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Vol. 24 No. 18 · 19 September 2002

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Vol. 24 No. 18 · 19 September 2002

Dinah Birch

Glimpses of the Wonderful: The Life of Philip Henry Gosse 1810-88 by Ann Thwaite. Faber, 387 pp., £25, October 2002, 0 571 19328 5

Letters

Diego Gambetta, Ian Thomson, David Walker, Peter Conradi, Kate Hutchinson, Henry Tattersall, Martin Watts, Alison Macleod, Sabah Salih, Wolfgang Eisermann, Mark Valentine, John Bayley, Canon John Giles, Michael Goldman, Simon Renouf, Pauline Asher

Terry Eagleton

The ‘Criterion’: Cultural Politics and Periodical Networks in Interwar Britain by Jason Harding. Oxford, 250 pp., £35, April 2002, 9780199247172

Ross McKibbin

The Cripps Version: The Life of Sir Stafford Cripps by Peter Clarke. Allen Lane, 574 pp., £25, April 2002, 0 7139 9390 1

Jeremy Waldron

Against Equality of Opportunity by Matt Cavanagh. Oxford, 223 pp., £25, February 2002, 0 19 924343 3

John Sturrock

Keys of Egypt by Lesley Atkins and Roy Atkins. HarperCollins, 335 pp., £7.99, September 2001, 0 00 653145 8
The Rosetta Stone: The Story of the Decoding of Hieroglyphics by Robert Solé and Dominique Valbelle, translated by Steven Rendall. Profile, 184 pp., £7.99, August 2002, 1 86197 344 6
Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World’s Undeciphered Scripts by Andrew Robinson. McGraw Hill, 352 pp., £25.99, June 2002, 0 07 135743 2
The Man who Deciphered Linear B: The Story of Michael Ventris by Andrew Robinson. Thames and Hudson, 168 pp., £12.95, April 2002, 0 500 51077 6

Mary Beard

Gwen Raverat: Friends, Family and Affections by Frances Spalding. Harvill, 438 pp., £30, June 2001, 1 86046 746 6

Patrick Collinson

The Antichrist’s Lewd Hat: Protestants, Papists and Players in Post-Reformation England by Peter Lake and Michael Questier. Yale, 731 pp., £30, February 2002, 0 300 08884 1

Stephen Sedley

Sceptical Essays on Human Rights edited by Tom Campbell and K.D. Ewing. Oxford, 423 pp., £60, December 2001, 0 19 924668 8

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Cyborgs

John Kerrigan

Reading after Theory by Valentine Cunningham. Blackwell, 194 pp., £45, December 2001, 0 631 22167 0

Peter Campbell

In the Physic Garden: in Chelsea

Peter Lagerquist

Very Active Defence

James Wolcott

The Black Veil by Rick Moody. Faber, 323 pp., £16.99, August 2002, 0 571 20056 7

Sean Wilsey

The Greeter

John Kinsella

Poem: ‘Rain Gauge’

James Francken

Zanzibar by Giles Foden. Faber, 389 pp., £12.99, September 2002, 0 571 20512 7

Jason Burke

Diary: in Kurdistan

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