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Vol. 19 No. 20 · 16 October 1997

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Vol. 19 No. 20 · 16 October 1997

Adam Phillips

Night Train by Martin Amis. Cape, 149 pp., £10.99, October 1997, 0 224 05018 4

Letters

Peter Ghosh, Mervyn Jones, Peter Singer, James Davidson, Nicholas Faith, Editor, ‘London Review’

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘52 Pick-Up’

Frank Kermode

Jack Maggs by Peter Carey. Faber, 328 pp., £15.99, September 1997, 9780571190881

Helen Vendler

Keats by Andrew Motion. Faber, 612 pp., £25, October 1997, 9780571172276

Andrew O’Hagan

Shoes, Shoes, Shoes by Andy Warhol. Bulfinch Press, 35 pp., $10.95, May 1997, 0 8212 2319 4
Style, Style, Style by Andy Warhol. Bulfinch Press, 30 pp., $10.95, May 1997, 0 8212 2320 8
Who is Andy Warhol? edited by Colin MacCabe, Mark Francis and Peter Wollen. BFI, 162 pp., £40, May 1997, 9780851705880
All Tomorrow’s Parties: Billy Name’s Photographs of Andy Warhol’s Factory by Billy Name. frieze, 144 pp., £19.95, April 1997, 0 9527414 1 5
The Last Party: Studio 54, Disco and the Culture of the Night by Anthony Haden-Guest. Morrow, 404 pp., $25, April 1996, 9780688141516

John Kerrigan

Open Sky by Paul Virilio, translated by Julie Rose. Verso, 152 pp., £35, August 1997, 9781859848807

Nicholas Spice

The Man without Qualities by Robert Musil, translated by Sophie Wilkins and Burton Pike. Picador, 1774 pp., £40, November 1995, 0 330 34682 2
The Man without Qualities by Robert Musil, translated by Sophie Wilkins. Picador, 1130 pp., £15, October 1997, 0 330 34942 2

Michael Wood

The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, translated by Diana Burgin and Katherine Tiernan O’Connor. Picador, 367 pp., £20, August 1997, 0 330 35133 8
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Penguin, 412 pp., £7.99, May 1997, 0 14 118014 5

Benedict Anderson

Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal, translated by Soledad Lacson-Locsin. Hawaii, 451 pp., $47, June 1997, 0 8248 1917 9

R.W. Johnson

Albert Camus: A Life by Olivier Todd, translated by Benjamin Ivry. Chatto, 420 pp., £20, October 1997, 0 7011 6062 4

Neal Ascherson

We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History by John Lewis Gaddis. Oxford, 425 pp., £25, April 1997, 0 19 878070 2

David Cannadine

The Royals by Kitty Kelley. Warner, 547 pp., $27, September 1997, 0 446 51712 7

Mark Strand

Poem: ‘The View’

Paul Foot

Peter Cook: A Biography by Harry Thompson. Hodder, 516 pp., £18.99, September 1997, 0 340 64968 2

Stephen Smith

Diary: In Havana

Malise Ruthven

A Brutal Friendship: The West and the Arab Elite by Said Aburish. Gollancz, 414 pp., £20, July 1997, 0 575 06275 4

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