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Vol. 21 No. 19 · 30 September 1999

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Vol. 21 No. 19 · 30 September 1999

John Lanchester

The Nudist on the Late Shift by Po Bronson. Secker, 248 pp., £10, August 1999, 0 436 20477 0
Infinite Loop: How Apple, the World’s Most Insanely Great Computer Company, Went Insane by Michael Malone. Aurum, 598 pp., £18.99, April 1999, 1 85410 638 4
Burn Rate: How I Survived the Gold Rush Years on the Internet by Michael Woolf. Orion, 364 pp., £7.99, June 1999, 0 7528 2606 9
The Cathedral and the Bazaar: revised edition by Eric S. Raymond. O'Reilly, 256 pp., £11.95, February 2001, 0 596 00108 8

Letters

Anthony Lewis, R.W. Johnson, Sean Haldane, Martin Rose, Peter Coghill, Charles Simic, Richard Boston, Sylvia Elias, Andy King, Macneil of Barra, Héctor Manjarrez, Samuel Barnish, Hilde De Weerdt

Tom Paulin

Two Poems

Ross McKibbin

Mondeo Man in the Driving Seat

Alan Bennett

Untold Stories

Terry Castle

Victorian Sappho by Yopie Prins. Princeton, 278 pp., £40, May 1999, 0 691 05918 7

Lorna Sage

South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami, translated by Philip Gabriel. Harvill, 187 pp., £9.99, July 1999, 1 86046 594 3
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami, translated by Jay Rubin. Harvill, 609 pp., £12, May 1998, 9781860464706

Andrew O’Hagan

Notes on a Notebook

Hilary Mantel

The Wicked Queen: The Origins of the Myth of Marie-Antoinette by Chantal Thomas, translated by Julie Rose. Zone, 255 pp., £17.95, June 1999, 0 942299 39 6

August Kleinzahler

Three Poems

Frank Kermode

The Last Life by Claire Messud. Picador, 376 pp., £12.99, August 1999, 0 330 37563 6

Jacqueline Rose

Woman: An Intimate Geography by Natalie Angier. Virago, 398 pp., £17.99, March 1999, 1 86049 685 7
Midnight Salvage: Poems 1995-98 by Adrienne Rich. Norton, 75 pp., £14.95, March 1999, 0 393 04682 6

Colm Tóibín

Jews in 20th-century Ireland: Refugees, Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust by Dermot Keogh. Cork, 336 pp., £45, March 1998, 9781859181492

Christopher Hitchens

Diana Mosley: A Biography by Jan Dalley. Faber, 297 pp., £20, October 1997, 0 571 14448 9

James Wood

Saint Augustine by Garry Wills. Weidenfeld, 153 pp., £12.99, August 1999, 0 297 84281 1

Adam Phillips

The Broken Tower: A Life of Hart Crane by Paul Mariani. Norton, 492 pp., $35, April 1999, 0 393 04726 1
O My Land, My Friends: The Selected Letters of Hart Crane edited by Langdon Hammer and Brom Weber. Four Walls Eight Windows, 562 pp., $35, July 1997, 0 941423 18 2

Amit Chaudhuri

Story: ‘A New World’

Michael Wood

Eyes Wide Open: A Memoir of Stanley Kubrik and ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ by Frederic Raphael. Orion, 186 pp., £12.99, July 1999, 0 7528 1868 6
Dream Story by Arthur Schnitzler, translated by J.M.Q. Davies. Penguin, 99 pp., £5.99, July 1999, 0 14 118224 5

Edward Said

Who Paid the Piper? The CIA and the Cultural Cold War by Frances Stonor Saunders. Granta, 509 pp., £20, July 1999, 1 86207 029 6

Jenny Diski

Pain: The Science of Suffering by Patrick Wall. Weidenfeld, 186 pp., £12.99, July 1999, 0 297 84255 2

John Ashbery

Two Poems

James Davidson

Performance Culture and Athenian Democracy edited by Simon Goldhill and Robin Osborne. Cambridge, 417 pp., £45, June 1997, 0 521 64247 7
The Cambridge Companion to Greek Tragedy edited by P.E. Easterling. Cambridge, 410 pp., £14.95, October 1997, 0 521 42351 1
Tragedy in Athens: Performance Space and Theatrical Meaning by David Wiles. Cambridge, 130 pp., £13.95, August 1999, 0 521 66615 5

Jenny Turner

Destiny by Tim Parks. Secker, 249 pp., £15.99, September 1999, 0 436 22088 1

Ian Hamilton

Inside the Klavern: The Secret History of the Ku Klux Klan of the Twenties by David Horowitz. Southern Illinois, 191 pp., £39.95, July 1999, 0 8093 2247 1

William Empson

Red on Red

Jerry Fodor

Diary: why the brain?

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