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Vol. 25 No. 6 · 20 March 2003

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Edward Said

Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination 1830-67 by Catherine Hall. Polity, 556 pp., £60, April 2002, 0 7456 1820 0

Letters

John Glenn, Kate Soper, Dick Pountain, Oliver Pretzel, Neil Mackenzie, Anatol Lieven, Charles Lindholm, John Theakstone, Robert Creamer, David Pollack, Clive James, Michel Carton, Peter Campbell

Robert Crawford

Two Poems

Michael Gilsenan

Out of the Hadhramaut

Mary Beard

Cleopatra: Beyond the Myth by Michel Chauveau, translated by David Lorton. Cornell, 104 pp., £14.95, April 2002, 0 8014 3867 5
The Roman Mistress: Ancient and Modern Representations by Maria Wyke. Oxford, 452 pp., £40, March 2002, 9780198150756

Robert Olby

Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA by Brenda Maddox. HarperCollins, 380 pp., £20, June 2002, 0 00 257149 8

Hal Foster

In New York

R.W. Johnson

The Years of Lyndon Johnson. Vol III: Master of the Senate by Robert A. Caro. Cape, 1102 pp., £30, August 2002, 0 394 52836 0

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Boycotting Bristol

Art Spiegelman

‘In the Shadow of No Towers’, episode 3: The comic continues

Joseph J. Ellis

Benjamin Franklin by Edmund S. Morgan. Yale, 339 pp., £19.95, October 2002, 0 300 09532 5

Mark Ford

The Human Country: New and Collected Stories by Harry Mathews. Dalkey Archive, 186 pp., £10.99, October 2002, 1 56478 321 9
The Case of the Persevering Maltese: Collected Essays by Harry Mathews. Dalkey Archive, 290 pp., £10.99, April 2003, 1 56478 288 3

Peter Campbell

The Eye of the Lynx: Galileo, His Friends and the Beginnings of Modern Natural History by David Freedberg. Chicago, 513 pp., £35, December 2002, 0 226 26147 6

Nick Laird

Poem: ‘Imperial’

Jonathan Lamb

Voyages of Delusion: The Search for the Northwest Passage in the Age of Reason by Glyn Williams. HarperCollins, 467 pp., £8.99, March 2003, 0 00 653213 6
Voyage to Desolation Island by Jean-Paul Kauffmann, translated by Patricia Clancy. Harvill, 177 pp., £14.99, October 2001, 1 86046 926 4

Iain Sinclair

All the Devils Are Here by David Seabrook. Granta, 192 pp., £7.99, March 2003, 9781862075597

Megan Vaughan

Diary: Vampires in Malawi

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