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Vol. 26 No. 21 · 4 November 2004

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Vol. 26 No. 21 · 4 November 2004

Michael Wood

The Plot against America by Philip Roth. Cape, 391 pp., £16.99, September 2004, 0 224 07453 9

Letters

Stephen Sedley, Jeremy Harding, John M.W. Scott, Gillian Hughes, R.W. Johnson

Thomas Laqueur

Eichmann: His Life and Crimes by David Cesarani. Heinemann, 458 pp., £20, August 2004, 0 434 01056 1
Photographing the Holocaust: Interpretations of the Evidence by Janina Struk. Tauris, 251 pp., £15.95, December 2003, 1 86064 546 1

John Ashbery

Two Poems

James Meek

The Hive: The Story of the Honey-Bee and Us by Bee Wilson. Murray, 308 pp., £14.99, September 2004, 0 7195 6409 3

Colin Kidd

The Right Nation: Why America Is Different by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge. Allen Lane, 450 pp., £14.99, August 2004, 0 7139 9738 9
Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush’s War Cabinet by James Mann. Penguin, 448 pp., $16, September 2004, 0 14 303489 8
Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image by David Greenberg. Norton, 496 pp., £9.99, November 2004, 0 393 32616 0
America Right or Wrong: An Anatomy of American Nationalism by Anatol Lieven. HarperCollins, 274 pp., £18.99, October 2004, 0 00 716456 4

Elaine Showalter

Mexxed Missages

Slavoj Žižek

Over the Rainbow

Jacqueline Rose

My Life Is a Weapon: A Modern History of Suicide Bombing by Christoph Reuter, translated by Helena Ragg-Kirkby. Princeton, 246 pp., £15.95, May 2004, 0 691 11759 4
Army of Roses: Inside the World of Palestinian Women Suicide Bombers by Barbara Victor. Robinson, 321 pp., £8.99, April 2004, 1 84119 937 0

Robert Crawford

Three Poems

Alan Bennett

A Common Assault

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Ukip’s wrinkly glitz

Frank Kermode

T.S. Eliot: The Contemporary Reviews by Jewel Spears Brooker. Cambridge, 644 pp., £80, May 2004, 0 521 38277 7

Judith Butler

Jacques Derrida

Jenny Diski

Ghosting by Jennie Erdal. Canongate, 270 pp., £14.99, November 2004, 1 84195 562 0

Stefan Collini

V.S. Pritchett: A Working Life by Jeremy Treglown. Chatto, 308 pp., £25, October 2004, 9780701173227

Peter Campbell

At Tate Modern: Bruce Nauman’s Raw Materials

Theo Tait

Magic Seeds by V.S. Naipaul. Picador, 294 pp., £16.99, September 2004, 0 330 48520 2

Durs Grünbein, translated by Michael Hofmann

Two Poems

James Wood

Jane Austen and the Morality of Conversation by Bharat Tandon. Anthem, 303 pp., £45, March 2003, 1 84331 101 1
Jane Austen, or The Secret of Style by D.A. Miller. Princeton, 108 pp., £12.95, September 2003, 0 691 09075 0

Andrew O’Hagan

Poems to Last a Lifetime edited by Daisy Goodwin. HarperCollins, 308 pp., £18.99, October 2004, 0 00 717707 0
All the Poems You Need to Say I Do edited by Peter Forbes. Picador, 197 pp., £10, October 2004, 0 330 43388 1

August Kleinzahler

Diary: remembering Thom Gunn

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