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Vol. 24 No. 16 · 22 August 2002

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Vol. 24 No. 16 · 22 August 2002

James Hamilton-Paterson

Mapping Mars: Science, Imagination and the Birth of a World by Oliver Morton. Fourth Estate, 351 pp., £18.99, June 2002, 9781841156682

Letters

Richard Eyre, Hilary Mantel, Andy Beckett, Bruce Kent, Paul Vaughan, Tom Kuhn, Keith Flett, David Miller, Aidan Hartley, Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen & Philippe Pignarre, Robin Holloway

Hal Foster

Image Duplicator: Roy Lichtenstein and the Emergence of Pop Art by Michael Lobel. Yale, 196 pp., £35, March 2002, 0 300 08762 4

Andrew O’Hagan

Stan and Ollie: The Roots of Comedy by Simon Louvish. Faber, 518 pp., £8.99, September 2002, 0 571 21590 4

Colin Burrow

Sir John Harington and the Book as Gift by Jason Scott-Warren. Oxford, 273 pp., £45, August 2001, 0 19 924445 6

Jacqueline Rose

‘This is not a biography’

Peter Campbell

At Tate Britain: Thomas Girtin

Stephen Mulhall

The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life by Jeff McMahan. Oxford, 554 pp., £35, February 2002, 0 19 507998 1

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Second Novel Anxiety Syndrome

Richard Fortey

Victorian Sensation: The Extraordinary Publication, Reception and Secret Authorship of ‘Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation’ by James Secord. Chicago, 624 pp., £22.50, February 2002, 0 226 74410 8

John Burnside

Poem: ‘The Last Man to Speak Ubykh’

Steven Shapin

Eating Right in the Renaissance by Ken Albala. California, 315 pp., £27.95, February 2002, 0 520 22947 9
Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health by Marion Nestle. California, 457 pp., £19.95, February 2002, 0 520 22465 5

Paul Seabright

The Future of Success by Robert Reich. Vintage, 289 pp., £8.99, April 2002, 0 09 942906 3

Christina Gombar

Moral Hazard by Kate Jennings. Fourth Estate, 180 pp., £10, April 2002, 1 84115 737 6

Frank Kermode

The Man Who Walks by Alan Warner. Cape, 280 pp., £16.99, May 2002, 0 224 06294 8

John Ashbery

Two Poems

Christopher Tayler

The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton. Hamish Hamilton, 261 pp., £14.99, May 2002, 0 241 14010 2

Tom Vanderbilt

Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago by Eric Klinenberg. Chicago, 305 pp., £19.50, August 2002, 0 226 44321 3

Tariq Ali

Diary: al-Jazeera

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