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Vol. 21 No. 13 · 1 July 1999

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Peter Campbell

John Upton

The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry by Sir William Macpherson. Stationery Office, 335 pp., £26, February 1999, 0 10 142622 4
The Case of Stephen Lawrence by Brian Cathcart. Viking, 418 pp., £16.99, May 1999, 0 670 88604 1

Letters

Judith Butler, Mustapha Marrouchi, Andrew Rubin, Hamid Dabashi, John Byrne, Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen, Linda Montague, Audrey Gillan, John Sweeney, Hugh Lyon, Tom Paulin, Nicholas Mann

Paul Farley

Two Poems

Edmund White

Gilbert & George: A Portrait by Daniel Farson. HarperCollins, 240 pp., £19.99, March 1999, 0 00 255857 2

Christine Stansell

Representing Women by Linda Nochlin. Thames and Hudson, 272 pp., £14.99, May 1999, 0 500 28098 3

Jenny Diski

Lillie Langtry: Manners, Masks and Morals by Laura Beatty. Chatto, 336 pp., £20, March 1999, 1 85619 513 9
Véra (Mrs Vladimir Nabokov): Portrait of a Marriage by Stacy Schiff. Random House, 456 pp., $27.95, April 1999, 0 679 44790 3

Ian Hacking

I See a Voice: A Philosophical History of Language, Deafness and the Senses by Jonathan Rée. HarperCollins, 399 pp., £19.99, January 1999, 0 00 255793 2

Steven Shapin

Dancing Naked in the Mind Field by Kary Mullis. Bloomsbury, 209 pp., £12.99, March 1999, 0 7475 4376 3

Mark Greenberg

The End of the World: The Science and Ethics of Human Extinction by John Leslie. Routledge, 336 pp., £10.99, March 1998, 0 415 18447 9

Richard Fortey

Noah’s Flood: The New Scientific Discoveries about the Event that Changed History by William Ryan and Walter Pitman. Simon and Schuster, 319 pp., £17.99, February 1999, 0 684 81052 2

James Wood

Canaan by Geoffrey Hill. Penguin, 76 pp., £7.99, September 1996, 0 14 058786 1
The Truth of Love: A Poem by Geoffrey Hill. Penguin, 82 pp., £8.99, January 1997, 0 14 058910 4

Jamie McKendrick

Eugenio Montale: Collected Poems 1920-54 translated by Jonathan Galassi. Carcanet, 626 pp., £29, November 1998, 1 85754 425 0

James Francken

Matyred Village: Commemorating the 1944 Massacre at Oradour-sur-Glane by Sarah Farmer. California, 323 pp., £19.95, March 1999, 0 520 21186 3

Dan Jacobson

The Collected Works of Bruno Schulz edited by Jerzy Ficowski. Picador, 582 pp., £50, December 1998, 0 330 34783 7

John Tranter

Poem: ‘Miss Proust’

Justine Jordan

Other Stories and Other Stories by Ali Smith. Granta, 177 pp., £9.99, March 1999, 1 86207 186 1

Edward Said

The Right Set: The Faber Book of Tennis edited by Caryl Phillips. Faber, 327 pp., £12.99, June 1999, 0 571 19540 7

Paul Muldoon

Diary: Hiberno-English Shenanigans

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