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Vol. 20 No. 21 · 29 October 1998

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Vol. 20 No. 21 · 29 October 1998

Jerry Fodor

Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge by Edward O. Wilson. Little, Brown, 374 pp., £18.99, September 1998, 0 316 64569 9

Letters

Neil Forster, William Lamont, Tom Lansburg, Adrian Dannatt, Alan Benfield, L.J. Olivier, Alison Macleod, V.G. Kiernan, George Schlesinger, Nick Bozanic, Chase Madar, Michael and Denise Hope, Ross Pratt, Ian Wylie, Keith Flett, Editors, ‘London Review’

John Mullan

Jonathan Swift by Victoria Glendinning. Hutchinson, 324 pp., £20, September 1998, 0 09 179196 0

Stephen Holmes

The Communist Manifesto: A Modern Edition by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Verso, 82 pp., £8, April 1998, 1 85984 898 2

John Burnside

Two Poems

Michael Ignatieff

Liberalism and Its Discontents by Alan Brinkley. Harvard, 372 pp., £18.50, May 1998, 0 674 53017 9

Ian Hamilton

The Complete Works of George Orwell edited by Peter Davidson. Secker, £750, July 1998, 0 436 20377 4

John Barrell

Theatres of Memory. Vol. II. Island Stories: Unravelling Britain by Raphael Samuel, edited by Alison Light. Verso, 391 pp., £20, June 1998, 1 85984 965 2

Charles van Onselen

Dead but Not Quite Buried

Justine Jordan

Pieces of Light by Adam Thorpe. Cape, 478 pp., £16.99, August 1998, 0 224 03988 1

Christopher Prendergast

An Atlas of the European Novel 1800-1900 by Franco Moretti. Verso, 206 pp., £16, August 1998, 1 85984 883 4

Peter Campbell

Pieter De Hooch 1629-84 by Peter Sutton. Yale, 183 pp., £30, September 1998, 0 300 07757 2
On Reflection by Jonathan Miller. National Gallery, 224 pp., £25, September 1998, 1 85709 236 8

E.S. Turner

Sugar-Plums and Sherbet: A Prehistory of Sweets by Laura Mason. Prospect, 250 pp., £20, June 1998, 0 907325 83 1

Tom Vanderbilt

No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers edited by Andrew Ross. Verso, 256 pp., £14, September 1997, 1 85984 172 4

John Upton

Diary: No bail for Mr X

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