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Vol. 29 No. 18 · 20 September 2007

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Vol. 29 No. 18 · 20 September 2007

Simon Jenkins

The Cost of Democracy: Party Funding in Modern British Politics by K.D. Ewing. Hart, 279 pp., £30, March 2007, 978 1 84113 716 2

Letters

Tony Judt, Thomas Laqueur, Arthur Chaskalson, Wim Trengove, R.W. Johnson, Lorna Scott Fox, Jonathan Marshall, Editor, ‘London Review’

Hilary Mantel

When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of Aids in South Africa by Didier Fassin, translated by Amy Jacobs and Gabrielle Varro. California, 365 pp., £12.95, April 2007, 978 0 520 25027 7
The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight against Aids by Helen Epstein. Viking, 326 pp., £16.99, July 2007, 978 0 670 91356 5

Hal Foster

Piano: Renzo Piano Building Workshop 1966-2005 by Philip Jodidio. Taschen, 528 pp., £79.99, February 2005, 3 8228 5768 8
Renzo Piano Building Workshop Vol. IV by Peter Buchanan. Phaidon, 240 pp., £22.95, January 2005, 0 7148 4287 7

Perry Anderson

Depicting Europe

Michael Wood

At the Movies: Bergman and Antonioni

Elisabeth Ladenson

Short Cuts: Autofriction

Michael Wood

William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism by Robert Richardson. Mariner, 622 pp., £15, September 2007, 978 0 618 43325 4

Dinah Birch

God’s Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain by Rosemary Hill. Allen Lane, 602 pp., August 2007, 978 0 7139 9499 5

Robert Crawford

Two Poems

Sanjay Subrahmanyam

India after Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy by Ramachandra Guha. Macmillan, 900 pp., £25, April 2007, 978 0 230 01654 5
The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence and India’s Future by Martha Nussbaum. Belknap, 403 pp., £19.95, June 2007, 978 0 674 02482 3

Peter Campbell

At the British Museum: Faith, Narrative and Desire

Tim Parks

That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda, translated by William Weaver. NYRB, 388 pp., £8.99, February 2007, 978 1 59017 222 3

Simon Critchley

Polemics by Alain Badiou, translated by Steven Corcoran. Verso, 339 pp., £17.99, November 2006, 1 84467 089 9

Andrew Saint

Diary: Foscolo’s Grave

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