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Vol. 29 No. 12 · 21 June 2007

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Hilary Mantel

The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History by Linda Colley. HarperPress, 363 pp., £25, June 2007, 978 0 00 719218 2

Letters

Andrew Sugden, Ken Worpole, Perry Anderson, Tim Jeal, Bernard Porter, Elliot Feldman, Editors, ‘London Review’

Hugh Miles

Inconvenient Truths

Stephen Walsh

Shostakovich: A Life Remembered by Elizabeth Wilson. Faber, 631 pp., £20, July 2006, 0 571 22050 9

Terry Eagleton

Mikhail Bakhtin: The Word in the World by Graham Pechey. Routledge, 238 pp., £19.99, March 2007, 978 0 415 42419 6

Peter Campbell

On the Skyline: Antony Gormley

Colin Burrow

Hamlet edited by Ann Thompson and Neil Taylor. Arden, 613 pp., £8.99, March 2006, 1 904271 33 2
Hamlet: The Texts of 1603 and 1623 edited by Ann Thompson and Neil Taylor. Arden, 368 pp., £12.99, January 2007, 978 1 904271 80 2
‘Hamlet’ without Hamlet by Margreta de Grazia. Cambridge, 267 pp., £17.99, January 2007, 978 0 521 69036 2

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘Anniversary’

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘L’Armée des ombres’

Robert Potts

Look We Have Coming to Dover! by Daljit Nagra. Faber, 55 pp., £8.99, February 2007, 978 0 571 23122 5

Daniel Soar

Short Cuts: Putin on Judo

James Wood

All Aunt Hagar’s Children by Edward P. Jones. Harper Perennial, 399 pp., £7.99, March 2007, 978 0 00 724083 8

Thomas Jones

What Is the What by Dave Eggers. Hamish Hamilton, 475 pp., £18.99, June 2007, 978 0 241 14257 8

Neal Ascherson

The Berlin Wall: 13 August 1961 – 9 November 1989 by Frederick Taylor. Bloomsbury, 486 pp., £20, October 2006, 0 7475 8015 4

Polly Clark

Two Poems

James Morone

Wall Street: A Cultural History by Steve Fraser. Faber, 656 pp., £12.99, April 2006, 0 571 21829 6
Among Empires: American Ascendancy and Its Predecessors by Charles S. Maier. Harvard, 373 pp., £18.95, May 2006, 0 674 02189 4

Simon Bradley

London in the 19th Century: ‘A Human Awful Wonder of God’ by Jerry White. Cape, 624 pp., £20, January 2007, 978 0 224 06272 5

David Coward

Your Death Would Be Mine: Paul and Marie Pireaud in the Great War by Martha Hanna. Harvard, 341 pp., £17.95, November 2006, 0 674 02318 8

Tariq Ali

Diary: in Cochabamba

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