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Vol. 28 No. 9 · 11 May 2006

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Ian Hacking

The Science and Fiction of Autism by Laura Schreibman. Harvard, 293 pp., £17.95, December 2005, 0 674 01931 8
Send in the Idiots, or How We Grew to Understand the World by Kamran Nazeer. Bloomsbury, 230 pp., £12.99, March 2006, 0 7475 7910 5

Letters

John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt, Carol Brightman, Robert Leary, Tony Gould, Peter Fryer, Ruth Gavison

Thomas Nagel

The Sense of the Past: Essays in the History of Philosophy by Bernard Williams, edited by Myles Burnyeat. Princeton, 393 pp., £26.95, March 2006, 0 691 12477 9
In the Beginning Was the Deed: Realism and Moralism in Political Argument by Bernard Williams, edited by Geoffrey Hawthorn. Princeton, 174 pp., £18.95, October 2005, 0 691 12430 2
Philosophy as a Humanistic Discipline edited by Bernard Williams and A.W. Moore. Princeton, 227 pp., £22.95, January 2006, 0 691 12426 4

Dan Jacobson

Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky, translated by Sandra Smith. Chatto, 403 pp., £16.99, March 2006, 0 7011 7896 5

Emile Nelligan, translated by Anne Carson

Two Poems

Barbara Everett

A Lethal Fall

Peter Campbell

At the Soane Museum: Joseph Gandy

David A. Bell

The Age of Conversation by Benedetta Craveri, translated by Teresa Waugh. NYRB, 488 pp., £17.99, October 2005, 1 59017 141 1

Colm Tóibín

Borges: A Life by Edwin Williamson. Penguin, 416 pp., £9.99, August 2005, 0 14 024657 6

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: the Queen

Rana Mitter

Cinderella’s Sisters: A Revisionist History of Footbinding by Dorothy Ko. California, 332 pp., £18.95, December 2005, 0 520 21884 1

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘I Went To See McCarthy’

Anthony Pagden

Edge of Empire: Conquest and Collecting in the East 1750-1850 by Maya Jasanoff. Fourth Estate, 405 pp., £25, August 2005, 0 00 718009 8

Geoffrey Best

Military Identities: The Regimental System, The British Army and The British People c.1870-2000 by David French. Oxford, 404 pp., £45, July 2005, 0 19 925803 1

Thomas Jones

Black Swan Green by David Mitchell. Sceptre, 371 pp., £16.99, May 2006, 0 340 82279 1

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Inside Man’, ‘V for Vendetta’

Rose George

Diary: Travels in the Sewers

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