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Vol. 23 No. 24 · 13 December 2001

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Vol. 23 No. 24 · 13 December 2001

Andrew O’Hagan

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen. Fourth Estate, 568 pp., £17.99, November 2001, 1 84115 672 8
Ghost World directed by Terry Zwigoff.August 2001
Storytelling directed by Todd Solondz.November 2001

Letters

Jon Snow, Ian Birchall, Richard Cummings, Paul Hillier, H. Sivyer, David Simpson, Mark Andrews, John Roberts, Trevor Kerslake, Jonathan Williams, Richard Maxwell, Roderick A. Jacobs, Gillian Darley

Zachary Leader

John Henry Days by Colson Whitehead. Fourth Estate, 389 pp., £12, June 2001, 1 84115 569 1

Michael Wood

Apocalypse Now Redux directed by Francis Ford Coppola.August 2001
Marlon Brando by Patricia Bosworth. Weidenfeld, 216 pp., £12.99, October 2001, 0 297 84284 6

James Wolcott

The Diaries of Kenneth Tynan edited by John Lahr. Bloomsbury, 439 pp., £25, October 2001, 0 7475 5418 8

John Mullan

Thomas Gray: A Life by Robert Mack. Yale, 718 pp., £25, October 2000, 0 300 08499 4

Edward Said

My Guru

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Ulysses vs. Ulysses

Julian Bell

Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters by David Hockney. Thames and Hudson, 296 pp., £35, October 2001, 0 500 23785 9

Diana Souhami

Loving Picasso: The Private Journal of Fernande Olivier edited by Marilyn McCully, translated by Christine Baker. Abrams, 296 pp., £24, May 2001, 0 8109 4251 8

Christopher Prendergast

Flaubert: A Life by Geoffrey Wall. Faber, 413 pp., £25, October 2001, 0 571 19521 0

Benjamin Markovits

Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro. Chatto, 323 pp., £14.99, November 2001, 0 7011 7292 4

John Sutherland

Red Dog by Louis de Bernières. Secker, 119 pp., £10, October 2001, 0 436 25617 7
Sunday Morning at the Centre of the World by Louis de Bernières. Vintage, 119 pp., £6.99, October 2001, 9780099428442

Gabriele Annan

No Saints or Angels by Ivan Klíma, translated by Gerald Turner. Granta, 267 pp., £14.99, October 2001, 1 86207 448 8

Ruth Franklin

Theodor Fontane: Literature and History in the Bismarck Reich by Gordon A. Craig. Oxford, 232 pp., £26, November 2000, 0 19 512837 0

John Burnside

Poem: ‘The Inner Ear’

Stefan Collini

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes by Jonathan Rose. Yale, 534 pp., £29.95, June 2001, 0 300 08886 8

Peter Campbell

At the V&A: Among the Artefacts

Jon Cannon

Diary: in Chengdu, China

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