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Vol. 27 No. 11 · 2 June 2005

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

David Runciman

Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Fight over Taxing Inherited Wealth by Michael Graetz and Ian Shapiro. Princeton, 392 pp., $29.95, March 2005, 0 691 12293 8

Letters

Daniel Caola, David Elstein, Bernard Porter, John Calderon, Guy Braithwaite, Scott Herrick, Oliver Dennis

Charles Simic

Two Poems

Michael Wood

The Ivory Tower by Henry James. NYRB, 266 pp., £8.99, July 2004, 1 59017 078 4

Andrew O’Hagan

True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa by Michael Finkel. Chatto, 312 pp., £15.99, May 2005, 0 7011 7688 1
Burning Down My Master’s House by Jayson Blair. New Millennium, 288 pp., $24.95, March 2004, 9781932407266
The Journalist and the Murderer by Janet Malcolm. Granta, 163 pp., £8.99, January 2004, 1 86207 637 5

James Davidson

The Friend by Alan Bray. Chicago, 380 pp., £28, September 2003, 0 226 07180 4

Tony Harrison

Poem: ‘On the Metre’

Alan Ryan

Henry Sidgwick: Eye of the Universe by Bart Schultz. Cambridge, 858 pp., £40, June 2004, 0 521 82967 4

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: dissed

Barbara Taylor

A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews. Faber, 246 pp., £7.99, June 2005, 0 571 22400 8

Wyatt Mason

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer. Hamish Hamilton, 320 pp., £14.99, June 2005, 9780241142134

Lorna Scott Fox

Your Face Tomorrow 1: Fever and Spear by Javier Marías, translated by Margaret Jull Costa. Chatto, 376 pp., £17.99, May 2005, 9780701176754
The Man of Feeling by Javier Marías, translated by Margaret Jull Costa. Vintage, 135 pp., £7.99, February 2005, 0 09 945367 3

Nicholas Guyatt

Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South by Michael O’Brien. North Carolina, 1354 pp., £64.95, March 2004, 0 8078 2800 9

David Reynolds

Franklin Delano Roosevelt by Roy Jenkins. Pan, 208 pp., £7.99, May 2005, 0 330 43206 0
Franklin D. Roosevelt by Patrick Renshaw. Longman, 223 pp., $16.95, December 2003, 0 582 43803 9
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom by Conrad Black. Weidenfeld, 1280 pp., £17.99, October 2004, 0 7538 1848 5

Geoffrey Best

Making Friends with Hitler: Lord Londonderry and Britain’s Road to War by Ian Kershaw. Allen Lane, 488 pp., £20, October 2004, 0 7139 9717 6

Peter Campbell

At the V&A: Penguin’s 70th birthday

Rose George

Diary: a report from post-civil war Liberia

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