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Vol. 19 No. 11 · 5 June 1997

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Peter Campbell

Thomas Laqueur

French Children of the Holocaust: A Memorial by Serge Klarsfeld. New York, 1881 pp., $95, November 1996, 0 8147 2662 3

Letters

Janette Turner Hospital, Gerard Holden, David Harvey, Luigi Romeo, Penny McCarthy, S.A. Barnett, G.B. Phillipson, Derek Hughes

Simon Armitage

Two Poems

John Leslie

Imagined Worlds by Freeman Dyson. Harvard, 216 pp., £14.50, May 1997, 0 674 53908 7

Jenny Diski

Last Dinner on the ‘Titanic’: Menus and Recipes from the Great Liner by Rick Archbold and Dana McCauley. Weidenfeld, 128 pp., £9.99, April 1997, 1 86448 250 8
The ‘Titanic’ Complex by John Wilson Foster. Belcouver, 92 pp., £5.99, April 1997, 0 9699464 1 4
Down with the Old Canoe by Steven Biel. Norton, 300 pp., £18.95, April 1997, 9780393039658

Seumas Milne

After the May Day Flood

John Kerrigan

The Political World of Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, 1621-41 edited by J.F. Merritt. Cambridge, 293 pp., £35, March 1996, 0 521 56041 1
The British Problem, c. 1534-1707: State Formation in the Atlantic Archipelago edited by Brendan Bradshaw and John Morrill. Macmillan, 334 pp., £13.50, June 1996, 0 333 59246 8
The Stuart Court and Europe: Essays in Politics and Political Culture edited by Malcolm Smuts. Cambridge, 289 pp., £35, September 1996, 9780521554398
Mere Irish and Fíor-Ghael: Studies in the Idea of Irish Nationality, its Development and Literary Expression Prior to the 19th Century by Joep Leerssen. Cork, 454 pp., £17.95, November 1996, 1 85918 112 0

Michael Mason

Fertility, Class and Gender in Britain 1860-1940 by Simon Szreter. Cambridge, 704 pp., £50, January 1996, 0 521 34343 7

John Lanchester

Journals 1990-92 by Anthony Powell. Heinemann, 238 pp., £20, May 1997, 0 434 00430 8

Frank Kermode

The Untouchable by John Banville. Picador, 405 pp., £15.99, May 1997, 0 330 33931 1

Christopher Hitchens

Princess Margaret: A Biography by Theo Aronson. O’Mara, 336 pp., £16.99, February 1997, 1 85479 248 2

E.S. Turner

Biting the Dust: The Joys of Housework by Margaret Horsfield. Fourth Estate, 292 pp., £14.99, April 1997, 1 85702 422 2

Elaine Showalter

Feminist Accused of Sexual Harassment by Jane Gallop. Duke, 104 pp., £28.50, June 1997, 0 8223 1918 7
A Life in School: What the Teacher Learned by Jane Tompkins. Addison-Wesley, 256 pp., $22, January 1997, 0 201 91212 0
Bequest and Betrayal: Memoirs of a Parent’s Death by Nancy Miller. Oxford, 208 pp., £19.50, February 1997, 0 19 509130 2

Christine Stansell

Kenneth Burke in Greenwich Village: Conversing with the Moderns, 1915-31 by Jack Selzer. Wisconsin, 284 pp., £45, February 1997, 0 299 15184 0

Christopher Prendergast

Projections 7 edited by John Boorman and Walter Donohue. Faber, 308 pp., £11.99, April 1997, 0 571 19033 2
Cahiers du cinema. Vol. I: The Fifties. Neo-Realism, Hollywood, New Wave edited by Jim Hillier. Routledge, 312 pp., £65, September 1996, 0 415 15105 8
Cahiers du cinema. Vol. II: The Sixties. New Wave, New Cinema, Re-evaluating Hollywood edited by Jim Hillier. Routledge, 363 pp., £65, September 1996, 0 415 15106 6
Cahiers du cinema. Vol. III: 1969-72. The Politics of Representation edited by Nick Browne. Routledge, 352 pp., £65, September 1996, 0 415 02987 2

Mark Lilla

The Ethical Function of Architecture by Karsten Harries. MIT, 414 pp., £29.95, January 1997, 0 262 08252 7

Wolfgang Schivelbusch

Speak Low (When You Speak Love): The Letters of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya edited and translated by Lys Symonette and Kim Kowalke. Hamish Hamilton, 555 pp., £30, July 1996, 0 241 13264 9

Stephen Sedley

What Bill and What Rights?

Tobias Jones

Diary: On Chess

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