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Vol. 19 No. 5 · 6 March 1997

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Linda Nochlin

A Life of Picasso. Vol. II: 1907-1917 by John Richardson and Marilyn McCully. Cape, 500 pp., £30, November 1996, 0 224 03120 1
Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man by Norman Mailer. Little, Brown, 398 pp., £25, November 1996, 0 316 88173 2
Picasso and the Spanish Tradition edited by Jonathan Brown. Yale, 208 pp., £30, November 1996, 0 300 06475 6

Letters

Frederick Barker, Warren Keith Wright, Christopher Price, Janette Turner Hospital, James Owen, Hyam Maccoby, Joan Anholt, Gordon Wharton, Peter Regent, Keith Flett

Don Paterson

Poem: ‘God’s Gift to Women’

Gabriele Annan

The Architect of Desire: Beauty and Danger in the Stan ford White Family by Suzannah Lessard. Weidenfeld, 352 pp., £18.99, March 1997, 0 297 81940 2

James Wood

D.H. Lawrence: Triumph To Exile 1912-22 by Mark Kinkead-Weekes. Cambridge, 943 pp., £25, August 1996, 0 521 25420 5

Jenny Diski

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, edited by Otto Frank and Mirjam Pressler, translated by Susan Massotty. Viking, 339 pp., £16, February 1997, 0 670 87481 7

Hilary Mantel

As If by Blake Morrison. Granta, 245 pp., £14.99, February 1997, 1 86207 003 2

Andrew O’Hagan

Two Ships

John Lloyd

Informer 001: The Myth of Pavlik Morozov by Yuri Druzhnikov. Transaction, 200 pp., £19.95, February 1997, 1 56000 283 2

Basil Davidson

Fighting for the Rainforest: War, Youth and Resources in Sierra Leone by Paul Richards. James Currey/Heinemann, 182 pp., £35, November 1996, 0 85255 397 8
A Claim to Land by the River: A Household in Senegal 1720-1994 by Adrian Adams and Jaabe So. Oxford, 300 pp., £50, October 1996, 0 19 820191 5

John Patrick Diggins

For Love of Country: Debating the Limits of Patriotism edited by Joshua Cohen. Beacon, 154 pp., $15, August 1996, 0 8070 4313 3
For Love of Country: An Essay on Patriotism and Nationalism by Maurizio Viroli. Oxford, 214 pp., £22.50, September 1995, 0 19 827952 3
Bonds of Affection: Americans Define Their Patriotism edited by John Bodnar. Princeton, 352 pp., £45, September 1996, 0 691 04397 3
Buring the Flag: The Great 1989-90 American Flag Desecration Controversy by Robert Justin Goldstein. Kent State, 453 pp., $39, July 1996, 0 87338 526 8

William Fiennes

All the Days and Nights: The Collected Stories by William Maxwell. Harvill, 415 pp., £10.99, January 1997, 1 86046 308 8
So Long, See You Tomorrow by William Maxwell. Harvill, 135 pp., £8.99, January 1997, 9781860463075

Peter Robb

Oyster by Janette Turner Hospital. Virago, 400 pp., £14.99, September 1996, 1 86049 123 5

Gaby Wood

Cary Grant: A Class Apart by Graham McCann. Fourth Estate, 346 pp., £16.99, September 1996, 1 85702 366 8

Rosemary Dinnage

Masters of Bedlam: The Transformation of the Mad-Doctoring Trade by Andrew Scull, Charlotte Mackenzie and Nicholas Hervey. Princeton, 363 pp., £23, February 1997, 0 691 03411 7

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

Death in the Victorian Family by Pat Jalland. Oxford, 464 pp., £25, November 1996, 0 19 820188 5

Tobias Jones

Diary: Campaigning at the Ministry of Sound

Wendy Doniger

The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain by Ronald Hutton. Oxford, 542 pp., £19.99, June 1996, 0 19 820570 8

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