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Vol. 29 No. 22 · 15 November 2007

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Vol. 29 No. 22 · 15 November 2007

Shadi Bartsch

Death in Ancient Rome by Catharine Edwards. Yale, 287 pp., £25, June 2007, 978 0 300 11208 5
The Death of Socrates: Hero, Villain, Chatterbox, Saint by Emily Wilson. Profile, 247 pp., £15.99, August 2007, 978 1 86197 762 5

Letters

Kenneth Anderson, Robert Chandler, Tony Gross, Alan Harris, Markie Robson-Scott, Jerry Coyne, Philip Kitcher, Daniel Dennett, Steven Rose, Colin Tudge, Kit Evans, Rory Finnin, Derek Robinson, Robin Chapman, Fiona Johnston, Thomas Venning

Slavoj Žižek

Resistance Is Surrender

Nicholas Guyatt

American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America by Chris Hedges. Cape, 254 pp., £12.99, February 2007, 978 0 224 07820 7

Uri Avnery

After Rabin

Thomas Jones

The Ghost by Robert Harris. Hutchinson, 310 pp., £18.99, October 2007, 978 0 09 179626 6

David A. Bell

Inventing Human Rights: A History by Lynn Hunt. Norton, 272 pp., £15.99, April 2007, 978 0 393 06095 9

Megan Marshall

Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life: The Public Years by Charles Capper. Oxford, 649 pp., £23.99, June 2007, 978 0 19 506313 4

John Lanchester

Short Cuts: Decoding Hu Jintao

Tim Lewens

Max Perutz and the Secret of Life by Georgina Ferry. Chatto, 352 pp., £25, July 2007, 978 0 7011 7695 2

Hugh Pennington

Investigation into Outbreaks of ‘Clostridium difficile’ at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust  Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection, October 2007
Investigation into Outbreaks of ‘Clostridium difficile’ at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust  Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection, June 2006

Deborah Friedell

Bernard Malamud: A Writer’s Life by Philip Davis. Oxford, 377 pp., £18.99, September 2007, 978 0 19 927009 5

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Eastern Promises’

Andrew O’Hagan

The Mitfords: Letters between Six Sisters edited by Charlotte Mosley. Fourth Estate, 834 pp., £25, September 2007, 978 1 84115 790 0

Julian Bell

At Tate Britain: John Everett Millais

Anne Carson

Poem: ‘‘Deer (not a play)’’

Patrick Cockburn

Will Turkey Invade?

Mike Davis

Diary: California Burns

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