1995, 0 224 03852 4
Rosebud: The Story of Orson Welles by David Thomson. Little, Brown, 460 pp., £20, September 1996, 0 316 91437 1

Christine Stansell

Metropolitan Lives: The Ashcan Artists and Their New York edited by Rebecca Zurier, Robert Snyder and Virginia Mecklenburg. Norton, 232 pp., £35, February 1996, 0 393 03901 3

Katy Emck

The Mysterious Death of Mary Rogers: Sex and Culture in 19th-Century New York by Amy Gilman Srebnick. Oxford, 238 pp., £18.99, February 1996, 9780195062373

Tom Vanderbilt

Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson. Bloomsbury, 316 pp., £5.99, September 1996, 0 7475 2266 9
The Country Ahead of Us, the Country Behind by David Guterson. Bloomsbury, 181 pp., £5.99, January 1996, 0 7475 2561 7

John Lloyd

Moscow: Governing the Socialist Metropolis by Timothy Colton. Harvard, 958 pp., £25.95, January 1996, 0 674 58741 3

Wendy Lesser

Diary: Surfing the OED on CD-ROM

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