Vol. 26 No. 8 · 15 April 2004

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Richard Wollheim

Germs: A Memoir


Michael Dibdin, Martyn Wade, Jerome McGann, Tom Staley, John Sutherland, Aidan Harrison, Salah el Serafy, Edward Luttwak, Fay Robertson, Gareth Smith, Gerald Lang

Mark Ford

Poem: ‘Six Children’

Christopher Tayler

The Lemon Table by Julian Barnes. Cape, 213 pp., £16.99, March 2004, 9780224071987

Kitty Hauser

Fruits by Shoichi Aoki. Phaidon, 268 pp., £19.95, June 2003, 0 7148 4083 1
The Image Factory: Fads and Fashions in Japan by Donald Richie. Reaktion, 176 pp., £14.95, April 2003, 1 86189 153 9

Steven Shapin

Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science that Changed the Course of World War Two by Jennet Conant. Simon and Schuster, 330 pp., £9.99, July 2003, 0 684 87288 9

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Tintin

J.L. Nelson

Charlemagne by Matthias Becher, translated by David Bachrach. Yale, 170 pp., £16.95, September 2003, 0 300 09796 4

David Wootton

Common Bodies: Women, Touch and Power in 17th-Century England by Laura Gowing. Yale, 260 pp., £25, September 2003, 0 300 10096 5

Hugo Williams

Five Poems

Paul Farmer

Who removed Aristide?

Peter Campbell

At the National Portrait Gallery: on being photographed

Philip Davis

A Victorian Wanderer: The Life of Thomas Arnold the Younger by Bernard Bergonzi. Oxford, 274 pp., £25, July 2003, 0 19 925741 8

Joanna Kavenna

Trier on von Trier edited by Stig Björkman, translated by Neil Smith. Faber, 288 pp., £16.99, February 2004, 0 571 20707 3
Dogville directed by Lars von Trier.May 2003

Jonathan Lethem

Diary: My Marvel Years

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