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Vol. 23 No. 1 · 4 January 2001

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Peter Campbell

Colm Tóibín

The Wartime Broadcasts of Francis Stuart edited by Brendan Barrington. Lilliput, 192 pp., £25, September 2000, 1 901866 54 8

Letters

Naomi Shepherd, J. Spencer, Charles Glass, Elizabeth Young, R.W. Johnson, Gavin Lewis, Barbara Taylor, John A. Davis, Parina Douzina Stiakaki, Brian Pringle, John Widdop, C.K. Stead, Lawrence Stokes, Keith Flett, Martha Nell Smith, Ron Haggart

Tony Harrison

Poem: ‘The Gifts of Aphrodite’

Joseph Roth, translated by Michael Hofmann

Story: ‘The Excavation’

James Wood

Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age by Bohumil Hrabal, translated by Michael Henry Heim. Harvill, 103 pp., £6.99, May 1998, 1 86046 215 4
Too Loud a Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal, translated by Michael Henry Heim. Abacus, 112 pp., £6.99, May 1997, 0 349 10262 7
I Served the King of England by Bohumil Hrabal, translated by Paul Wilson. Picador, 256 pp., £6.99, May 1990, 0 330 30876 9
Closely Observed Trains by Bohumil Hrabal, translated by Edith Partiger. Abacus, 128 pp., £5.99, May 1990, 0 349 10125 6
Total Fears: Letters to Dubenka by Bohumil Hrabal, translated by James Naughton. Twisted Spoon Press, 203 pp., $13.50, June 1998, 80 902171 9 2

Dan Jacobson

Night of Stone: Death and Memory in Russia by Catherine Merridale. Granta, 506 pp., £25, October 2000, 1 86207 374 0

Peter Mair

The Heart Beats on the Left by Oskar Lafontaine, translated by Ronald Taylor. Polity, 219 pp., £12.99, September 2000, 0 7456 2582 7

Linda Nochlin

Dora Maar with and without Picasso: A Biography by Mary Ann Caws. Thames and Hudson, 224 pp., £24.95, October 2000, 0 500 51009 1

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Bo yakasha.

Jeremy Harding

Lennon Remembers by Jann Wenner. Verso, 151 pp., £20, October 2000, 1 85984 600 9

Zoë Heller

At Home in the World by Joyce Maynard. Anchor, 345 pp., £7.99, August 1999, 1 86230 067 4
Dream Catcher by Margaret Salinger. Scribner, 436 pp., £20, November 2000, 0 671 04281 5

Les Murray

Poem: ‘Robert Fergusson Night’

Barbara Everett

Unwritten Masterpiece

Peter Campbell

At the Royal Academy: Turner’s watercolours

Patrick Collinson

Common Worship: Services and Prayers for the Church of England  Churchhouse, 864 pp., £15, December 2000, 9780715120002

James Francken

Only Human: A Divine Comedy by Jenny Diski. Virago, 215 pp., £15.99, October 2000, 1 86049 839 6

Stephen Knight

Poem: ‘The Golden State’

Elaine Showalter

A Dedicated Follower of Fashion by Holly Brubach. Phaidon, 232 pp., £19.95, October 1999, 9780714838878
Fashion Today by Colin McDowell. Phaidon, 511 pp., £39.95, September 2000, 0 7148 3897 7
Fashion and Its Social Agendas: Class, Gender and Society in Clothing by Diana Crane. Chicago, 294 pp., £19, August 2000, 0 226 11798 7
Historical Fashion in Detail: The 17th and 18th Centuries by Avril Hart and Susan North. Victoria & Albert Museum, 223 pp., £19.95, October 2000, 1 85177 258 8
Don We Now Our Gay Appalrel: Gay Men’s Dress in the 20th Century by Shuan Cole. Berg, 224 pp., £42.99, September 2000, 1 85973 415 4
The Gallery of Fashion by Aileen Ribeiro. Princeton, 256 pp., £60, November 2000, 0 691 05092 9
Giorgio Armani by Germano Celant and Harold Koda. Abrams, 392 pp., £40, October 2000, 0 8109 6927 0

John Upton

Diary: Damilola Taylor

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