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Vol. 25 No. 22 · 20 November 2003

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Vol. 25 No. 22 · 20 November 2003

Chalmers Johnson

Gold Warriors: America’s Secret Recovery of Yamashita’s Gold by Sterling Seagrave and Peggy Seagrave. Verso, 332 pp., £17, September 2003, 1 85984 542 8

Letters

Paul Taylor, Christopher May, Wilhelm Schmid, Lindesay Irvine, Peter Womack, Martha Bridegam, L.P. Harvey, Christopher Prendergast, Jeremy Harding, Brian Cosgrove

John Ashbery

Two Poems

Elizabeth Drew

John F. Kennedy: An Unfinished Life 1917-63 by Robert Dallek. Allen Lane, 838 pp., £25, September 2003, 0 7139 9737 0

Steven Shapin

Camembert: A National Myth by Pierre Boisard, translated by Richard Miller. California, 254 pp., £19.95, June 2003, 0 520 22550 3

Linda Colley

William Cobbett: Selected Writings edited by Leonora Nattrass. Pickering & Chatto, 2312 pp., £495, December 1998, 1 85196 375 8
Rural rides by William Cobbett, edited by Ian Dyck. Penguin, 576 pp., £9.99, September 2001, 0 14 043579 4

Peter Campbell

Restoring St. George’s

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: cold fish at the royal household

Fredric Jameson

Somersault by Kenzaburo Oe, translated by Philip Gabriel. Atlantic, 570 pp., £16.99, July 2003, 1 84354 080 0

Slavoj Žižek

The Return of the Dancing Master by Henning Mankell, translated by Laurie Thompson. Harvill, 406 pp., £14.99, October 2003, 1 84343 058 4

James Wood

Vernon God Little by D.B.C. Pierre. Faber, 279 pp., £10.99, January 2003, 0 571 21642 0

David Trotter

A Sense of Things: The Object Matter of American Literature by Bill Brown. Chicago, 245 pp., £22.50, April 2003, 0 226 07628 8

Nicholas Penny

At the Musée du Luxembourg: Botticelli

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester. Oxford, 260 pp., £12.99, October 2003, 0 19 860702 4

Erika Hagelberg

The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Astonishing Story that Reveals How Each of Us Can Trace Our Genetic Ancestors by Bryan Sykes. Corgi, 368 pp., £6.99, May 2002, 0 552 14876 8
Mapping Human History: Unravelling the Mystery of Adam and Eve by Steve Olson. Bloomsbury, 293 pp., £7.99, July 2003, 0 7475 6174 5
The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey by Spencer Wells. Penguin, 224 pp., £8.99, May 2003, 0 14 100832 6

Jenny Diski

The Story of V: Opening Pandora’s Box by Catherine Blackledge. Weidenfeld, 322 pp., £18.99, August 2003, 0 297 60706 5

Michael Wood

Diary: in the City of Good Air

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