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Vol. 22 No. 8 · 13 April 2000

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Peter Campbell

Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen

Der Fall Freud: Die Geburt der Psychoanalyse aus der Lüge by Han Israëls, translated by Gerd Busse. Europäische Verlagsanstalt, 247 pp., DM 30, May 1999, 3 434 50454 0

Letters

Jerry Fodor, Alex Fox, August Kleinzahler, John Ross, Olaf Olsen, A.J.P. Dalton, Alan Saunders, Barry Fox, Trevor Kerslake, Lena Barrett, Tony White, W.S. Milne, Julia Gasper, A.E. Roberts, Kelvin Paisley, Roger Hardy, John Alpe

Anne Enright

What’s left of Henrietta Lacks?

Anne Carson

Four Poems from ‘The Beauty of the Husband’

Peter Campbell

The Unknown Matisse: Man of the North, 1869-1908 by Hilary Spurling. Penguin, 480 pp., £12.99, April 2000, 0 14 017604 7
Matisse: Father and Son by John Russell. Abrams, 416 pp., £25, May 1999, 0 8109 4378 6
Ruthless Hedonism: The American Reception of Matisse by John O’Brien. Chicago, 284 pp., £31.50, April 1999, 0 226 61626 6
Matisse and Picasso by Yve-Alain Bois. Flammarion, 272 pp., £35, February 1999, 2 08 013548 1

Nicholas Penny

The Culture of the High Renaissance by Ingrid Rowland. Cambridge, 384 pp., £40, February 1999, 0 521 58145 1
Hypnerotomachia Poliphili by Francesco Colonna, translated by Joscelyn Godwin. Thames and Hudson, 476 pp., £42, November 1999, 0 500 01942 8
After Raphael: Painting in Central Italy in the 16th Century by Marcia Hall. Cambridge, 349 pp., £45, March 1999, 0 521 48245 3

Matthew Battles

The Library of Alexandria: Centre of Learning in the Ancient World edited by Roy MacLeod. Tauris, 196 pp., £39.50, February 2000, 1 86064 428 7

Julian Bell

The Art of Bloomsbury edited by Richard Shone. Tate Gallery, 388 pp., £35, November 1999, 1 85437 296 3
First Friends by Ronald Blythe. Viking, 157 pp., £25, October 1999, 0 670 88613 0
Bloomsbury in France by Mary Ann Caws and Sarah Bird Wright. Oxford, 430 pp., £25, December 1999, 0 19 511752 2

Marina Warner

High Art Lite: British Art in the 1990s by Julian Stallabrass. Verso, 342 pp., £22, December 1999, 1 85984 721 8
This is Modern Art by Matthew Collings. Weidenfeld, 270 pp., £20, June 1999, 0 297 84292 7

Marjorie Garber

Tupperware: The Promise of Plastic in 1950s America by Alison Clarke. Smithsonian, 241 pp., £15.95, November 1999, 1 56098 827 4

Dan Hawthorn

Yes, we have no greater authority

Donald MacKenzie

Fear in the Markets

Simon Schaffer

Ludwig Boltzmann: The Man who Trusted Atoms by Carlo Cercignani. Oxford, 329 pp., £29.50, September 1998, 0 19 850154 4

Lorraine Daston

The Politics of Large Numbers: A History of Statistical Reasoning by Alain Desrosières, translated by Camille Naish. Harvard, 368 pp., £27.95, October 1998, 0 674 68932 1

James Francken

When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro. Faber, 313 pp., £16.99, April 2000, 0 571 20384 1

Bernard Wasserstein

A People Apart: The Jews in Europe 1789-1939 by David Vital. Oxford, 944 pp., £30, June 1999, 0 19 821980 6

Stephen Smith

Diary: On the Applegarth

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