Vol. 28 No. 15 · 3 August 2006

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Elias Khoury

Do I see or do I remember?


Penny Larsgaard, John Heilpern, David A. Bell, Penny McCarthy, Tony Simpson, Stewart Buchanan, Ian Hennessey, Roger Fieldhouse, Margaret Withers, Phil Gyford, Jay Shir, Andy Armstrong

Rasha Salti

Diary: Siege Notes

Karim Makdisi

How the War Will End

Mark Mazower

Twice a Stranger: How Mass Expulsion Forged Modern Greece and Turkey by Bruce Clark. Granta, 274 pp., £20, March 2006, 1 86207 752 5

Adam Shatz

On the Border by Michel Warschawski, translated by Levi Laub. Pluto, 228 pp., £14.99, May 2005, 0 7453 2325 1

Matthew Sweeney

Poem: ‘Black Moon’

Amit Chaudhuri

Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found by Suketu Mehta. Review, 512 pp., £8.99, September 2005, 0 7472 5969 0

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘September’

David Runciman

Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, Balco and the Steroids Scandal That Rocked Professional Sports by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams. Gotham, 332 pp., $26, March 2006, 1 59240 199 6

J. Robert Lennon

Tulia: Race, Cocaine and Corruption in a Small Texas Town by Nate Blakeslee. PublicAffairs, 450 pp., £15.99, September 2005, 9781586482190

Jeremy Harding

Short Cuts: Spook Fiction

Neal Ascherson

Fateless by Imre Kertész, translated by Tim Wilkinson. Vintage, 262 pp., £6.99, April 2006, 0 09 950252 6
Liquidation by Imre Kertész, translated by Tim Wilkinson. Harvill Secker, 144 pp., £12.99, September 2006, 1 84343 235 8

Peter Campbell

At the National Portrait Gallery: the Portraits of Angus McBean

Adam Phillips

Selected Letters of William Empson edited by John Haffenden. Oxford, 729 pp., £40, March 2006, 0 19 928684 1

Eamon Duffy

Lancelot Andrewes: Selected Sermons and Lectures edited by Peter McCullough. Oxford, 491 pp., £90, November 2005, 0 19 818774 2

E.S. Turner

Rural Reflections: A Brief History of Traps, Trapmakers and Gamekeeping in Britain by Stuart Haddon-Riddoch. Argyll, 416 pp., £40, April 2006, 1 902831 96 9

Matthew Reynolds

JPod by Douglas Coupland. Bloomsbury, 448 pp., £12.99, June 2006, 9780747582229

William Wootten

The Collected Poems by Kenneth Koch. Knopf, 761 pp., £40, November 2005, 1 4000 4499 5

Kathleen Jamie

Diary: High and Dry

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