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Vol. 22 No. 5 · 2 March 2000

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Adam Phillips

Mr Phillips by John Lanchester. Faber, 247 pp., £16.99, January 2000, 9780571201617

Letters

William Phillips, Aidan Foster-Carter, Peter Moore, Elizabeth Lowry, David Borchard, Joseph White, Douglas Hall, Timothy Knapman, A.E. Roberts, John Alpe, Alice Burnett

John Kinsella

Poem: ‘Hectic Red’

Penelope Fitzgerald

What Are You Like by Anne Enright. Cape, 257 pp., £10, March 2000, 0 224 06063 5

Zoë Heller

Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan by Edmund Morris. HarperCollins, 874 pp., £24.99, October 1999, 0 00 217709 9

Terry Eagleton

The Trouble with Principle by Stanley Fish. Harvard, 328 pp., £15.50, December 1999, 0 674 91012 5

Michael Rogin

Juneteenth by Ralph Ellison, edited by John Callaghan. Hamish Hamilton, 368 pp., £16.99, December 1999, 0 241 14084 6

Ian Hamilton

No Other Book: Selected Essays by Randall Jarrell, edited by Brad Leithauser. HarperCollins, 376 pp., $27.50, June 1999, 0 06 118012 2
Remembering Randall: A Memoir of Poet, Critic and Teacher Randall Jarrell by Mary von Schrader Jarrell. HarperCollins, 173 pp., $22, June 1999, 0 06 118011 4

Michael Wood

Conversations with Wilder by Cameron Crowe. Faber, 373 pp., £20, December 1999, 0 571 20162 8

Theo Tait

Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo. Prion, 222 pp., £5.99, May 1999, 1 85375 324 6

J. Arch Getty

Everyday Stalinism. Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s by Sheila Fitzpatrick. Oxford, 280 pp., £25, January 1999, 0 19 505000 2

Roger Hardy

Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America and International Terrorism by John Cooley. Pluto, 276 pp., £20, June 1999, 0 7453 1328 0

James Davidson

A World Full of Gods: Pagans, Jews and Christians in the Roman Empire by Keith Hopkins. Weidenfeld, 402 pp., £25, November 1999, 0 297 81982 8

Colin Burrow

Virgil’s Experience: Nature and History; Times, Names and Places by Richard Jenkyns. Oxford, 712 pp., £50, November 1988, 0 19 814033 9

Rosemary Dinnage

Identity’s Architect: A Biography of Erik Erikson by Lawrence Friedman. Free Association, 592 pp., £15.95, May 1999, 9781853434716

Roy Porter

The River: A Journey Back to the Source of HIV and Aids by Edward Hooper. Allen Lane, 1070 pp., £25, September 1999, 0 7139 9335 9

R.W. Johnson

South African Stories

Jenny Diski

Diary: hairdressing

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