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Vol. 25 No. 16 · 21 August 2003

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Vol. 25 No. 16 · 21 August 2003

August Kleinzahler

Cutty, One Rock

Letters

Christopher Price, Patrick Rossiter, Joseph Nuttgens, Jennifer Wilkinson, Iain Bailey, Roger Etherington, Peter Le Pelley, Stephen Kanocz, Russell Seitz, Richard Bowring, Editor, ‘London Review’, Rod Eastwood

Julian Bell

'The Quattro Cento’ and ‘Stones of Rimini’ by Adrian Stokes. Ashgate, 668 pp., £16.99, August 2002, 0 7546 3320 9
Art and Its Discontents by Richard Read. Ashgate, 260 pp., £35, December 2002, 0 7546 0796 8

Susan Wheeler

Poem: ‘Carnival’

Slavoj Žižek

Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith by Andrew Wilson. Bloomsbury, 534 pp., £25, June 2003, 0 7475 6314 4

Neal Ascherson

Khrushchev: The Man and His Era by William Taubman. Free Press, 876 pp., £25, April 2003, 0 7432 3165 1

Tom Vanderbilt

The Manchurian Candidate: BFI Film Classics by Greil Marcus. BFI, 75 pp., £8.99, July 2002, 0 85170 931 1

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: Slayer Slang and Bling Bling

Judith Butler

No, it’s not anti-semitic

Jeremy Harding

Regarding the Pain of Others by Susan Sontag. Hamish Hamilton, 117 pp., £12.99, August 2003, 0 241 14207 5
Between the Eyes: Essays on Photography and Politics by David Levi Strauss. Aperture, 224 pp., £20, May 2003, 1 931788 10 3

James Lasdun

Fantastic Metamorphoses, Other Worlds: Ways of Telling the Self by Marina Warner. Oxford, 264 pp., £19.99, October 2002, 0 19 818726 2

Peter Campbell

At the V&A: Ossie Clark

Thomas Jones

The Cryptographer by Tobias Hill. Faber, 263 pp., £12, August 2003, 0 571 21836 9

Don Paterson

Two Poems

Christian Schütze

On the Natural History of Destruction by W.G. Sebald, translated by Anthea Bell. Hamish Hamilton, 205 pp., £16.99, February 2003, 0 241 14126 5
Der Brand: Deutschland im Bombenkrieg 1940-45 by Jörg Friedrich. Propyläen, 592 pp., €25, November 2002, 3 549 07165 5
Payback by Gert Ledig, translated by Shaun Whiteside. Granta, 200 pp., £8.99, May 2003, 1 86207 565 4

John Sutherland

Diary: My Grandmother the Thief

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