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Vol. 26 No. 4 · 19 February 2004

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Vol. 26 No. 4 · 19 February 2004

Conor Gearty

Report of the Inquiry into the Circumstances Surrounding the Death of Dr David Kelly CMG by Lord Hutton. Stationery Office, 740 pp., £70, January 2004, 0 10 292715 4

Letters

Robert Brain, Jonathan Clark, Jane Binyon, Colin Armstrong, Michael Edwards, Catherine Maxwell and Patricia Pulham, Fred Starr, Terry Castle

Alan Bennett

Diary: Postscript

Jon Lawrence

The Point of Departure by Robin Cook. Simon and Schuster, 368 pp., £20, October 2003, 0 7432 5255 1

John Ashbery

Three Poems

Elizabeth Spelman

Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination by Barbara Taylor. Cambridge, 331 pp., £45, March 2003, 0 521 66144 7

Jeremy Harding

What to Wear to School

Rosemary Hill

Shocking! The Art and Fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli by Dilys Blum. Yale/Philadelphia Museum of Art, 320 pp., £45, November 2003, 0 300 10066 3

Michael Longley

Two Poems

Tom Paulin

John Clare: A Biography by Jonathan Bate. Picador, 650 pp., £25, October 2003, 0 330 37106 1
‘I Am’: The Selected Poetry of John Clare edited by Jonathan Bate. Farrar, Straus, 318 pp., $17, November 2003, 0 374 52869 1
John Clare, Politics and Poetry by Alan Vardy. Palgrave, 221 pp., £45, October 2003, 0 333 96617 1
John Clare Vol. V: Poems of the Middle Period 1822-37 edited by Eric Robinson, David Powell and P.M.S. Dawson. Oxford, 822 pp., £105, January 2003, 0 19 812386 8

Norman Dombey

Short Cuts: False Intelligence

Joanna Kavenna

The Tattooed Girl by Joyce Carol Oates. Fourth Estate, 307 pp., £16.99, January 2004, 0 00 717077 7

David Runciman

Triumph and Tragedy in Mudville: A Lifelong Passion for Baseball by Stephen Jay Gould. Cape, 342 pp., £16.99, January 2004, 0 224 05042 7
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis. Norton, 288 pp., $24.95, June 2003, 0 393 05765 8

Robin Robertson

Poem: ‘Trysts’

Colin Burrow

Green Desire: Imagining Early Modern English Gardens by Rebecca Bushnell. Cornell, 198 pp., £18.95, August 2003, 0 8014 4143 9

Peter Campbell

At the Royal Academy: Vuillard

Peter Mandler

Self-Help: With Illustrations of Character, Conduct and Perseverance by Samuel Smiles, edited by Peter Sinnema. Oxford, 387 pp., £7.99, October 2002, 0 19 280176 7

Martin Daunton

Banking on Death or, Investing in Life: The History and Future of Pensions by Robin Blackburn. Verso, 550 pp., £15, July 2002, 9781859844090

Robin Blackburn

When I’m 65

M.F. Burnyeat

Diary: The Siberian concept of theft

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