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Vol. 29 No. 4 · 22 February 2007

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Vol. 29 No. 4 · 22 February 2007

M.F. Burnyeat

Pythagoras: His Life, Teaching and Influence by Christoph Riedweg, translated by Steven Rendall. Cornell, 216 pp., £9.95, May 2005, 0 8014 4240 0
Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans: A Brief History by Charles Kahn. Hackett, 193 pp., £10.95, October 2001, 0 87220 575 4

Letters

John Richmond, Michael Williams, Anders Stephanson, Gerard McBurney, Martin Harris, Cleveland Moffett, George Hornby, Jeremy Harte, Paul Driver

Michael Wood

The Echo Maker by Richard Powers. Heinemann, 451 pp., £17.99, January 2007, 978 0 434 01633 4

Peter Hallward

An Interview with Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Peter Campbell

At the White Cube: Anselm Kiefer

Patrick Cockburn

Nowhere to Hide

Glen Bowersock

Rome and Jerusalem: The Clash of Ancient Civilisations by Martin Goodman. Allen Lane, 638 pp., £25, January 2007, 978 0 7139 9447 6

Michael Wood

At the Movies: Kurosawa

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘Sleeping It Off in Rapid City’

Tom Shippey

Medieval Schools: From Roman Britain to Renaissance England by Nicholas Orme. Yale, 430 pp., £25, June 2006, 0 300 11102 9

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Caesar’s Birthday

Patrick Collinson

John Wyclif: Myth and Reality by G.R. Evans. Lion, 320 pp., £20, October 2005, 0 7459 5154 6

Robert Crawford

George Mackay Brown: The Life by Maggie Fergusson. Murray, 363 pp., £25, April 2006, 0 7195 5659 7
The Collected Poems of George Mackay Brown edited by Brian Murray. Murray, 547 pp., £18.99, October 2006, 0 7195 6884 6

Rosemary Hill

Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature by Linda Lear. Allen Lane, 584 pp., £25, January 2007, 978 0 7139 9560 2

Susan Wicks

Two Poems

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Melancholia’s Dog by Alice Kuzniar. Chicago, 215 pp., £16.50, October 2006, 0 226 46578 0

R.W. Johnson

In Time of Famine

Yonatan Mendel

Diary: at the Herzliya Conference

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