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Vol. 26 No. 17 · 2 September 2004

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Vol. 26 No. 17 · 2 September 2004

Perry Anderson

La France qui tombe by Nicolas Baverez. Perrin, 134 pp., €5.50, January 2004, 2 262 02163 5
La Face cachée du ‘Monde’: Du contre-pouvoir aux abus de pouvoir by Pierre Péan and Philippe Cohen. Mille et Une Nuits, 631 pp., €24, February 2003, 2 84205 756 2

Letters

David Wootton, Jeffrey McGowan, Clifford Story, Michael Scott, Barnaby Conrad, James Grieve, John Williams, A.R.W. Forrest, Rodney Bolt, Rupert Read, Paul Taylor, Derek Robinson, Elizabeth Thompson Colleary, Ben Francis

Michael Wood

Memoirs by Pablo Neruda, translated by Hardie St Martin. Souvenir, 370 pp., £12.99, June 2004, 9780285648111
Isla Negra: A Bilingual Edition by Pablo Neruda, translated by Alastair Reid. Souvenir, 416 pp., £14.99, June 2004, 0 285 64913 2
The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems edited by Mark Eisner. City Lights, 199 pp., $16.95, April 2004, 0 87286 428 6

Slavoj Žižek

Free World: Why a Crisis of the West Reveals the Opportunity of Our Time by Timothy Garton Ash. Allen Lane, 308 pp., £17.99, July 2004, 0 7139 9764 8

Colin Kidd

Birth of the Modern World 1780-1914: Global Connections and Comparisons by C.A. Bayly. Blackwell, 568 pp., £65, January 2004, 0 631 18799 5

Christopher Tayler

Birds without Wings by Louis de Bernières. Secker, 625 pp., £17.99, July 2004, 0 436 20549 1

Mary Beard

Nero by Edward Champlin. Harvard, 346 pp., £19.95, October 2003, 0 674 01192 9

John Burnside

Poem: ‘Homage to Greta Garbo’

Barbara Everett

Whirligig

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Pole-Vaulting

Colin Burrow

The Prince and the Infanta: The Cultural Politics of the Spanish Match by Glyn Redworth. Yale, 200 pp., £25, November 2003, 0 300 10198 8

Lorna Scott Fox

Martha Gellhorn: A Life by Caroline Moorehead. Vintage, 550 pp., £8.99, June 2004, 0 09 928401 4

Hal Foster

At the Whitney: Ed Ruscha’s Hollywood Sublime

Richard Adams

Aircraft by David Pascoe. Reaktion, 240 pp., £14.95, September 2003, 1 86189 163 6
Aviation Insecurity: The New Challenges of Air Travel by Andrew Thomas. Prometheus, 263 pp., $21, May 2003, 1 59102 074 3
Airline Survival Kit by Nawal Taneja. Ashgate, 224 pp., £46.50, May 2003, 0 7546 3452 3
Ryanair by Siobhán Creaton. Aurum, 263 pp., £9.99, May 2004, 1 85410 992 8

Norman Dombey

Not Iran, Not North Korea, Not Libya, but Pakistan

Alex Smith

Poem: ‘The Late Queen’s Jester’

Wilson Firth

Diary: A Psychiatrist’s Story

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