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Vol. 24 No. 9 · 9 May 2002

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Michael Wood

The Feast of the Goat by Mario Vargas Llosa, translated by Edith Grossman. Faber, 404 pp., £16.99, March 2002, 0 571 20771 5
The Decline and Fall of the Lettered City: Latin America in the Cold War by Jean Franco. Harvard, 323 pp., £15.95, May 2002, 0 674 00842 1

Letters

Fedele Confalonieri, Michael Cruickshank, Tobias Jones, Eva Goldsworthy, David Craig, Marguerite Helmers, Stuart Hood, Anthony Buckley, Ian Gilmour, Richard Hughes, Paul Pritchard, Nancy Griffin, N.S. Roseman, Joe Higham, Kamal Ahmed, Paul Turnbull, Andrew Sheppard, Ian Moore, David Cutler

Jon Beasley-Murray

It happened on TV

Alfred Appel Jr

King of Razz

Bill Manhire

Two Poems

Nicholas Penny

Peggy Guggenheim: The Life of an Art Addict by Anton Gill. HarperCollins, 506 pp., £25, October 2001, 0 00 257078 5

Hal Foster

Reyner Banham: Historian of the Immediate Future by Nigel Whiteley. MIT, 494 pp., £27.50, January 2002, 0 262 23216 2

Jonathan Rée

Devices of Wonder: From the World in a Box to Images on a Screen by Barbara Maria Stafford and Frances Terpak. Getty, 416 pp., £30, February 2002, 0 89236 590 0
The Secret Life of Puppets by Victoria Nelson. Harvard, 350 pp., £20.50, February 2002, 0 674 00630 5
Living Dolls: A Magical History of the Quest for Mechanical Life by Gaby Wood. Faber, 278 pp., £12.99, March 2002, 0 571 17879 0

Yitzhak Laor

After Jenin

David A. Bell

Blood in the City: Violence and Revelation in Paris 1789-1945 by Richard D.E. Burton. Cornell, 395 pp., £24.50, September 2001, 0 8014 3868 3

Donald MacKenzie

The One Culture? A Conversation about Science edited by Jay Labinger and Harry Collins. Chicago, 329 pp., £41, August 2001, 0 226 46722 8

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Flashman

Jerry Coyne

Can a Darwinian Be a Christian? The Relationship between Science and Religion by Michael Ruse. Cambridge, 242 pp., £16.95, December 2001, 0 521 63144 0

James Wood

Story: ‘From a Novel in Progress’

Peter Campbell

At Tate Britain: Hamish Fulton

John Upton

No Ordinary Man: A Life of George Carman by Dominic Carman. Hodder, 331 pp., £18.99, January 2002, 0 340 82098 5

E.S. Turner

Outlaws and Highwaymen: The Cult of the Robber in England from the Middle Ages to the 19th century by Gillian Spraggs. Pimlico, 372 pp., £12.50, November 2001, 0 7126 6479 3

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘The Tartar Swept’

Dan Jacobson

Summer in Baden-Baden by Leonid Tsypkin, translated by Roger Keys and Angela Keys. New Directions, 146 pp., $23.95, November 2001, 0 8112 1484 2

Jenny Turner

69 Things to Do with a Dead Princess by Stewart Home. Canongate, 182 pp., £9.99, March 2002, 9781841951829

Jeremy Harding

Diary: Anxiety in the Dordogne

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