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Vol. 28 No. 16 · 17 August 2006

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Vol. 28 No. 16 · 17 August 2006

Steven Shapin

Heat: An Amateur’s Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker and Apprentice to a Butcher in Tuscany by Bill Buford. Cape, 318 pp., £17.99, July 2006, 9780224071840

Letters

Slavoj Žižek, Robin Chapman, Eric Heinze, Alex Callinicos, Anthony Caston, Dave Boyle, Joanna Kirkpatrick, Peter McCullough, Andrew Wilton, Michael Tanner

John Ashbery

Five Poems

Charles Glass

Learning from Its Mistakes

Sameer Rahim

Why did they bomb the lighthouse?

Yitzhak Laor

You are terrorists, we are virtuous

Michael Byers

War Crimes

Denis Feeney

Ovid: The Poems of Exile: ‘Tristia’ and the ‘Black Sea Letters’ translated by Peter Green. California, 451 pp., £12.95, March 2005, 0 520 24260 2
Ovid: Epistulae ex Ponto, Book I translated and edited by Jan Felix Gaertner. Oxford, 606 pp., £90, October 2005, 0 19 927721 4

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Miami Vice’

Richard Lloyd Parry

The Japan Journals: 1947-2004 by Donald Richie, edited by Leza Lowitz. Stone Bridge, 494 pp., £13.99, October 2005, 1 880656 97 3

R.W. Johnson

Neville Chamberlain: A Biography by Robert Self. Ashgate, 573 pp., £35, May 2006, 0 7546 5615 2

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: Scotland's hirsute folk hero

Mark Kishlansky

Restoration: Charles II and His Kingdoms by Tim Harris. Penguin, 506 pp., £12.99, January 2006, 0 14 026465 5
Revolution: The Great Crisis of the British Monarchy 1685-1720 by Tim Harris. Allen Lane, 622 pp., £30, January 2006, 0 7139 9759 1

Ian Hacking

Making Up People

Peter Barham

Madness at Home: The Psychiatrist, the Patient and the Family in England 1820-60 by Akihito Suzuki. California, 260 pp., £32.50, March 2006, 0 520 24580 6

Iain Sinclair

Deadad

Christopher Tayler

The Priest of Evil by Matti-Yrjänä Joensuu, translated by David Hackston. Arcadia, 352 pp., £11.99, May 2006, 1 900850 93 1
Roseanna by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, translated by Lois Roth. Harper Perennial, 288 pp., £6.99, August 2006, 0 00 723283 7
Borkmann’s Point by Håkan Nesser, translated by Laurie Thompson. Macmillan, 321 pp., £16.99, May 2006, 0 333 98984 8
The Redbreast by Jo Nesbø, translated by Don Bartlett. Harvill Secker, 520 pp., £11.99, September 2006, 9781843432173
Voices by Arnaldur Indridason, translated by Bernard Scudder. Harvill Secker, 313 pp., £12.99, August 2006, 1 84655 033 5

Peter Campbell

At the National Gallery: Rembrandt

Tessa Hadley

Twilight of the Superheroes by Deborah Eisenberg. Picador, 225 pp., £14.99, July 2006, 9780330444590

August Kleinzahler

Diary: The Doomsday Boys

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