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Vol. 27 No. 14 · 21 July 2005

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Tim Parks

Rome or Death: The Obsessions of General Garibaldi by Daniel Pick. Cape, 288 pp., £16.99, July 2005, 0 224 07179 3

Letters

Catherine Conybeare, Guy Hartcup, Anthony Julius, David Elstein, Conrad Cork, Karl Dallas, Don Share

Andrew Bacevich

Douglas Haig: War Diaries and Letters 1914-18 edited by Gary Sheffield and John Bourne. Weidenfeld, 550 pp., £25, March 2005, 0 297 84702 3

Maya Jasanoff

The Indian Mutiny and the British Imagination by Gautam Chakravarty. Cambridge, 242 pp., £45, January 2005, 0 521 83274 8

Billy Collins

Poem: ‘Building with Its Face Blown Off’

Daniel Soar

My Life in CIA: A Chronicle of 1973 by Harry Mathews. Dalkey Archive, 203 pp., £8.99, July 2005, 1 56478 392 8

Michael Wood

The People’s Act of Love by James Meek. Canongate, 391 pp., £12.99, July 2005, 1 84195 654 6

Stephen Sedley

The Trial: A History from Socrates to O.J. Simpson by Sadakat Kadri. HarperCollins, 474 pp., £25, April 2005, 0 00 711121 5

Francis FitzGibbon

The Case of N.

Alain Supiot

Refeudalising Europe

John Sturrock

The London Bombs

David Coward

Memoirs of a Breton Peasant by Jean-Marie Déguignet, translated by Linda Asher. Seven Stories, 432 pp., £17.99, November 2004, 1 58322 616 8

Frederick Seidel

Poem: ‘France for Boys’

Stefan Collini

Herbert Butterfield: Historian as Dissenter by C.T. McIntire. Yale, 499 pp., £30, August 2005, 0 300 09807 3

Peter Campbell

At Tate Modern (and elsewhere): How architects think

E.S. Turner

The Imaginary Autocrat: Beau Nash and the Invention of Bath by John Eglin. Profile, 292 pp., £20, May 2005, 1 86197 302 0

R.F. Langley

Poem: ‘At Sotterley’

Laura Quinney

October by Louise Glück. Sarabande, 32 pp., $8.95, April 2004, 1 932511 00 8

Sophie Harrison

Diary: taking blood

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