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Vol. 29 No. 9 · 10 May 2007

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Peter Campbell

Michael Dobson

William Shakespeare, Complete Works: The RSC Shakespeare edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen. Macmillan, 2486 pp., £30, April 2007, 978 0 230 00350 7

Letters

Yigal Bronner and Neve Gordon, Ian Fairlie, Peter Arnott, Alex Bailin, Jeremy Harding, David Craig

Perry Anderson

The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power by James Traub. Bloomsbury, 442 pp., £20, November 2006, 0 7475 8087 1
Kofi Annan: A Man of Peace in a World of War by Stanley Meisler. Wiley, 384 pp., £19.99, January 2007, 978 0 471 78744 0

Susan Pedersen

A.J.P. Taylor: Radical Historian of Europe by Chris Wrigley. Tauris, 439 pp., £25, August 2006, 1 86064 286 1

Frank Kermode

Fiction and E.M. Forster

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: How to Type like a Man

Judith Butler

The Jewish Writings by Hannah Arendt, edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron Feldman. Schocken, 559 pp., $35, March 2007, 978 0 8052 4238 6

Nick Laird

Two Poems

Ian Hacking

The Veil of Isis: An Essay on the History of the Idea of Nature by Pierre Hadot, translated by Michael Chase. Harvard, 399 pp., £19.95, November 2006, 0 674 02316 1

Hugh Pennington

The Problem with Biodiversity

Peter Campbell

In Regent Street: A Mile of Style

Edward Tenner

The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History since 1900 by David Edgerton. Profile, 270 pp., £18.99, January 2007, 978 1 86197 296 5

Inigo Thomas

Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir, 1964-2006 by Gore Vidal. Little, Brown, 278 pp., £17.99, November 2006, 0 316 02727 8

Charles Simic

Poem: ‘Extracts from Notebooks 1996-2006’

Jessica Olin

College Girls: Bluestockings, Sex Kittens and Coeds, Then and Now by Lynn Peril. Norton, 408 pp., £10.99, October 2006, 0 393 32715 9

Sameer Rahim

The Yacoubian Building by Alaa al-Aswany, translated by Humphrey Davies. Fourth Estate, 255 pp., £14.99, February 2007, 978 0 00 724361 7

Anne Enright

Diary: Listen to Heloïse

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