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Vol. 22 No. 20 · 19 October 2000

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Vol. 22 No. 20 · 19 October 2000

Ian Hacking

Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche by Haruki Murakami, translated by Alfred Birnbaum. Harvill, 309 pp., £20, June 2000, 1 86046 757 1

Letters

Anthony Cassidy, W.G. Runciman, Denis Sampson, Dan Franklin, Malcolm Hurwitt, Judith Chernaik, Editor, ‘London Review’, Glen Newey, Scott Herrick, J.G Owen, Bryn James, Julian Bradfield, Brian Southam, Adrian Bowyer, Sarah Roth

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘September: Lake Wannsee, Berlin’

R.W. Johnson

The Prime Minister: The Office and Its Holders since 1945 by Peter Hennessy. Allen Lane, 686 pp., £25, October 2000, 0 7139 9340 5

Ian Gilmour

The Cliveden Set: Portrait of an Exclusive Fraternity by Norman Rose. Cape, 277 pp., £20, August 2000, 0 224 06093 7

Peter Campbell

At the V&A: fashion photography

J.L. Nelson

Joan of Arc by Mary Gordon. Weidenfeld, 168 pp., £12.99, April 2000, 0 297 64568 4
Joan of Arc: A Military Leader by Kelly DeVries. Sutton, 242 pp., £20, November 1999, 0 7509 1805 5
The Interrogation of Joan of Arc by Karen Sullivan. Minnesota, 208 pp., £30, November 1999, 0 8166 3267 7

Frank Kermode

Call If You Need Me: The Uncollected Fiction and Prose by Raymond Carver. Harvill, 300 pp., £15, July 2000, 1 86046 759 8

Simon Armitage

Three Poems

Julian Bell

Looking back at Francis Bacon by David Sylvester. Thames and Hudson, 272 pp., £29.95, June 2000, 0 500 01994 0

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: What’s in a name?

Graham Robb

Romanticism and Its Discontents by Anita Brookner. Viking, 208 pp., £25, September 2000, 0 670 89212 2

Hilary Mantel

Story: ‘How Shall I Know You?’

Thomas de Waal

Ali and Nino by Kurban Said, translated by Jenia Graman. Vintage, 237 pp., £6.99, October 2000, 0 09 928322 0

James Ward

Horse Heaven by Jane Smiley. Faber, 561 pp., £17.99, June 2000, 0 571 20540 2

Simon Chesterman

The Guilt of Nations: Restitution and Negotiating Historical Injustices by Elazar Barkan. Norton, 414 pp., £21, September 2000, 0 393 04886 1

John Lloyd

British Trade Unions and Industrial Politics. Vol. I: The Postwar Compromise, 1945-64 edited by John McIlroy and Nina Fishman et al. Ashgate, 335 pp., £35, January 2000, 0 7546 0018 1
British Trade Unions and Industrial Politics. Vol. II: The High Tide of Trade Unionism, 1964-79 edited by John McIlroy and Nina Fishman et al. Ashgate, 389 pp., £35, January 2000, 0 7546 0018 1
The TUC: From the General Strike to New Unionism by Robert Taylor. Palgrave, 299 pp., £45, September 2000, 0 333 93066 5

Iain Bamforth

Diary: Bodyworlds

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