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Vol. 28 No. 20 · 19 October 2006

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Vol. 28 No. 20 · 19 October 2006

Michael Gilsenan

A Season in Mecca: Narrative of a Pilgrimage by Abdellah Hammoudi, translated by Pascale Ghazaleh. Polity, 293 pp., £12.99, January 2006, 0 7456 3789 2

Letters

Robert Boyers, Harold Jaffe, Richard Wood, Russell Seitz, Evert Sprinchorn, Jeffrey Boss, Anthony Julius, Aram Saroyan, Anthony Cummins, Roger Jones

Hal Foster

Richard Rogers: Architecture of the Future by Kenneth Powell. Birkhäuser, 520 pp., £29.90, December 2005, 3 7643 7049 1
Richard Rogers: Complete Works, Vol. III by Kenneth Powell. Phaidon, 319 pp., £59.95, July 2006, 0 7148 4429 2

Corey Robin

The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David Johnson. Chicago, 277 pp., £13, May 2006, 0 226 40190 1
Terrorism and the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the Name of National Security by David Cole and James Dempsey. New Press, 320 pp., £10.99, March 2006, 1 56584 939 6
General Ashcroft: Attorney at War by Nancy Baker. Kansas, 320 pp., £26.50, April 2006, 0 7006 1455 9
State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration by James Risen. Free Press, 240 pp., £18.99, January 2006, 0 7432 7578 0
Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush by Eric Boehlert. Free Press, 352 pp., $25, May 2006, 0 7432 8931 5

Thomas Jones

Surveillance by Jonathan Raban. Picador, 327 pp., £16.99, September 2006, 0 330 41338 4

Amanda Claybaugh

The Emperor’s Children by Claire Messud. Picador, 431 pp., £14.99, September 2006, 0 330 44447 6

Michael Wood

At the Movies: the films of Carol Reed

Kim Phillips-Fein

President Reagan: The Triumph of Imagination by Richard Reeves. Simon and Schuster, 571 pp., £20, March 2006, 0 7432 3022 1

Daniel Soar

Short Cuts: the vexed issue of Labour Party funding

Ian Gilmour

Bringing the House Down: A Family Memoir by David Profumo. Murray, 291 pp., £20, September 2006, 0 7195 6608 8

Rosemary Hill

Last Curtsey: The End of the Debutantes by Fiona MacCarthy. Faber, 305 pp., £20, October 2006, 0 571 22859 3

Mark Ford

Poem: ‘Invisible Hand’

Mary Ann Caws

Visiting Picasso: The Notebooks and Letters of Roland Penrose by Elizabeth Cowling. Thames and Hudson, 408 pp., £25, May 2006, 0 500 51293 0

Dinah Birch

Faith, Duty and the Power of Mind: The Cloughs and Their Circle 1820-1960 by Gillian Sutherland. Cambridge, 262 pp., £40, March 2006, 0 521 86155 1

Peter Campbell

At Tate Britain: Holbein

G.S. Smith

The Philosophy Steamer: Lenin and the Exile of the Intelligentsia by Lesley Chamberlain. Atlantic, 414 pp., £25, March 2006, 1 84354 040 1

Terry Eagleton

The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins. Bantam, 406 pp., £20, October 2006, 0 593 05548 9

Anneke Van Woudenberg

Diary: Congo

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