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Vol. 28 No. 4 · 23 February 2006

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Vol. 28 No. 4 · 23 February 2006

James Wood

The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary by Robert Alter. Norton, 1064 pp., £34, November 2004, 0 393 01955 1

Letters

Jeremy Goldstein, Chris Purnell, Charles Kenwright, Simon Port, Stephen Lake, Alan Myers, Dai Vaughan, Mark Sinclair, J. Elfenbein, Paul Taylor

John Kinsella

Poem: ‘From ‘Corrosive (in 12 parts): Chaos Theory and the Western Australian Central Wheatbelt’’

Jeremy Harding

Endgame in the Western Sahara: What Future for Africa’s Last Colony? by Toby Shelley. Zed, 215 pp., £16.95, November 2004, 1 84277 341 0

Jenny Turner

The Night Watch by Sarah Waters. Virago, 472 pp., £16.99, February 2006, 1 84408 246 6

R.W. Johnson

Speaking for England: Leo, Julian and John Amery: The Tragedy of a Political Family by David Faber. Free Press, 612 pp., £20, October 2005, 0 7432 5688 3

Julian Bell

Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse Vol. II The Conquest of Colour 1909-54 by Hilary Spurling. Hamish Hamilton, 512 pp., £25, March 2005, 0 241 13339 4

Peter Campbell

At the Hayward: Dan Flavin

Jeremy Harding

Short Cuts: the benefits of self-censorship

Michael Wood

The Red Letters: My Father’s Enchanted Period by Ved Mehta. Sinclair-Stevenson, 190 pp., £15.99, November 2004, 0 9543520 6 8
Remembering Mr Shawn’s ‘New Yorker’ by Ved Mehta. Sinclair-Stevenson, 414 pp., £19.99, November 2004, 9780954352059
Dark Harbour by Ved Mehta. Sinclair-Stevenson, 272 pp., £17.99, November 2004, 0 9543520 4 1

David Morley

Two Poems

Michael Newton

Echolalias: On the Forgetting of Language by Daniel Heller-Roazen. Zone, 287 pp., £18.95, May 2005, 1 890951 49 8

William Fitzgerald

The Poems of Catullus: A Bilingual Edition translated by Peter Green. California, 339 pp., £15.95, September 2005, 0 520 24264 5

Deborah Steiner

Mocked with Death: Tragic Overliving from Sophocles to Milton by Emily Wilson. Johns Hopkins, 289 pp., £35.50, December 2004, 0 8018 7964 7

Norman Dombey

Iran and the UN

Christopher Tayler

The Diviners by Rick Moody. Faber, 567 pp., £12.99, January 2006, 0 571 22946 8

David Nasaw

Hatless Jack: The President, the Fedora and the Death of the Hat by Neil Steinberg. Granta, 342 pp., £12, August 2005, 1 86207 782 7

Marc Kusnetz

Diary: The death of General Mowhoush

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