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Vol. 24 No. 10 · 23 May 2002

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Slavoj Žižek

Are we in a war? Do we have an enemy?

Letters

Danny Karlin, Bernard Porter, Eric James Jupitus, Jeremy Bernstein, Kaori Miyamoto, Elizabeth Robinson, Azriel Genack, Rita Giacaman, Nick Moore, Michael West, George Watson, Marc Haefele, Alex Finlayson

Inga Clendinnen

Sources of Holocaust Research: An Analysis by Raul Hilberg. Ivan Dee, 218 pp., $26, September 2001, 1 56663 379 6
Neighbours: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland by Jan Gross. Princeton, 261 pp., £12.95, May 2001, 0 691 08667 2

John Burnside

Poem: ‘The Archaeology of Childhood’

Frank Kermode

The Invasion Handbook by Tom Paulin. Faber, 201 pp., £12.99, April 2002, 0 571 20915 7

Adam Kuper

Edmund Leach: An Anthropological Life by Stanley Tambiah. Cambridge, 517 pp., £60, February 2002, 0 521 52102 5
The Essential Edmund Leach: Vol. I: Anthropology and Society by Stephen Hugh-Jones and James Laidlaw. Yale, 406 pp., £30, February 2001, 0 300 08124 3
The Essential Edmund Leach: Vol. II: Culture and Human Nature by Stephen Hugh-Jones and James Laidlaw. Yale, 420 pp., £30, February 2001, 0 300 08508 7

Peter Campbell

In Brighton: free associating on stucco

Danny Karlin

The Ring and the Book by Robert Browning, edited by Richard Altick and Thomas Collins. Broadview, 700 pp., £12.99, August 2001, 1 55111 372 4
The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. Vol. VIII: The Ring and the Book, Books V-VIII edited by Stefan Hawlin and Tim Burnett. Oxford, £75, February 2001, 0 19 818647 9

Jason Burke

From Bagram

Penelope Fitzgerald

The Death of a Poet

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: The Size of Wales

James Francken

On the Yard by Malcolm Braly. NYRB, 438 pp., £8.99, March 2002, 9780940322967

Christopher Tayler

Any Human Heart by William Boyd. Hamish Hamilton, 504 pp., £17.99, April 2002, 9780241141779

Jenny Diski

Trouble at Willow Gables and Other Fictions by Philip Larkin, edited by James Booth. Faber, 498 pp., £20, May 2002, 0 571 20347 7

Robert VanderMolen

Two Poems

Clive James

Fast-Talking Dames by Maria DiBattista. Yale, 365 pp., £19.95, June 2001, 0 300 08815 9

Richard Fortey

Mammoth: The Resurrection of an Ice Age Giant by Richard Stone. Fourth Estate, 242 pp., £14.99, January 2002, 1 84115 517 9

Richard Popkin

The Lost Messiah: In Search of Sabbatai Sevi by John Freely. Viking, 275 pp., £20, September 2001, 0 670 88675 0

Michael Redhead

Three Roads to Quantum Gravity: A New Understanding of Space, Time and the Universe by Lee Smolin. Phoenix, 231 pp., £6.99, August 2001, 0 7538 1261 4

Benjamin Markovits

Diary: Michael Jordan and Me

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