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Vol. 24 No. 21 · 31 October 2002

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Vol. 24 No. 21 · 31 October 2002

Adam Phillips

Spix’s Macaw: The Race to Save the World’s Rarest Bird by Tony Juniper. Fourth Estate, 296 pp., £16.99, September 2002, 1 84115 650 7

Letters

Andrew Glencross, Derick Schilling, Peter Reavy, Agnes Hodgson, L.P. Glover, Sabah Salih, Peter Morgan, Edmond Wright, Tony Lacey, K.M. Kirk, R.B. Russell, Anthony Thwaite

Jeremy Harding

Moby-Dick, or, The Whale by Herman Melville, edited by Harrison Hayford and Hershel Parker. Northwestern, 573 pp., £14.95, September 2001, 0 8101 1911 0
Mariners, Renegades and Castaways: The Story of Herman Melville and the World We Live in by C.L.R. James. New England, 245 pp., £17.95, July 2001, 9781584650942
Hunting Captain Ahab: Psychological Warfare and the Melville Revival by Clare Spark. Kent State, 744 pp., £46.50, May 2001, 0 87338 674 4
Lucchesi and the Whale by Frank Lentricchia. Duke, 104 pp., £14.50, February 2001, 9780822326540

Andrew O’Hagan

Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland by Neal Ascherson. Granta, 305 pp., £16.99, September 2002, 1 86207 524 7

Richard Rorty

Truth and Truthfulness: An Essay in Genealogy by Bernard Williams. Princeton, 328 pp., £19.95, October 2002, 0 691 10276 7

Clive James

Poem: ‘Where the Sea Meets the Desert’

Lorraine Daston

Dying to Know: Scientific Epistemology and Narrative in Victorian England by George Levine. Chicago, 320 pp., £31.50, September 2002, 0 226 47536 0

David Blackbourn

Adenauer’s Germany and the Nazi Past: The Politics of Amnesty and Integration by Norbert Frei, translated by Joel Golb. Columbia, 479 pp., £24.50, September 2002, 0 231 11882 1

Tristram Hunt

Governing London by Ben Pimlott and Nirmala Rao. Oxford, 208 pp., £15.99, May 2002, 0 19 924492 8

Donald MacKenzie

Machine Dreams: Economics Becomes a Cyborg Science by Philip Mirowski. Cambridge, 670 pp., £24.95, February 2002, 0 521 77526 4

John Sturrock

Short Cuts: Philosophical Quick Fixes

Thomas Jones

The Little Friend by Donna Tartt. Bloomsbury, 555 pp., £16.99, October 2002, 0 7475 6211 3

Christopher Tayler

Gould’s Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish by Richard Flanagan. Atlantic, 404 pp., £16.99, June 2002, 1 84354 021 5

John Sutherland

Fingersmith by Sarah Waters. Virago, 549 pp., £12.99, February 2002, 1 86049 882 5
The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber. Canongate, 838 pp., £17.99, October 2002, 1 84195 323 7

Anne Carson

Poem: ‘Kant’s Question about Monica Vitti’

Charles Nicholl

Scribblers and Assassins

Ryan Gilbey

Sweet Sixteen directed by Ken Loach.October 2002
The Cinema of Ken Loach: Art in the Service of the People by Jacob Leigh. Wallflower, 192 pp., £13.99, May 2002, 1 903364 31 0

John Glenday

Two Poems

Leah Price

The Book History Reader edited by David Finkelstein and Alistair McCleery. Routledge, 390 pp., £17.99, November 2001, 0 415 22658 9
Making Meaning: ‘Printers of the Mind’ and Other Essays by D.F. McKenzie, edited by Peter D. McDonald and Michael F. Suarez. Massachusetts, 296 pp., £20.95, June 2002, 1 55849 336 0

Peter Campbell

At Dulwich Picture Gallery: David Wilkie

Jules Lubbock

Leon Battista Alberti: Master Builder of the Italian Renaissance by Anthony Grafton. Allen Lane, 432 pp., £9.99, January 2002, 0 14 029169 5
The Discovery of Pictorial Composition: Theories of Visual Order in Painting, 1400-1800 by Thomas Puttfarken. Yale, 332 pp., £30, June 2000, 0 300 08156 1

Joanna Kavenna

Diary: in Tromsø

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