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Vol. 24 No. 20 · 17 October 2002

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Vol. 24 No. 20 · 17 October 2002

M.F. Burnyeat

Restraining Rage: The Ideology of Anger Control in Classical Antiquity by William Harris. Harvard, 480 pp., £34.50, January 2002, 0 674 00618 6

Letters

David Bishop, Edward Tabor, Jonathan Sinclair-Wilson, S.A. Skinner, Chris Purnell, Christopher Harvie, Bruce Kent, Nicholas Joicey, Graham Hamilton, Keith Flett, James Gollata

Bernard Williams

Why Philosophy Needs History

Perry Anderson

Confronting Defeat

Rebecca Mead

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold. Picador, 328 pp., £12.99, September 2002, 0 330 48537 7

Hermione Lee

The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch by Anne Enright. Cape, 230 pp., £12.99, September 2002, 0 224 06269 7
Clara by Janice Galloway. Cape, 425 pp., £10.99, June 2002, 0 224 05049 4

John Lanchester

Short Cuts: Football and Currie

Frank Kermode

Koba the Dread: Laughter and the Twenty Million by Martin Amis. Cape, 306 pp., £16.99, September 2002, 0 224 06303 0

Edward Said

‘We’ know who ‘we’ are

John Burnside

Poem: ‘By Kautokeino’

Peter Campbell

At Salford Quays: Daniel Libeskind

Norman Dombey

Iraq’s Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Net Assessment  IISS, 104 pp., £40, September 2002
Saddam’s Bombmaker: The Daring Escape of the Man who Built Iraq’s Secret Weapon by Khidhir Hamza and Jeff Stein. Touchstone, 342 pp., £10, April 2002, 0 7432 1135 9
Iraq’s Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Assessment of the British Government  Stationery Office, 53 pp., September 2002

Andrew Saint

An Architect of Promise: George Gilbert Scott Jr (1839-97) and the Late Gothic Revival by Gavin Stamp. Shaun Tyas, 427 pp., £49.50, July 2002, 1 900289 51 2

P.N. Furbank

Denton Welch: Writer and Artist by James Methuen-Campbell. Tartarus, 268 pp., £30, March 2002, 1 872621 60 0

Chris McManus

Reckoning with Risk: Learning to Live with Uncertainty by Gerd Gigerenzer. Allen Lane, 310 pp., £14.99, July 2002, 0 7139 9512 2

Murray Sayle

Diary: The Makiko and Junichiro Show

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