Vol. 29 No. 10 · 24 May 2007

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Peter Campbell

Andrew O’Hagan

The Things We Throw Away


Edward Mortimer, Rebecca Solnit, Paul Landau, Michael Hodder, Sean Coleman, Imogen Green, George Norton, Leslie Houlden, David Ganz

Jerry Fodor

Consciousness and Its Place in Nature: Does Physicalism Entail Panpsychism? by Galen Strawson et al. Imprint Academic, 285 pp., £17.95, October 2006, 1 84540 059 3

Peter Campbell

At the National Gallery: Copying the Masters

Blair Worden

The Noble Revolt: The Overthrow of Charles I by John Adamson. Weidenfeld, 742 pp., £25, March 2007, 978 0 297 84262 0

Adeeb Khalid

For Prophet and Tsar: Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia by Robert Crews. Harvard, 463 pp., June 2006, 0 674 02164 9

Jean Sprackland

Poem: ‘Tilt’

Sadakat Kadri

The Trial in American Life by Robert Ferguson. Chicago, 400 pp., £18.50, March 2007, 978 0 226 24325 2

John Sturrock

Short Cuts: Blair’s Convictions

Adam Kuper

To Cherish the Life of the World: Selected Letters of Margaret Mead edited by Margaret Caffrey and Patricia Francis. Basic Books, 429 pp., £17.99, September 2006, 0 465 00815 1

Hermione Lee

Between Women: Friendship, Desire and Marriage in Victorian England by Sharon Marcus. Princeton, 356 pp., £12.95, March 2007, 978 0 691 12835 1

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Spider-Man 3’

Rosemary Hill

Can Any Mother Help Me? Fifty Years of Friendship through a Secret Magazine by Jenna Bailey. Faber, 330 pp., £16.99, March 2007, 978 0 571 23313 7

Thomas Jones

The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies. Sceptre, 344 pp., £12.99, May 2007, 978 0 340 93825 6

Mark Ford

The Contemplated Spouse: The Letters of Wallace Stevens to Elsie edited by Donald Blount. South Carolina, 430 pp., £30.95, January 2006, 1 57003 248 3

W.G. Runciman

Diary: Exit Blair

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