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Vol. 22 No. 19 · 5 October 2000

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Vol. 22 No. 19 · 5 October 2000

Edward Luttwak

Truckers’ Tantrums

Letters

Julian Roach, Glen Newey, Anatol Lieven, Jamie Wetherall, Martha Nell Smith

Andrew O’Hagan

Boswell's Presumptuous Task by Adam Sisman. Hamish Hamilton, 352 pp., £17.99, November 2000, 0 241 13637 7
James Boswell’s ‘Life of Johnson’: Research Edition: Vol. II edited by Bruce Redford and Elizabeth Goldring. Edinburgh, 303 pp., £50, February 2000, 0 7486 0606 8
Samuel Johnson: The Life of an Author by Lawrence Lipking. Harvard, 372 pp., £11.50, March 2000, 0 674 00198 2
Dr Johnson's London by Liza Picard. Weidenfeld, 362 pp., £20, July 2000, 0 297 84218 8

William Gass

The Book of Prefaces edited by Alasdair Gray. Bloomsbury, 639 pp., £35, May 2000, 0 7475 4443 3

Charles Simic

Two Poems

Elizabeth Lowry

Economy of the Unlost (Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul Celan) by Anne Carson. Princeton, 147 pp., £18.95, July 1999, 0 691 03677 2
Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse by Anne Carson. Cape, 149 pp., £10, July 1999, 0 224 05973 4

Patrick McGuinness

The World's Wife by Carol Ann Duffy. Picador, 76 pp., £6.99, September 2000, 9780330372220
Her Book: Poems 1988-98 by Jo Shapcott. Faber, 125 pp., £8.99, October 1999, 0 571 20183 0
Zero Gravity by Gwyneth Lewis. Bloodaxe, 80 pp., £6.95, June 1998, 1 85224 456 9

Thomas Laqueur

Proximity to Death by William McFeely. Norton, 206 pp., £17.95, January 2000, 0 393 04819 5
Death Row: The Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment edited by Bonnie Bobit. Bobit, 311 pp., $24.95, September 1999, 0 9624857 6 4

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: National Poetry Day

Peter Campbell

At Dulwich Picture Gallery: Gerrit Dou

Tom Lowenstein

Poem: ‘From ‘The Structure of Days Out’’

Margaret Anne Doody

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood. Bloomsbury, 521 pp., £16.99, September 2000, 0 7475 4937 0

E.S. Turner

A Monkey among Crocodiles: The Life, Loves and Lawsuits of Mrs Georgina Weldon by Brian Thompson. HarperCollins, 304 pp., £19.99, June 2000, 0 00 257189 7

Murray Sayle

The Masterpiece: Jørn Utzon, a Secret Life by Philip Drew. Hardie Grant, 574 pp., AUS $39.95, October 1999, 1 86498 047 8
Jørn Utzon: The Sydney Opera House by Françoise Fromonot, translated by Christopher Thompson. Electa/Gingko, 236 pp., £37.45, January 1998, 3 927258 72 5

Anne Enright

Diary: My Milk

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