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Vol. 18 No. 20 · 17 October 1996

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Vol. 18 No. 20 · 17 October 1996

Fredric Jameson

Ein weites Feld by Günter Grass. Steidl, 784 pp., DM 49.80, August 1995, 3 88243 366 3

Letters

Edward Said, John Leslie, Jessica Douglas-Home, Boris Ford, David Craig, Melanie Phillips, Christopher Hawtree, Gerald Long, Paul Kriwaczek, Frederick Barker, Axel Harvey, George Nakely, Karlien van den Beukel, Ronald Harwood and 23 others

Neil Rollinson

Two Poems

Michael Wood

The Last Don by Mario Puzo. Heinemann, 482 pp., £15.99, October 1996, 0 434 60498 4

Paul Foot

Sleaze: Politicians, Private Interests and Public Reaction edited by F.F. Ridley and Alan Doig. Oxford, 222 pp., £10.99, April 1996, 0 19 922273 8
Changing Trains: The Autobiography of Steven Norris  Hutchinson, 273 pp., £16.99, October 1996, 0 09 180212 1
The Quango Debate edited by F.F. Ridley and David Wilson. Oxford, 188 pp., £10.99, September 1995, 9780199222384

Peter Clarke

Alec Douglas-Home by D.R. Thorpe. Sinclair-Stevenson, 540 pp., £25, October 1996, 1 85619 277 6

David Bromwich

Poetic Justice: The Literary Imagination and Public Life by Martha Nussbaum. Beacon, 143 pp., $20, February 1996, 0 8070 4108 4

Gabriele Annan

Every Man for Himself by Beryl Bainbridge. Duckworth, 224 pp., £14.99, September 1996, 0 7156 2733 3

Dinah Birch

‘People for Lunch’ and ‘Spoilt’ by Georgina Hammick. Vintage, 408 pp., £6.99, August 1996, 0 09 946381 4
The Arizona Game by Georgina Hammick. Chatto, 285 pp., £14.99, August 1996, 0 7011 6214 7

Tom Paulin

Poem: ‘The Wind Dog’

R.W. Johnson

On the Way to First Base

Jenny Diski

An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks. Picador, 336 pp., £6.99, January 1995, 0 330 34347 5
The Island of the Colour-Blind by Oliver Sacks. Picador, 336 pp., £16.99, October 1996, 0 330 35081 1

Elisa Segrave

‘Did that man touch our car?’

Peter Campbell

Life on the Screen by Sherry Turkle. Weidenfeld, 250 pp., £18.99, April 1996, 0 297 81514 8

Perry Anderson

Diary: In Seoul

Frank Kermode

The Scent of Dried Roses by Tim Lott. Viking, 275 pp., £16, September 1996, 0 670 86460 9

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