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Vol. 22 No. 7 · 30 March 2000

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Hilary Mantel

Robespierre edited by Colin Haydon and William Doyle. Cambridge, 292 pp., £35, July 1999, 0 521 59116 3

Letters

Dave Hickey, Galen Strawson, Stephen Burt, Richard Cummings, Jonathan Pratter, C.G. Estabrook, Gabriel Finkelstein, Conrad Dehn, Anna Bostock, Myron Kaplan, Stephen Sedley, Vanessa Coode, R.E. Bye, Ole Jann, Jenny Diski, Keith Flett, Theo Tait, Editor, ‘London Review’

Matthew Sweeney

Poem: ‘The Ice Hotel’

Elizabeth Spelman

On the Emotions by Richard Wollheim. Yale, 269 pp., £19.95, November 1999, 0 300 07974 5

R.W. Johnson

Hitler’s Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII by John Cornwall. Viking, 430 pp., £20, September 1999, 0 670 87620 8

George Ellis

The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions and the Quest for Ultimate Theory by Brian Greene. Vintage, 448 pp., £7.99, February 2000, 9780099289920

Patrick Collinson

Philip Sidney: A Double Life by Alan Stewart. Chatto, 400 pp., £20, February 2000, 0 7011 6859 5

David Sylvester

Groovy Bob: The Life and Times of Robert Fraser by Harriet Vyner. Faber, 317 pp., £20, October 1999, 0 571 19627 6

James Wood

On Trust: Art and the Temptations of Suspicion by Gabriel Josipovici. Yale, 294 pp., £18.95, October 1999, 0 300 07991 5

Jerome McGann

Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Collected Writings edited by Jan Marsh. Dent, 531 pp., £25, November 1999, 0 460 87875 1
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Painter and Poet by Jan Marsh. Weidenfeld, 592 pp., £25, November 1999, 0 297 81703 5

Jenny Diski

Literary Seductions: Compulsive Writers and Diverted Readers by Frances Wilson. Faber, 258 pp., £12.99, October 1999, 0 571 19288 2

Lorna Scott Fox

Dreaming with His Eyes Open: A Life of Diego Rivera by Patrick Marnham. Bloomsbury, 368 pp., £12.99, November 1999, 0 7475 4450 6
Diego Rivera: The Detroit Industry Murals by Linda Bank Downs. Norton, 202 pp., £35, March 2000, 0 393 04529 3

Sarah Maguire

Two Poems

Thomas Jones

The Third Woman by William Cash. Little, Brown, 318 pp., £14.99, February 2000, 0 316 85405 0
Greene on Capri: A Memoir by Shirley Hazzard. Virago, 149 pp., £12.99, January 2000, 1 86049 799 3

Christopher Tayler

Canteen Culture by Ike Eze-anyika. Faber, 295 pp., £9.99, March 2000, 0 571 20079 6
Charlieunclenorfolktango by Tony White. Codex, 158 pp., £7.95, December 1999, 1 899598 13 8
Filth by Irvine Welsh. Vintage, 392 pp., £5.99, August 1999, 0 09 959111 1

Lynne Mastnak

Not Much Tolerance, Not Much Water

Jerry Fodor

Diary: The Elton John and Tim Rice reworking of Aida

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