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Vol. 23 No. 12 · 21 June 2001

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Peter Campbell

Murray Sayle

Draft Report of the 17th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Nairobi, 4-6 April 2001 
Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability 
The Collapse of the Kyoto Protocol and the Struggle to Slow Global Warming by David Victor. Princeton, 192 pp., £12.95, April 2001, 0 691 08870 5
Managing the Planet: The Politics of the New Millennium by Norman Moss. Earthscan, 232 pp., £16.99, September 2000, 1 85383 644 3

Letters

Robert Storr, Deborah Friedell, Pamela Oakley, Rev. Tim Russ, Chris Oakley, Adam Roberts, Neal Wade, Phil Edwards, Alexander Evans, Keith Flett, Julian Burgess, Lynn Jones, Yuliy Baryshnikov

R.F. Langley

Poem: ‘Still Life with Wineglass’

R.W. Johnson

A People Betrayed: The Role of the West in Rwanda’s Genocide by Linda Melvern. Zed, 272 pp., £16.95, September 2000, 9781856498319

Geoffrey Best

The ‘Times’ and Appeasement: The Journals of A.L. Kennedy 1932-39  Cambridge, 312 pp., £40, March 2001, 0 521 79354 8
Churchill and Appeasement by R.A.C. Parker. Papermac, 290 pp., £12.99, May 2001, 0 333 67584 3

John Upton

Criminal Justice: The Way Ahead, CM 5704  Stationery Office, 139 pp., £15.70, February 2001

Paul Strohm

Dreaming of Cockaigne: Medieval Fantasies of the Perfect Life by Herman Pleij, translated by Diane Webb. Columbia, 544 pp., £23.50, June 2001, 0 231 11702 7

A.D. Nuttall

How Milton Works by Stanley Fish. Harvard, 616 pp., £23.95, June 2001, 0 674 00465 5

Germaine Greer

Order and Disorder by Lucy Hutchinson, edited by David Norbrook. Blackwell, 272 pp., £55, January 2001, 0 631 22061 5

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Britney’s Biggest Fan

Frank Kermode

Gielgud: A Theatrical Life 1904-2000 by Jonathan Croall. Methuen, 579 pp., £20, November 2000, 0 413 74560 0
John G.: The Authorised Biography of John Gielgud by Sheridan Morley. Hodder, 510 pp., £20, May 2001, 0 340 36803 9
John Gielgud: An Actor’s Life by Gyles Brandreth. Sutton, 196 pp., £6.99, April 2001, 0 7509 2752 6

Zachary Leader

The Golden Age: A Novel by Gore Vidal. Little, Brown, 467 pp., £17.99, October 2000, 0 316 85409 3

Paul Smith

Ornamentalism: How the British Saw Their Empire by David Cannadine. Allen Lane, 264 pp., £16.99, May 2001, 0 7139 9506 8

Robert Irwin

Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Asia by Karl Meyer and Shareen Brysac. Little, Brown, 646 pp., £25, January 2001, 0 316 85589 8
Tibet: The Great Game and Tsarist Russia by Tatiana Shaumian. Oxford, 223 pp., £16, October 2000, 0 19 565056 5

Robert VanderMolen

Two Poems

Adam Hochschild

The Shadow of the Sun: My African Life by Ryszard Kapuściński, translated by Klara Glowczewska. Penguin, 336 pp., £18.99, June 2001, 9780713994551

Paul Henley

Anthropologie et cinéma: Passage à l'image, passage par l'image by Marc Henri Piault. Nathan, frs 139, April 2000, 2 09 190790 1
Transcultural Cinema by David MacDougall. Princeton, 328 pp., £11.95, December 1998, 0 691 01234 2

Robert Crawford

Three Poems

Colin Tudge

A Different Nature: The Paradoxical World of Zoos and Their Uncertain Future by David Hancocks. California, 280 pp., £19.95, May 2001, 0 520 21879 5

David Wheatley

The Donkey’s Ears: Politovsky’s Letters Home by Douglas Dunn. Faber, 176 pp., £7.99, May 2000, 0 571 20426 0
The Year's Afternoon by Douglas Dunn. Faber, 81 pp., £7.99, October 2000, 0 571 20427 9

Peter Campbell

At Tate Britain: James Gillray

Tim Salmon

Diary: On the Grèklu Ridge

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