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Vol. 23 No. 14 · 19 July 2001

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Peter Campbell

David Runciman

Democracy in Europe by Larry Siedentop. Penguin, 254 pp., £8.99, June 2001, 0 14 028793 0
The Postnational Constellation: Political Essays by Jürgen Habermas, translated by Max Pensky. Polity, 216 pp., £45, December 2000, 0 7456 2351 4

Letters

Keith Kyle, Anthony Arblaster, Edmund Epstein, Keith Hughes, Norman Cantor, Salah el Serafy, Sheridan Morley, John Ashbery, Henry Hardy, P. Le Pelley, Colin Honnor, Alistair Watson, Ward Lloyd, John Tilleard

Robert Crawford

Poem: ‘Croy. Ee. Gaw. Lonker. Pit’

Peter Clarke

Keith Joseph by Andrew Denham and Mark Garnett. Acumen, 488 pp., £28, March 2001, 9781902683034

Colin Kidd

Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet and the Enlightenment by Emma Rothschild. Harvard, 366 pp., £30.95, June 2001, 0 674 00489 2

Edward Said

Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musician by Christoph Wolff. Oxford, 599 pp., £25, March 2000, 9780198165347

Peter Campbell

At Condor Cycles

Tom Paulin

Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions by Maximilian Novak. Oxford, 756 pp., £30, April 2001, 0 19 812686 7
Political and Economic Writings of Daniel Defoe edited by W.R. Owens and P.N. Furbank. Pickering & Chatto, £595, December 2000, 1 85196 465 7

Jeremy Harding

Short Cuts: Milosevic is delivered to the Hague

Keith Thomas

Elysium Britannicum, or the Royal Gardens by John Evelyn, edited by John Ingram. Pennsylvania, 492 pp., £49, December 2000, 0 8122 3536 3

Linda Colley

The Ideological Origins of the British Empire by David Armitage. Cambridge, 239 pp., £35, September 2000, 0 521 59081 7

Adam Phillips

Speak You Also: A Survivor’s Reckoning by Paul Steinberg, translated by Linda Coverdale. Allen Lane, 176 pp., £9.99, May 2001, 0 7139 9540 8

Iain Bamforth

Little Goldbug

August Kleinzahler

Eternal Monday: New and Selected Poems by György Petri, translated by Clive Wilmer. Bloodaxe, 96 pp., £7.95, June 1999, 1 85224 504 2

Peter Lipton

The Road since Structure: Philosophical Essays, 1970-93 by Thomas Kuhn, edited by James Conant and John Haugeland. Chicago, 335 pp., £16, November 2000, 0 226 45798 2
Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical History for Our Times by Steve Fuller. Chicago, 472 pp., £24.50, June 2000, 0 226 26894 2

J. Hoberman

Writing Himself into History: Oscar Micheaux, His Silent Films and His Audiences by Pearl Bowser and Louise Spence. Rutgers, 280 pp., £38.95, August 2000, 0 8135 2803 8
Straight Lick: The Cinema of Oscar Micheaux by J. Ronald Green. Indiana, 368 pp., £21.95, August 2000, 0 253 33753 4

Christopher Tayler

The Cold Six Thousand by James Ellroy. Century, 672 pp., £16.99, April 2001, 0 7126 4817 8

Inga Clendinnen

Diary: Liver Transplant No. 108

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