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Vol. 19 No. 9 · 8 May 1997

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

David Craig

The Killing of the Countryside by Graham Harvey. Cape, 218 pp., £17.99, March 1997, 0 224 04444 3

Letters

K. Sinclair-Loutit, Roger van Zwanenberg, Barbara Smoker, Tony Barrell, Scott Herrick, Robin Lucas, Peter Cadogan, M.S. Burgher, Jeff Smith

Stephen Smith

Solidarity on the Water front: The Liver pool Lock-Out of 1995-96 by Michael Lavalette and Jane Kennedy. Liver Press, 147 pp., £5.95, December 1996, 1 871201 06 3

Stephen Sedley

The Common Law and the Constitution

Arnold Rattenbury

Beyond the Frontier: the Politics of a Failed Mission, Bulgaria 1944 by E.P. Thompson. Merlin/Stanford, 120 pp., £12.95, December 1996, 0 85036 457 4

Glen Newey

Between Facts and Norms by Jürgen Habermas, translated by William Rehg. Polity, 631 pp., £45, July 1996, 0 7456 1229 6

Jonathan Rée

Proper Names by Emmanuel Levinas, translated by Michael Smith. Athlone, 191 pp., £45, January 1997, 0 485 11466 6
Levinas: An Introduction by Colin Davis. Polity, 168 pp., £39.50, November 1996, 0 7456 1262 8
Basic Philosophical Writings by Emmanuel Levinas, edited by Adriaan Peperzak, Simon Critchley and Robert Bernasconi. Indiana, 201 pp., £29.50, November 1996, 0 253 21079 8

Geoffrey Hawthorn

The State Nobility by Pierre Bourdieu, translated by Lauretta Clough. Polity, 475 pp., £45, November 1996, 0 7456 0824 8

Frank Cioffi

Lectures on Conversation: Vols I-II by Harvey Sacks, edited by Gail Jefferson. Blackwell, 1520 pp., £35, January 1995, 1 55786 705 4

Ruth Padel

Poem: ‘Sorry’

Don Paterson

Poem: ‘A Deletion’

Roy Porter

From Idiocy to Mental Deficiency: Historical Perspectives on People with Learning Disabilities edited by David Wright and Anne Digby. Routledge, 238 pp., £45, October 1996, 9780415112154

Jenny Diski

The Anatomy of Disgust by William Ian Miller. Harvard, 313 pp., £16.50, April 1997, 0 674 03154 7

Michael Dobson

The Secret Life of Aphra Behn by Janet Todd. Deutsch, 545 pp., £25, October 1996, 0 233 98991 9

Dinah Birch

Eve’s Renegades: Victorian Anti-Feminist Women Novelists by Valerie Sanders. Macmillan, 249 pp., £42.50, September 1996, 0 333 59563 7

James Wood

Selected Stories by Alice Munro. Chatto, 412 pp., £16.99, November 1996, 0 7011 6521 9

Tim Radford

Promising The Earth by Robert Lamb. Routledge, 204 pp., £35, September 1996, 0 415 14443 4

Jay Griffiths

Diary: Protesting at Fairmile

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