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Vol. 23 No. 7 · 5 April 2001

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Murray Sayle

Japan goes Dutch

Letters

Ahmed Gul, David Moore, Roger Nobbs, Robin Cooper, Cal Winslow, Michael Richards, Richard Morris, Keith Flett

Derek Mahon

Poem: ‘New Wave’

Christopher Hitchens

A Great Wall: Six Presidents and China by Patrick Tyler. PublicAffairs, 512 pp., £11.99, September 2000, 1 58648 005 7

Peter Wollen

Gerhard Richter: ‘October 18, 1977’ edited by Robert Storr. Museum of Modern Art, 151 pp., £30, November 2000, 0 87070 023 5

Hal Foster

Life Style by Bruce Mau. Phaidon, 626 pp., £39.95, November 2000, 0 7148 3827 6

R.W. Johnson

Servants of the People: The Inside Story of New Labour by Andrew Rawnsley. Hamish Hamilton, 434 pp., £17.99, September 2000, 0 241 14029 3
Mandelson and the Making of New Labour by Donald Macintyre. HarperCollins, 638 pp., £6.99, September 2000, 0 00 653062 1
Mo Mowlam: The Biography by Julia Langdon. Little, Brown, 324 pp., £16.99, September 2000, 0 316 85304 6
Ann Widdecombe: Right from the Beginning by Nicholas Kochan. Politico’s, 302 pp., September 2000, 1 902301 55 2
The Paymaster: Geoffrey Robinson, Maxwell and New Labour by Tom Bower. Simon and Schuster, 272 pp., £17.99, March 2001, 0 7432 0689 4
The Future of Politics by Charles Kennedy. HarperCollins, 235 pp., £17.99, September 2000, 0 00 710131 7

John Lloyd

The British Brass Band: A Musical and Social History by Trevor Herbert. Oxford, 381 pp., £48, June 2000, 0 19 816698 2

Peter Campbell

Titian: The Complete Paintings by Filippo Pedrocco and Maria Agnese Chiari Moreto Weil. Thames and Hudson, 336 pp., £50, March 2001, 0 500 09297 4

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Who’s the arts minister?

Christopher Tayler

Emerald Germs of Ireland by Patrick McCabe. Picador, 380 pp., £14.99, January 2001, 0 330 39161 5

David Coward

Molière: A Theatrical Life by Virginia Scott. Cambridge, 333 pp., £35, October 2000, 0 521 78281 3

Norma Clarke

Jane Barker, Exile: A Literary Career 1675-1725 by Kathryn King. Oxford, 263 pp., £40, September 2000, 0 19 818702 5

John Mullan

Wordsworth: A Life by Juliet Barker. Viking, 971 pp., £25, October 2000, 9780670872138
The Hidden Wordsworth by Kenneth Johnston. Pimlico, 690 pp., £15, September 2000, 0 7126 6752 0
Disowned by Memory: Wordsworth’s Poetry of the 1790s by David Bromwich. Chicago, 186 pp., £9.50, April 2000, 0 226 07556 7

Robert Crawford

The Collected Works of James Hogg. Vol. VIII: The ‘Spy’ edited by Gillian Hughes. Edinburgh, 641 pp., £60, March 2000, 9780748613656

Jeremy Harding

At the Royal Academy: Botticelli

Mark Ford

Live from the Hong Kong Nile Club: Poems 1975-90 by August Kleinzahler. Faber, 82 pp., £8.99, September 2000, 0 571 20428 7

Jack Rakove

Becoming America: The Revolution Before 1776 by Jon Butler. Harvard, 324 pp., £19.50, May 2000, 0 674 00091 9
Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans by Joyce Appleby. Harvard, 322 pp., £17.95, May 2000, 0 674 00236 9

John Burnside

Poem: ‘Koi’

Malcolm Deas

Plan Colombia

Catherine Merridale

Diary: Ethnography Time in Russia

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