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Vol. 27 No. 18 · 22 September 2005

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Vol. 27 No. 18 · 22 September 2005

David Runciman

Cricket’s Superpowers

Letters

A.W.B. Simpson, Rob Stradling, Eric Griffiths, Alistair Dixon, Michael Debbané, A.J. Nicholson, Richard Davenport-Hines, Simon Barley

T.J. Clark

The Mirror of the Gods: Classical Mythology in Renaissance Art by Malcolm Bull. Allen Lane, 465 pp., £30, April 2005, 9780713992007

Mark Doty

Poem: ‘Theory of Beauty (Third Avenue)’

Frank Kermode

The Letters of Robert Lowell edited by Saskia Hamilton. Faber, 852 pp., £30, July 2005, 0 571 20204 7

Stephen Mulhall

Nihilism and Emancipation: Ethics, Politics and Law by Gianni Vattimo, translated by William McCuaig. Columbia, 197 pp., £16, October 2004, 0 231 13082 1

John Hartley Williams

Poem: ‘Requiem for a Princess’

Daniel S. Greenberg

The Republican War on Science by Chris Mooney. Basic Books, 288 pp., £14.99, October 2005, 0 465 04675 4

Jenny Diski

Bushwomen: Tales of a Cynical Species by Laura Flanders. Verso, 342 pp., £10, July 2005, 1 84467 530 0

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: John Humphrys

Ferdinand Mount

Rosebery: Statesman in Turmoil by Leo McKinstry. Murray, 626 pp., £25, May 2005, 0 7195 5879 4

Colin Burrow

A Cultural History of Causality: Science, Murder Novels and Systems of Thought by Stephen Kern. Princeton, 437 pp., £18.95, August 2004, 0 691 11523 0

Jacqueline Rose

Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham. Fourth Estate, 308 pp., £14.99, August 2005, 0 00 715605 7

Christopher Tayler

In the Fold by Rachel Cusk. Faber, 224 pp., £10.99, September 2005, 0 571 22813 5

J.L. Heilbron

The Book Nobody Read: Chasing the Revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus by Owen Gingerich. Arrow, 320 pp., £7.99, July 2005, 0 09 947644 4

James Davidson

At the British Museum: Persia’s ‘Forgotten Empire’

John Jones

Fiery Heart: The First Life of Leigh Hunt by Nicholas Roe. Pimlico, 428 pp., £14.99, January 2005, 0 7126 0224 0
The Wit in the Dungeon: A Life of Leigh Hunt by Anthony Holden. Little, Brown, 448 pp., £20, January 2005, 0 316 85927 3

Clive James

Poem: ‘Lock Me Away’

Eliot Weinberger

Diary: a poetry festival in Chengdu

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