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Vol. 26 No. 24 · 16 December 2004

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Vol. 26 No. 24 · 16 December 2004

Malcolm Bull

State of Exception by Giorgio Agamben, translated by Kevin Attell. Chicago, 104 pp., £8.50, January 2005, 0 226 00925 4

Letters

John Roberts, Stephen Sasse, John Beverley, R.W. Johnson, Martin Shaw, Avril Mailer, Terry O’Sullivan, Noel Hannon, Kenneth Meyer, Steve Lane, Anthony Moore, Oliver Pretzel, Paul Cherulnik, Jim Valentine, Brendan Carroll, Martin Ward, Bob Sterry, Tony Caston, Dave Robinson

Martin Puchner

Guantanamo Bay

David Edgar

The Angry Brigade: The Cause and the Case by Gordon Carr. ChristieBooks, 168 pp., £34, July 2003, 1 873976 21 6
Granny Made Me an Anarchist by Stuart Christie. Scribner, 423 pp., £10.99, September 2004, 0 7432 5918 1

R.F. Langley

Poem: ‘Skrymir’s Glove’

Tom Paulin

Glimpses of Glory: John Bunyan and English Dissent by Richard Greaves. Stanford, 693 pp., £57.50, August 2002, 0 8047 4530 7
Theology and Narrative in the Works of John Bunyan by Michael Davies. Oxford, 393 pp., £65, July 2002, 0 19 924240 2
The Portable Bunyan: A Transnational History of ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’ by Isabel Hofmeyr. Princeton, 320 pp., £41.95, January 2004, 0 691 11655 5

Norma Clarke

Hannah More: The First Victorian by Anne Stott. Oxford, 384 pp., £20, September 2004, 0 19 927488 6

Frank Kermode

John Payne Collier: Scholarship and Forgery in the 19th Century by Arthur Freeman and Janet Ing Freeman. Yale, 1483 pp., £100, August 2004, 0 300 09661 5

Charles Nicholl

Sneezing, Yawning, Falling

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: angels aren’t what they used to be

Hal Foster

It’s Modern but is it contemporary?

Jason Pugatch

At One Times Square

James Wood

‘Natasha’ and Other Stories by David Bezmozgis. Cape, 147 pp., £10.99, August 2004, 0 224 07125 4

Amit Chaudhuri

If You Are Afraid of Heights by Raj Kamal Jha. Picador, 304 pp., £7.99, July 2004, 0 330 49327 2

Peter Campbell

At Somerset House: Zaha Hadid

Wayne Koestenbaum

Dark Lover: The Life and Death of Rudolph Valentino by Emily Leider. Faber, 514 pp., £8.99, November 2004, 0 571 21819 9

Mark Rudman

Poem: ‘Wrong Stop’

R.W. Johnson

Basil D’Oliveira: Cricket and Conspiracy: The Untold Story by Peter Oborne. Little, Brown, 274 pp., £16.99, June 2004, 0 316 72572 2
Reflections on a Life in Sport by Sam Ramsamy and Edward Griffiths. Greenhouse, 168 pp., £7.99, July 2004, 0 620 32251 9

Charles Glass

Diary: in Mosul

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