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Vol. 22 No. 3 · 3 February 2000

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Vol. 22 No. 3 · 3 February 2000

Jeremy Harding

The Uninvited

Letters

Bernard Bergonzi, David Goldberg, William Rubinstein, Paul Drabkin, Rob Ferguson, Hari Kunzru, Amit Chaudhuri, Peter Wollen, David George, Christopher Hitchens

Paul Muldoon

Poem: ‘Famous First Words’

Leah Price

The Oxford Book of English Verse edited by Christopher Ricks. Oxford, 690 pp., £25, October 1999, 0 19 214182 1
The Norton Anthology of English Literature: Volume One edited by M.H. Abrams and Stephen Greenblatt. Norton, 2974 pp., £22.50, December 1999, 0 393 97487 1
The Norton Anthology of English Literature: Volume Two edited by M.H. Abrams and Stephen Greenblatt. Norton, 2963 pp., £22.50, February 2000, 9780393974911
The Longman Anthology of British Literature: Volume One edited by David Damrosch. Longman, 2963 pp., $53, July 1999, 0 321 01173 2
The Longman Anthology of British Literature: Volume Two edited by David Damrosch. Longman, 2982 pp., $53, July 1999, 0 321 01174 0
Night & Horses & The Desert: An Anthology of Classical Arabic Literature edited by Robert Irwin. Allen Lane, 480 pp., £25, September 1999, 0 7139 9153 4
News that Stays News: The 20th Century in Poems edited by Simon Rae. Faber, 189 pp., £9.99, October 1999, 0 571 20060 5
Time’s Tidings: Greeting the 21st Century by Carol Ann Duffy. Anvil, 157 pp., £7.95, November 1999, 0 85646 313 2
Scanning the Century: The Penguin Book of the 20th Century in Poetry edited by Peter Forbes. Penguin, 640 pp., £12.99, February 1999, 9780140588996

James Wolcott

Gore Vidal by Fred Kaplan. Bloomsbury, 850 pp., £25, October 1999, 0 7475 4671 1

Jenny Diski

Vertigo by W.G. Sebald, translated by Michael Hulse. Harvill, 263 pp., £16.99, December 1999, 1 86046 623 0

David Blackbourn

Einstein's German World by Fritz Stern. Princeton, 335 pp., £15.95, October 1999, 9780691059396

Andrew Berry

Almost like a Whale: ‘The Origin of Species’ Updated by Steve Jones. Doubleday, 402 pp., £20, September 1999, 0 385 40985 0

John Vincent

An Intelligent Person's Guide to Liberalism by Conrad Russell. Duckworth, 128 pp., £12.95, September 1999, 0 7156 2947 6

Robert Irwin

The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives by Carole Hillenbrand. Edinburgh, 648 pp., £80, July 1999, 0 7486 0905 9

August Kleinzahler

Four Poems

Paul Laity

Diary: Henry Woodd Nevinson

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