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Vol. 22 No. 17 · 7 September 2000

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Vol. 22 No. 17 · 7 September 2000

Michael Wood

An Unspeakable Betrayal: Selected Writings of Luis Buñuel translated by Garrett White. California, 266 pp., £17.50, April 2000, 0 520 20840 4

Letters

Michael Cox, Patricia Craig, Colm Tóibín, Leonard Pepper, Anne Summers, Gordon Kerry, Eleanor Cooke, Gilberto Perez, Edgar Ernstbrunner, Peter Robb, John Hort, Peter Dear, Rick Livingstone, J.G. Owen

Mark Ford

Poem: ‘Hooked’

Linda Colley

Margaret Thatcher. Vol. I: The Grocer’s Daughter by John Campbell. Cape, 512 pp., £25, May 2000, 0 224 04097 9

Jenny Turner

The PowerBook by Jeanette Winterson. Cape, 243 pp., £14.99, September 2000, 0 224 06103 8

James Wood

Aiding and Abetting by Muriel Spark. Viking, 182 pp., £12.99, September 2000, 0 670 89428 1

Thomas Jones

The Justification of Johann Gutenberg by Blake Morrison. Chatto, 259 pp., £14.99, August 2000, 0 7011 6965 6

Steven Shapin

In the Shadow of the Bomb: Oppenheimer, Bethe and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist by S.S. Schweber. Princeton, 260 pp., £15.95, May 2000, 0 691 04989 0
Atomic Fragments: A Daughter’s Questions by Mary Palevsky. California, 289 pp., £15.95, June 2000, 0 520 22055 2

Peter Berkowitz

Virtue, Reason and Toleration: The Place of Toleration in Ethical and Political Philosophy by Glen Newey. Edinburgh, 208 pp., £50, November 1999, 0 7486 1244 0

Paul Laity

Short Cuts: Alternative Weeping

Ian Jackman

Irish America by Reginald Byron. Oxford, 317 pp., £40, November 1999, 0 19 823355 8
Remembering Ahanagran: Storytelling in a Family’s Past by Richard White. Cork, 282 pp., IR£14.99, October 1999, 1 85918 232 1
From the Sin-é Café to the Black Hills: Notes on the New Irish by Eamon Wall. Wisconsin, 139 pp., $16.95, February 2000, 0 299 16724 0
The Encyclopedia of the Irish in America edited by Michael Glazier. Notre Dame, 988 pp., £58.50, August 1999, 0 268 02755 2

Andrew Berry

Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny by Robert Wright. Little, Brown, 435 pp., £22.50, March 2000, 0 316 64485 4

John Sturrock

Start of Play: Cricket and Culture in 18th-Century England by David Underdown. Allen Lane, 258 pp., £20, September 2000, 0 7139 9330 8

James Epstein

Imagining the King’s Death: Figurative Treason, Fantasies of Regicide, 1793-96 by John Barrell. Oxford, 7377 pp., £70, March 2000, 0 19 811292 0

Gerald Hammond

The David Story: A Translation with Commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel by Robert Alter. Norton, 410 pp., £19.95, October 1999, 0 393 04803 9

Gillian Darley

Big Jim: The Life and Work of James Stirling by Mark Girouard. Pimlico, 323 pp., £14, March 2000, 9780712664226

Patrick McGuinness

Poems by J.H. Prynne. Bloodaxe/Folio/Fremantle Arts Centre, 440 pp., £25, March 2000, 1 85224 491 7
Pearls that Were by J.H. Prynne. Equipage, 28 pp., £4, March 1999, 1 900968 95 9
Triodes by J.H. Prynne. Barque, 42 pp., £4, December 1999, 9781903488010
Other: British and Irish Poetry since 1970 edited by Richard Caddel and Peter Quartermain. Wesleyan, 280 pp., $45, March 1999, 0 8195 2241 4

Louise Foxcroft

Diary: W.B. Yeats and her great-uncle

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