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Vol. 28 No. 12 · 22 June 2006

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

John Lanchester

The Wal-Mart Effect: How an Out-of-Town Superstore Became a Superpower by Charles Fishman. Allen Lane, 294 pp., £12.99, May 2006, 0 7139 9825 3
Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price directed by Robert Greenwald.November 2005

Letters

Hilary Mantel, Thomas Laqueur, Curtis Brown, John Beattie, Tom Burns, Alexei Yurchak

Jenny Turner

Doctor Who  BBC1
Doctor Who: A Critical Reading of the Series by Kim Newman. BFI, 138 pp., £12, December 2005, 1 84457 090 8

Hal Foster

Catalogue: Foster and Partners edited by David Jenkins. Prestel, 316 pp., £22.99, July 2005, 3 7913 3298 8
Norman Foster: Works 2 edited by David Jenkins. Prestel, 548 pp., £60, January 2006, 3 7913 3017 9

Jessica Olin

This Book Will Save Your Life by A.M. Homes. Granta, 372 pp., £14.99, June 2006, 1 86207 848 3

David Harsent

Two Poems

Hugh Pennington

Allergy: The History of a Modern Malady by Mark Jackson. Reaktion, 288 pp., £25, May 2006, 1 86189 271 3

W.G. Runciman

What happened to the Labour Party?

Peter Campbell

At Tate Modern: the fairground at Bankside

Paul Laity

Short Cuts: A west-country Man U supporter speaks

Patrick Collinson

The King’s Reformation: Henry VIII and the Remaking of the English Church by G.W. Bernard. Yale, 736 pp., £29.95, November 2005, 0 300 10908 3
Writing under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation by Greg Walker. Oxford, 556 pp., £65, October 2005, 0 19 928333 8

Rosemary Hill

Rebel Queen: The Trial of Caroline by Jane Robins. Simon and Schuster, 370 pp., £20, June 2006, 0 7432 4862 7

John Connelly

Ivan’s War: The Red Army 1939-45 by Catherine Merridale. Faber, 396 pp., £20, October 2005, 0 571 21808 3
A Writer at War: Vasily Grossman with the Red Army 1941-45 edited and translated by Antony Beevor and Luba Vinogradova. Harvill, 378 pp., £20, September 2005, 9781843430551

Charles Simic

Poem: ‘The Elevator Is Out of Order’

Brian Jones

Nuclear Blindness

Arash Jalali

In Tehran

Thomas Jones

Diary: My Life as a Geek

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