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Vol. 26 No. 6 · 18 March 2004

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

David Thomson

Where I Was From by Joan Didion. Flamingo, 240 pp., £14.99, March 2004, 0 00 717886 7

Letters

Patrick Wormald, Daniel Dennett, John Welch, Wilfred Beckerman, Lee Goodare, Mark Erickson, Reuven Kaminer, William Schober, Leonard Benardo, Robert Macfarlane

Ross McKibbin

Margaret Thatcher. Vol. II: The Iron Lady by John Campbell. Cape, 913 pp., £25, October 2003, 0 224 06156 9

Ruth Padel

Poem: ‘The Forest, the Corrupt Official and a Bowl of Penis Soup’

Jacqueline Rose

Death as a Way of Life: Dispatches from Jerusalem by David Grossman. Bloomsbury, 179 pp., £8.99, April 2003, 0 7475 6619 4
Someone to Run With by David Grossman. Bloomsbury, 374 pp., £7.99, March 2004, 9780747568124

Peter Campbell

At the Hayward: Roy Lichtenstein

David Edgar

Arthur Miller: A Life by Martin Gottfried. Faber, 484 pp., £25, October 2003, 0 571 21946 2

Michael Wood

The Master by Colm Tóibín. Picador, 360 pp., £15.99, March 2004, 0 330 48565 2

Theo Tait

Oracle Night by Paul Auster. Faber, 243 pp., £15.99, February 2004, 0 571 21698 6

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Alastair Campbell, Good Bloke

Christopher Tayler

Bay of Souls by Robert Stone. Picador, 250 pp., £16.99, February 2004, 0 330 41894 7

Tessa Hadley

The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler. Chatto, 306 pp., £16.99, January 2004, 0 7011 7734 9

Stephen Fender

Portrait of America: A Cultural History of the Federal Writers’ Project by Jerrold Hirsch. North Carolina, 293 pp., £16.50, November 2003, 0 8078 5489 1

John Sutherland

A Plumless Pudding

John Gittings

Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shek and the China He Lost by Jonathan Fenby. Free Press, 562 pp., £25, November 2003, 0 7432 3144 9

Geoffrey Best

Prof: The Life of Frederick Lindemann by Adrian Fort. Cape, 374 pp., £18.99, October 2003, 0 224 06317 0

Graham Robb

Memoirs of Vidocq: Master of Crime  AK Press, 370 pp., £14, July 2003, 1 902593 71 5

Brian Barder

On SIAC

Patrick Cockburn

Diary: a report from Baghdad

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