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Vol. 29 No. 17 · 6 September 2007

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Vol. 29 No. 17 · 6 September 2007

Benjamin Kunkel

The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño, translated by Natasha Wimmer. Picador, 577 pp., £16.99, July 2007, 978 0 330 44514 6
Last Evenings on Earth by Roberto Bolaño, translated by Chris Andrews. Harvill, 277 pp., £15.99, April 2007, 978 1 84343 181 7
Amulet by Roberto Bolaño, translated by Chris Andrews. New Directions, 184 pp., $21.95, January 2007, 978 0 8112 1664 7

Letters

Colin Bickler, Jerome Satterthwaite, Kate Allen, Richard Jones, Stephen Edgar, Seth Wigderson, Jessica Han, Tariq Ali, Tim Johnson

Thomas Jones

Chronicle in Stone by Ismail Kadare, translated by Arshi Pipa. Canongate, 301 pp., £7.99, May 2007, 978 1 84195 908 5
Agamemnon’s Daughter: A Novella and Stories by Ismail Kadare, original translation by Tedi Papavrami and Jusuf Vrioni, translated from the French by David Bellos. Canongate, 226 pp., £7.99, August 2007, 978 1 84195 978 8
The Successor by Ismail Kadare, original translation by Tedi Papavrami, translated from the French by David Bellos. Canongate, 207 pp., £6.99, January 2007, 978 1 84195 887 3
The File on H by Ismail Kadare, original translation by Jusuf Vrioni, translated from the French by David Bellos. Vintage, 169 pp., £7.99, August 2006, 0 09 949719 0

Jonathan Spence

‘I Love Dollars’ and Other Stories of China by Zhu Wen, translated by Julia Lovell. Columbia, 228 pp., £16, September 2006, 0 231 13694 3

Charles Simic

Two Poems

Stephen Sedley

The Court of Appeal by Gavin Drewry, Louis Blom-Cooper and Charles Blake. Hart, 196 pp., £30, April 2007, 978 1 84113 387 4

Ed Harriman

Burn Rate

Marc Kusnetz

Out of Iraq

Mahmood Mamdani

Blue-Hatting Darfur

Mark Ford

Poem: ‘The Gaping Gulf’

Daniel Soar

Short Cuts: Spy Hard

David Cannadine

Last Night Fever

Stefan Collini

C. Day-Lewis: A Life by Peter Stanford. Continuum, 368 pp., £25, May 2007, 978 0 8264 8603 5

Colm Tóibín

Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins by Rupert Everett. Abacus, 406 pp., £7.99, July 2007, 978 0 349 12058 4

Peter Campbell

At the Royal Collection: Retrieved at the Restoration

J. Hoberman

Orson Welles: Hello Americans by Simon Callow. Vintage, 507 pp., £8.99, May 2007, 978 0 09 946261 3
What Ever Happened to Orson Welles? A Portrait of an Independent Career by Joseph McBride. Kentucky, 344 pp., $29.95, October 2006, 0 8131 2410 7

Fintan O’Toole

Diary: The Case of Darren Graham

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