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Vol. 19 No. 7 · 3 April 1997

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Ross McKibbin

Very Old Labour

Letters

S.W. Dawson, Adam Roberts, Brian Lang, Fernando de Torres, Tony Judt, Frank Kermode, John Harding, David Cobb, Jacob Mendlovic, Ron Haggart, William Reid, Betty Spice, James MacGibbon, Richard Nielson

Alistair Elliot

Poem: ‘Slugs’

Paul Foot

Once a Jolly Bagman: Memoirs by Alistair McAlpine. Weidenfeld, 269 pp., £20, March 1997, 9780297817376

Carlo Ginzburg

The Case of Adriano Sofri

Frank Lentricchia

No More Whining

Frank Kermode

The Sexuality of Christ in Renaissance Art and in Modern Oblivion by Leo Steinberg. Chicago, 417 pp., £23.95, January 1997, 0 226 77187 3

Roger Scruton

The Dancing Column: On Order in Architecture by Joseph Rykwert. MIT, 598 pp., £49.95, May 1996, 0 262 18170 3

Richard Jenkyns

Art and the Victorian Middle Class: Money and the Making of Cultural Identity by Dianne Sachko Macleod. Cambridge, 375 pp., £65, October 1996, 0 521 55090 4

Jerrold Seigel

The Plight of Emulation: Ernest Meissonier and French Salon Painting by Marc Gotlieb. Princeton, 264 pp., £33.50, May 1996, 0 691 04374 4

Geoffrey Wall

Louis Bouilhet: Lettres à Gustave Flaubert edited by Maria Cappello. CNRS, 780 pp., frs 490, April 1996, 2 271 05288 2

Wayne Koestenbaum

The Last Thing He Wanted by Joan Didion. Flamingo, 227 pp., £15.99, January 1997, 0 00 224080 7

Lorna Sage

A Regular Guy by Mona Simpson. Faber, 372 pp., £15.99, February 1997, 0 571 19079 0
The Keepsake by Kirsty Gunn. Granta, 224 pp., £14.99, March 1997, 9781862070134

Adam Phillips

The Scientific Revolution by Steven Shapin. Chicago, 218 pp., £15.95, December 1996, 0 226 75020 5

Patrick Collinson

The Sound of Virtue: Philip Sidney’s ‘Arcadia’ and Elizabethan Politics by Blair Worden. Yale, 406 pp., £40, October 1996, 0 300 06693 7

Edward Luttwak

Diary: In Deep Water in Bolivia

Kevin Kopelson

Shine directed by Scott Hicks.
Shine: The Screenplay by Jan Sardi. Bloomsbury, 176 pp., £7.99, January 1997, 0 7475 3173 0
The Book of David by Beverley Eley. HarperCollins, 285 pp., £8.99, March 1997, 0 207 19105 0
Love You to Bits and Pieces: Life with David Helfgott by Gillian Helfgott, with Alissa Tanskaya. Penguin, 337 pp., £6.99, January 1997, 0 14 026546 5

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