Vol. 24 No. 24 · 12 December 2002

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Peter Campbell

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Vol. 24 No. 24 · 12 December 2002

David Bromwich

James Stewart at the NFT 

Letters

Thomas Docherty, J.R. Pole, Robert Lipton, Elizabeth Danson, Rex Winsbury, Rachel Malik, Anne Summers

LRB contributors

Karel Reisz Remembered

Paul Driver

The Selected Letters of William Walton edited by Malcolm Hayes. Faber, 526 pp., £30, January 2002, 0 571 20105 9
William Walton: Muse of Fire by Stephen Lloyd. Boydell, 332 pp., £45, June 2001, 9780851158037
William Walton, the Romantic Loner: A Centenary Portrait Album by Humphrey Burton and Maureen Murray. Oxford, 182 pp., £25, January 2002, 0 19 816235 9

Linda Colley

The Scottish Empire by Michael Fry. Tuckwell/Birlinn, 580 pp., £16.99, November 2002, 9781841582597

Hugo Williams

Three Poems

Ronald Stevens

Editor: An Inside Story of Newspapers by Max Hastings. Macmillan, 398 pp., £20, October 2002, 0 333 90837 6

Perry Anderson

The Cardoso Legacy

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: The ‘Onion’

Jonathan Lethem

Diary: My Egyptian Cousin

Megan Vaughan

The Diligent: A Voyage through the Worlds of the Slave Trade by Robert Harms. Perseus, 466 pp., £17.99, February 2002, 1 903985 18 8

Adam Kuper

White Rajah: A Biography of Sir James Brooke by Nigel Barley. Little, Brown, 262 pp., £16.99, October 2002, 0 316 85920 6

Harold Strachan

Story: ‘Protocol and Pink Slippers’

Peter Campbell

Reading the Signs

John Mullan

Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded by Samuel Richardson, edited by Thomas Keymer and Alice Wakely. Oxford, 592 pp., £6.99, June 2001, 0 19 282960 2

Terry Eagleton

On Modern British Fiction edited by Zachary Leader. Oxford, 328 pp., £14.99, October 2002, 0 19 924932 6

Alexander Scrimgeour

The Hothouse by Wolfgang Koeppen, translated by Michael Hofmann. Granta, 221 pp., £14.99, May 2002, 1 86207 509 3

D.D. Guttenplan

Borrowed Finery: A Memoir by Paula Fox. Flamingo, 256 pp., £12, August 2002, 0 00 713724 9

Adewale Maja-Pearce

Diary: in Northern Nigeria

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