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Vol. 27 No. 4 · 17 February 2005

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Vol. 27 No. 4 · 17 February 2005

Bruce Ackerman

The Art of Stealth

Letters

Joanna Ryan, Simon Blackburn & Jeremy Waldron, Thomas Nagel, Judith Crosher, Will Podmore, Adrian Bowyer, Harold Reynolds

Sara Roy

Intimidation

Andrew O’Hagan

Robert Louis Stevenson: A Biography by Claire Harman. HarperCollins, 503 pp., £25, February 2005, 0 00 711321 8

Tony Harrison

Poem: ‘Florida Frost’

Joseph Frank

Chekhov: Scenes from a Life by Rosamund Bartlett. Free Press, 395 pp., £20, July 2004, 0 7432 3074 4
Anton Chekhov: A Life in Letters translated by Rosamund Bartlett and Anthony Phillips. Penguin, 552 pp., £12.99, June 2004, 0 14 044922 1

Catherine Merridale

The Mystery of Olga Chekhova by Antony Beevor. Viking, 300 pp., £16.99, May 2004, 0 670 91520 3

Mary Hawthorne

Runaway by Alice Munro. Chatto, 325 pp., £15.99, February 2005, 0 7011 7750 0

Marina Warner

Never Marry a Woman with Big Feet: Women in Proverbs from around the World by Mineke Schipper. Yale, 422 pp., £35, April 2004, 0 300 10249 6

Sarah Manguso

Two Poems

David Simpson

Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib and the War on Terror by Mark Danner. Granta, 573 pp., £16.99, February 2005, 9781862077720
The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib edited by Karen Greenberg and Joshua Dratel. Cambridge, 1284 pp., £27.50, February 2005, 0 521 85324 9

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Arthur Conan Doyle and the Mary Celeste

Peter Campbell

At the Saatchi Gallery: The Triumph of Painting

J. Hoberman

Nixon at the Movies: A Book about Belief by Mark Feeney. Chicago, 422 pp., £19.50, November 2004, 0 226 23968 3

Ferdinand Mount

The Mind of Gladstone: Religion, Homer and Politics by David Bebbington. Oxford, 331 pp., £55, March 2004, 0 19 926765 0

Brian Rotman

God: An Itinerary by Régis Debray. Verso, 307 pp., £25, March 2004, 1 85984 589 4

Malcolm Schofield

A New History of Western Philosophy. Vol. I: Ancient Philosophy by Anthony Kenny. Oxford, 341 pp., £17.99, June 2005, 0 19 875273 3

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

Soliciting Darkness: Pindar, Obscurity and the Classical Tradition by John T. Hamilton. Harvard, 348 pp., £17.95, April 2004, 0 674 01257 7
The First Poets: Lives of the Ancient Greek Poets by Michael Schmidt. Weidenfeld, 449 pp., £20, April 2004, 0 297 64394 0

John Mullan

The Divine Husband by Francisco Goldman. Atlantic, 465 pp., £15.99, January 2005, 1 84354 404 0

Jamie McKendrick

Three Poems

Patrick Cockburn

Diary: The Iraqi elections

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