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Vol. 29 No. 3 · 8 February 2007

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Vol. 29 No. 3 · 8 February 2007

James Meek

The Looming Tower: Al-Qaida’s Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright. Allen Lane, 470 pp., £25, August 2006, 9780713999730

Letters

Thomas Crow, Nicholas Penny, John Bossy, Edward Pearce, Alasdair Raffe, Mark Thompson, Editor, ‘London Review’, Tanja Jeffreys, Editor, ‘London Review’

Chalmers Johnson

Ghost Plane: The Inside Story of the CIA’s Secret Rendition Programme by Stephen Grey. Hurst, 306 pp., £16.95, November 2006, 1 85065 850 1

Barbara Taylor

The Spirit of Despotism: Invasions of Privacy in the 1790s by John Barrell. Oxford, 278 pp., £53, January 2006, 0 19 928120 3

Robert Irwin

Trickster Travels: A 16th-Century Muslim between Worlds by Natalie Zemon Davis. Faber, 448 pp., £20, January 2007, 978 0 571 20256 0

Jenny Diski

Jowls are available

Mark Ford

Two Poems

William Poole

Delirious Milton: The Fate of the Poet in Modernity by Gordon Teskey. Harvard, 214 pp., £21.95, March 2006, 0 674 01069 8

Paul Driver

Stravinsky: The Second Exile – France and America 1934-71 by Stephen Walsh. Cape, 709 pp., £30, July 2006, 0 224 06078 3
Down a Path of Wonder: Memoirs of Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Other Cultural Figures by Robert Craft. Naxos, 560 pp., £19.99, October 2006, 1 84379 217 6

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: malingering trolley dollies

Martin Puchner

Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism: Art, Theatre, Philosophy by Toril Moi. Oxford, 396 pp., £25, August 2006, 0 19 929587 5

Hugh Pennington

Big Biology

Bee Wilson

Nicole Kidman by David Thomson. Bloomsbury, 311 pp., £18.99, September 2006, 0 7475 7710 2

Anne Carson

Poem: ‘Alive That Time’

Marina Warner

Enigmas and Riddles in Literature by Eleanor Cook. Cambridge, 291 pp., £48, February 2006, 0 521 85510 1

Joanna Biggs

The Dissident by Nell Freudenberger. Picador, 427 pp., £14.99, March 2007, 978 0 330 49343 7

Thant Myint-U

What to do about Burma

Peter Campbell

At Tate Britain: the art of protest

Sheila Fitzpatrick

Diary: remembering my father

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