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Vol. 27 No. 17 · 1 September 2005

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Vol. 27 No. 17 · 1 September 2005

Neal Ascherson

The Broken Boy by Patrick Cockburn. Cape, 312 pp., £15.99, June 2005, 0 224 07108 4

Letters

John Palattella, Menachem Kellner, Geoffrey Chandler, Humphrey Cooper, George Amory, Robert Kroninger, Edward Luttwak, Derek Robinson, Richard Morris, Simon Skinner

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘Over Gower Street’

Susan Pedersen

Bodily Matters: The Anti-Vaccination Movement in England, 1853-1907 by Nadja Durbach. Duke, 276 pp., £14.95, March 2005, 0 8223 3423 2

Helen Vendler

Dante in English edited by Eric Griffiths and Matthew Reynolds. Penguin, 479 pp., £16.99, May 2005, 0 14 042388 5

Saree Makdisi

Closed off, Walled in

Christopher Reid

Two Poems

Sheila Fitzpatrick

The Soviet Century by Moshe Lewin, edited by Gregory Elliott. Verso, 416 pp., £25, February 2005, 1 84467 016 3

R.W. Johnson

The Guy Liddell Diaries. Vol. I: 1939-42 edited by Nigel West. Frank Cass, 329 pp., £25, February 2005, 0 415 35213 4

Christopher Tayler

Somerset Maugham: A Life by Jeffrey Meyers. Vintage, 411 pp., £12, April 2005, 1 4000 3052 8

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Evolution versus Metamorphosis

Elizabeth Cook

The Poems and Plays of Isaac Rosenberg edited by Vivien Noakes. Oxford, 427 pp., £90, August 2004, 0 19 818715 7

Theo Tait

Arthur & George by Julian Barnes. Cape, 360 pp., £17.99, July 2005, 0 224 07703 1

Dinah Birch

Hide-and-Seek with Angels: A Life of J.M. Barrie by Lisa Chaney. Hutchinson, 402 pp., £20, June 2005, 0 09 179539 7

Peter Campbell

Diary: In Auvergne

James Hamilton-Paterson

The Ice Museum: In Search of the Lost Land of Thule by Joanna Kavenna. Viking, 334 pp., £16.99, February 2005, 0 670 91395 2
The Idea of North by Peter Davidson. Reaktion, 271 pp., £16.95, January 2005, 1 86189 230 6

Steven Shapin

Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth by Andrew Smith. Bloomsbury, 308 pp., £17.99, April 2005, 0 7475 6368 3

Andy Beckett

Rip It Up and Start Again: Post-Punk 1978-84 by Simon Reynolds. Faber, 577 pp., £16.99, April 2005, 0 571 21569 6

Benjamin Markovits

Diary: Austin weird

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