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Vol. 25 No. 18 · 25 September 2003

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Vol. 25 No. 18 · 25 September 2003

Ian Sansom

Injury Time: A Memoir by D.J. Enright. Pimlico, 183 pp., £12.50, May 2003, 9781844133154

Letters

Margery Rowe, Frank Kermode, Felicity Harper, Alan Davies, Emanuel Goldman, Timothy Burns, Denis MacShane, Max Wright, Sardar Ahmed Shah Jan, Felix Wiedler, Rob Close, Julian Rathbone

Susan Sontag

A Double Destiny

Martin Harrison

Poem: ‘Winter Solstice’

Colin Kidd

Hellfire Nation: The Politics of Sin in American History by James Morone. Yale, 575 pp., £25, April 2003, 0 300 09484 1

Greg Dening

The Enlightenment and the Origins of European Australia by John Gascoigne. Cambridge, 233 pp., £45, September 2002, 0 521 80343 8
Looking for Blackfella’s Point: An Australian History of Place by Mark McKenna. New South Wales, 268 pp., £14.50, August 2002, 0 86840 644 9
Words for Country: Landscape and Language in Australia by Tim Bonyhady and Tom Griffiths. New South Wales, 253 pp., £15.50, October 2001, 0 86840 628 7
The Land Is a Map: Placenames of Indigenous Origin in Australia edited by Luise Hercus, Flavia Hodges and Jane Simpson. Pandanus, 304 pp., AUS $39.95, October 2002, 1 74076 020 4

Stephen Sedley

The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial by John Langbein. Oxford, 376 pp., £30, February 2003, 0 19 925888 0
Archbold: International Criminal Courts edited by Rodney Dixon, Richard May and Karim Khan. Sweet and Maxwell, 1000 pp., £125, December 2002, 0 421 77270 0

Tom Paulin

Poem: ‘The Road to Inver’

Rosemary Hill

Harriette Wilson’s ‘Memoirs’ edited by Lesley Blanch. Phoenix, 472 pp., £9.99, December 2002, 1 84212 632 6
The Courtesan’s Revenge: Harriette Wilson, the Woman who Blackmailed the King by Frances Wilson. Faber, 338 pp., £20, September 2003, 0 571 20504 6

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Anti-Socialism

Jenny Diski

Nietzsche’s Sister and the Will to Power: A Biography of Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche by Carol Diethe. Illinois, 214 pp., £26, July 2003, 0 252 02826 0

Sally Mapstone

‘Heaven-Taught Fergusson’: Robert Burns’s Favourite Scottish Poet edited by Robert Crawford. Tuckwell, 240 pp., £14.99, August 2002, 1 86232 201 5

Stephen Walsh

Prokofiev: From Russia to the West 1891-1935 by David Nice. Yale, 390 pp., £25, April 2003, 0 300 09914 2

Peter Campbell

At the British Museum: London 1753

William Wootten

Wedding Poems by David Jones, edited by Thomas Dilworth. Enitharmon, 88 pp., £12, April 2002, 1 900564 87 4
David Jones: Writer and Artist by Keith Alldritt. Constable, 208 pp., £18.99, April 2003, 1 84119 379 8

David A. Bell

Beef and Liberty: Roast Beef, John Bull and the English Nation by Ben Rogers. Chatto, 207 pp., £17.99, April 2003, 9780701169800

Miles Taylor

Free at Last: Diaries 1991-2001 by Tony Benn. Hutchinson, 738 pp., £25, October 2002, 0 09 179352 1
Free Radical: New Century Essays by Tony Benn. Continuum, 246 pp., £9.95, May 2003, 9780826465962

William Skidelsky

Yoga for People who Can't Be Bothered to Do It by Geoff Dyer. Abacus, 238 pp., £10.99, April 2003, 0 316 72507 2

William Deresiewicz

The Yellow Rain by Julio Llamazares, translated by Margaret Jull Costa. Harvill, 130 pp., £10.99, March 2003, 9781860469541

Stuart Kerr

Diary: On Trial in Turkey

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