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Vol. 22 No. 11 · 1 June 2000

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Peter Campbell

Ian Hamilton

The Letters of Kingsley Amis edited by Zachary Leader. HarperCollins, 1208 pp., £24.99, May 2000, 0 00 257095 5

Letters

Terry Philpot, Julian Roach, Douglas Kretzmann, Gloria Grove-Stephensen, R.W. Johnson, Alfred Jowett, Anthony Beck, Julian Burgess, Kevan Martin, Geoffrey Lock, Paul Romney, Leo Zaibert, Myron Kaplan, Charley Seavey, F.S. Schwarzbach, Michael Brookes, Catherine Conybeare

R.W. Johnson

A Dangerous Occupation

Les Murray

Poem: ‘Predawn in Health’

David Trotter

Return to Yesterday by Ford Madox Ford, edited by Bill Hutchings. Carcanet, 330 pp., £14.95, August 1999, 1 85754 397 1
War Prose by Ford Madox Ford, edited by Max Saunders. Carcanet, 276 pp., £14.95, August 1999, 1 85754 396 3

Raymond Friel

Two Poems

Colin Burrow

Shakespeare's Language by Frank Kermode. Allen Lane, 324 pp., £20, April 2000, 0 7139 9378 2

John Bossy

Cardano’s Cosmos: The Worlds and Works of a Renaissance Astrologer by Anthony Grafton. Harvard, 284 pp., £21.95, February 2000, 0 674 09555 3

Brian Rotman

The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography by Simon Singh. Fourth Estate, 402 pp., £16.99, September 1999, 1 85702 879 1
In Code: A Mathematical Journey by Sarah Flannery. Profile, 292 pp., £14.99, April 2000, 1 86197 222 9
Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption by Whitfield Diffie and Susan Landau. MIT, 346 pp., £10.50, April 1999, 0 262 54100 9

Iain Sinclair

45 by Bill Drummond. Little, Brown, 361 pp., £12.99, March 2000, 0 316 85385 2
Crucify Me Again by Mark Manning. Codex, 190 pp., £8.95, May 2000, 0 18 995814 6

Eric Foner

Working-Class New York: Life and Labour Since World War Two by Joshua Freeman. New Press, 393 pp., $35, May 2000, 1 56584 575 7

Martin Jay

The End of Utopia: Politics and Culture in an Age of Apathy by Russell Jacoby. Basic Books, 256 pp., £17.95, April 1999, 0 465 02000 3
Utopias: Russian Modernist Texts 1905-40 edited by Catriona Kelly. Penguin, 378 pp., £9.99, September 1999, 0 14 118081 1
The Faber Book of Utopias edited by John Carey. Faber, 560 pp., £20, October 1999, 9780571197859
The Nazi War on Cancer by Robert Proctor. Princeton, 390 pp., £18.95, May 1999, 0 691 00196 0

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Rough Guiding

Paul Smith

Stanley Baldwin: Conservative Leadership and National Values by Philip Williamson. Cambridge, 378 pp., £25, September 1999, 0 521 43227 8

Bernard Porter

The Struggle for Civil Liberties: Political Freedom and the Rule of Law in Britain 1914-1945 by K.D. Ewing and C.A. Gearty. Oxford, 451 pp., £50, February 2000, 0 19 825665 5

John Upton

Going Not Guilty

Ruth Padel

Two Poems

Terry Eagleton

Troubling Confessions: Speaking Guilt in Law and Literature by Peter Brooks. Chicago, 207 pp., £17, May 2000, 0 226 07585 0

James Wood

Rambling

Mark Rudman

Approximately Nowhere by Michael Hofmann. Faber, 77 pp., £7.99, April 1999, 0 571 19524 5

Theo Tait

Driving the Heart by Jason Brown. Cape, 224 pp., £10, January 2000, 0 224 06053 8

Robert Macfarlane

Waiting by Ha Jin. Heinemann, 308 pp., £10, May 2000, 0 434 00914 8

Edward Said

Diary: My Encounter with Sartre

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