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Vol. 23 No. 4 · 22 February 2001

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Vol. 23 No. 4 · 22 February 2001

Wynne Godley

Saving Masud Khan

Letters

R.W. Johnson, Michael Neve, Mary-Kay Wilmers, Stuart Griffiths, Caryle Adams, Joseph Nuttgens, J.S.F. Parker, Lucy Penhaligon, C.K. Stead, Neil Forster, Helen Robertson, Margaret Morgan, Nora Crook, J. D.

Charles Simic

Three Poems

John Bossy

The Notorious Astrological Physician of London: Works and Days of Simon Forman by Barbara Howard Traister. Chicago, 260 pp., £19, February 2001, 0 226 81140 9
Dr Simon Forman: A Most Notorious Physician by Judith Cook. Chatto, 228 pp., £18.99, January 2001, 0 7011 6899 4

Frank Kermode

Lectures on Shakespeare by W.H. Auden, edited by Arthur Kirsch. Faber, 398 pp., £30, February 2001, 9780571207121

Colin Burrow

Jerusalem Delivered by Torquato Tasso, translated by Anthony Esolen. Johns Hopkins, 490 pp., £50.50, November 2000, 0 8018 6322 8

Chuma Nwokolo

Story: ‘Diary of a Dead African’

Justine Jordan

MotherKind by Jayne Anne Phillips. Cape, 292 pp., £15.99, September 2000, 0 224 05975 0

Mary Hawthorne

The Diaries of Dawn Powell 1931-65 edited by Tim Page. Steerforth, 513 pp., $19, October 1999, 1 883642 25 6

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Anna Karenina, New Puritans, Books on Cooking the Books

Michael Rogin

The Josephine Baker Story by Ean Wood. Sanctuary, 327 pp., £16.99, September 2000, 1 86074 286 6
Negrophilia: Avant-Garde Paris and Black Culture in the 1920s by Petrine Archer-Straw. Thames and Hudson, 200 pp., £14.95, September 2000, 0 500 28135 1

Allen Curnow

Poem: ‘A Nice Place on the Riviera’

David Kennedy

Making Americans: Immigration, Race and the Origins of the Diverse Democracy by Desmond King. Harvard, 388 pp., £29.95, June 2000, 0 674 00088 9

R.W. Johnson

How Mugabe came to power

Paul Foot

Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain by George Monbiot. Macmillan, 430 pp., £12.99, September 2000, 0 333 90164 9
No Logo by Naomi Klein. Flamingo, 501 pp., £8.99, January 2001, 0 00 653040 0

Elaine Showalter

Diary: At Sundance

Terry Eagleton

In Praise of Meekness: Essays on Ethics and Politics by Norberto Bobbio, translated by Teresa Chataway. Polity, 186 pp., £50, October 2000, 0 7456 2309 3

Rosemary Hill

The Immortal Dinner: A Famous Evening of Genius and Laughter in Literary London, 1817 by Penelope Hughes-Hallett. Viking, 336 pp., £15.99, September 2000, 0 670 87999 1

Christopher Tayler

London: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd. Chatto, 822 pp., £25, October 2000, 1 85619 716 6

Peter Campbell

At Tate Modern: Century City

Alison Light

Diary: The death of Raphael Samuel

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