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Vol. 26 No. 14 · 22 July 2004

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

David Wootton

One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal by Alice Domurat Dreger. Harvard, 198 pp., £14.95, May 2004, 0 674 01294 1

Letters

Doreen Elcox, Keith Flett, Nicholas Beale, Michael Costello, Xiaomai Feng, Fred Josephs, Premen Addy, Jonathan Mallalieu, Joe Morison, D.D. Guttenplan, Vladan Vidakovic, Chris Kirtley, Virginia Price Evans, Ross Hibbert, Rosamund Young

Stefan Collini

Stephen Spender: The Authorised Biography by John Sutherland. Viking, 627 pp., £25, May 2004, 0 670 88303 4

A.W. Moore

The Millennium Problems: The Seven Greatest Unsolved Mathematical Puzzles of Our Time by Keith Devlin. Granta, 237 pp., £20, January 2004, 1 86207 686 3

Karl Sabbagh

The Strange Case of Louis de Branges

Liam McIlvanney

You Have to Be Careful in the Land of the Free by James Kelman. Hamish Hamilton, 437 pp., £12.99, June 2004, 0 241 14233 4

Terry Eagleton

Lucia Joyce: To Dance in the Wake by Carol Loeb Shloss. Bloomsbury, 560 pp., £20, June 2004, 0 7475 7033 7

Matthew Sweeney

Two Poems

Wendy Doniger

Robin Hood: A Mythic Biography by Stephen Knight. Cornell, 247 pp., £14.50, May 2003, 0 8014 3885 3

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: politicians v. the press

Patrick Collinson

Reformation: Europe’s House Divided 1490-1700 by Diarmaid MacCulloch. Allen Lane, 832 pp., £25, September 2003, 0 7139 9370 7

Stephen Mulhall

Hiding from Humanity: Disgust, Shame and the Law by Martha Nussbaum. Princeton, 413 pp., £19.95, April 2004, 0 691 09526 4

P.N. Furbank

Strangers: Homosexual Love in the 19th Century by Graham Robb. Picador, 342 pp., £18.99, November 2003, 0 330 48223 8

Bernard Rudden

London's New River by Robert Ward. Historical Publications, 248 pp., £17.95, October 2003, 0 948667 84 2

Michael Byers

Alleged War Criminals

Yitzhak Laor

In Hebron

Patrick Cockburn

Diary: Iraq after the handover

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