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Vol. 23 No. 21 · 1 November 2001

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Vol. 23 No. 21 · 1 November 2001

Lorraine Daston

The New Nature of Maps: Essays in the History of Cartography by J.B. Harley, edited by Paul Laxton. Johns Hopkins, 331 pp., £31, June 2001, 0 8018 6566 2
Apollo’s Eye: A Cartographic Genealogy of the Earth in the Western Imagination by Denis Cosgrove. Johns Hopkins, 331 pp., £32, June 2001, 0 8018 6491 7

Letters

Christopher Prendergast, Todd Ojala, Claude Rawson, Alan Bloxham, Nicholas Simpson, Laleh Khalili, Guy Deutscher, Richard Davenport-Hines, John Palattella, Martin Murray, Christina Gombar, Barth Landor, Charles Plouviez, Anthony Arblaster, Neguin Yavari, Editor, 'London Review', Rolf Rembe, Robert Chandler, Geoffrey Ridley Barrow, Harvey Mitchell, Peter Morris, Ralph Garber, Keith Flett

James Davidson

Alexander the Great in Fact and Fiction edited by A.B. Bosworth and E.J. Baynham. Oxford, 370 pp., £35, September 2000, 0 19 815287 6

Elaine Showalter

Academic Instincts by Marjorie Garber. Princeton, 187 pp., £11.95, February 2001, 9780691049700
Postmodern Pooh by Frederick Crews. North Point, 175 pp., $22, October 2001, 0 86547 626 8

Robin Robertson

Poem: ‘Asterion and the God’

Susan Eilenberg

According to Queeney by Beryl Bainbridge. Little, Brown, 242 pp., £16.99, September 2001, 0 316 85867 6

Anthony Grafton

Latin, or the Empire of a Sign: From the 16th to the 20th Centuries by Françoise Waquet, translated by John Howe. Verso, 346 pp., £20, July 2001, 1 85984 615 7

Patrick Collinson

The Pilgrimage of Grace and the Politics of the 1530s by R.W. Hoyle. Oxford, 487 pp., £30, May 2001, 9780198208747

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Darwinians & Creationists

Michael Wood

The Work of Mourning by Jacques Derrida, translated by Pascale-Anne Brault. Chicago, 272 pp., £16, July 2001, 0 226 14316 3
A Taste for the Secret by Jacques Derrida and Maurizio Ferraris, translated by Giacomo Donis. Polity, 161 pp., £13.99, May 2001, 0 7456 2334 4

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

The Whole Family: A Novel by Twelve Authors by William Dean Howells et al. Duke, 416 pp., £13.50, November 2001, 0 8223 2838 0
Publishing the Family by June Howard. Duke, 304 pp., £13.50, November 2001, 0 8223 2771 6

Peter Campbell

At the Brunei Gallery: Indian photography

Philip Kitcher

Investigations by Stuart Kauffman. Oxford, 287 pp., £18.99, March 2001, 9780195121049

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘An Englishman Abroad’

Andrew Saint

The Cambridge Urban History of Britain. Vol. III: 1840-1950 edited by Martin Daunton. Cambridge, 944 pp., £90, January 2001, 0 521 41707 4

Paul Seabright

Diary: What Explosion?

Bruce Robbins

Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human Progress edited by Samuel Huntington and Lawrence Harrison. Basic Books, 384 pp., £12.99, April 2001, 0 465 03176 5
Culture/Metaculture by Francis Mulhern. Routledge, 198 pp., £8.99, March 2000, 0 415 10230 8
Culture: The Anthropologists’ Account by Adam Kuper. Harvard, 299 pp., £12.50, November 2000, 0 674 00417 5

David Wheatley

Words Alone: The Poet T.S. Eliot by Denis Donoghue. Yale, 326 pp., £17.95, January 2001, 0 300 08329 7
Adam’s Curse: Reflections on Religion and Literature by Denis Donoghue. Notre Dame, 178 pp., £21.50, May 2001, 0 268 02009 4

Jessica Olin

Cherry by Mary Karr. Picador, 276 pp., £14, June 2001, 9780330485753

James Francken

Diary: British Jews

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