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Vol. 29 No. 23 · 29 November 2007

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Vol. 29 No. 23 · 29 November 2007

James Davidson

Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanagh. Fig Tree, 787 pp., £25, September 2007, 978 1 905490 15 8

Letters

Lester Coleman, Graeme Wood, Jerry Fodor, Benjamin Friedman, Michael Robertson, George Donaldson, Malcolm Reid, Joshua Cohen, Barry Cant, Marjorie Farquharson, J.P. Roos

Robin Robertson

Poem: ‘By Clachan Bridge’

Greg Grandin

Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power by Robert Dallek. Allen Lane, 740 pp., £30, August 2007, 978 0 7139 9796 5
Henry Kissinger and the American Century by Jeremi Suri. Harvard, 368 pp., £18.95, July 2007, 978 0 674 02579 0

David Runciman

Non-Governmental Politics edited by Michel Feher. Zone, 693 pp., £24.95, May 2007, 978 1 890951 74 0

Tom Paulin

Letters of Ted Hughes edited by Christopher Reid. Faber, 756 pp., £30, November 2007, 978 0 571 22138 7

Mark Ford

Elizabeth Bishop’s Aviary

Jeremy Harding

Short Cuts: Embedded in Iraq

Peter Campbell

Mirror of the World: A New History of Art by Julian Bell. Thames and Hudson, 496 pp., £24.95, October 2007, 978 0 500 23837 0

David Simpson

No Caption Needed: Iconic Photographs, Public Culture and Liberal Democracy by Robert Hariman and John Louis Lucaites. Chicago, 419 pp., £19, June 2007, 978 0 226 31606 2

R.W. Johnson

Fateful Choices: Ten Decisions that Changed the World 1940-41 by Ian Kershaw. Allen Lane, 624 pp., £30, June 2007, 978 0 7139 9712 5

John Glenday

Two Poems

J.L. Nelson

God’s War: A New History of the Crusades by Christopher Tyerman. Penguin, 1024 pp., £12.99, October 2007, 978 0 14 026980 2

Peter Campbell

At Tate Modern: Louise Bourgeois

Patrick Collinson

Thomas Cromwell: The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII’s Most Notorious Minister by Robert Hutchinson. Weidenfeld, 360 pp., £20, February 2007, 978 0 297 84642 0

T.C. Smout

Woodlands by Oliver Rackham. Collins, 609 pp., £25, September 2006, 0 00 720243 1
Beechcombings: The Narratives of Trees by Richard Mabey. Chatto, 289 pp., £20, October 2007, 978 1 85619 733 5
Wildwood: A Journey through Trees by Roger Deakin. Hamish Hamilton, 391 pp., £20, May 2007, 978 0 241 14184 7
The Wild Trees: What if the Last Wilderness Is above Our Heads? by Richard Preston. Allen Lane, 294 pp., £20, August 2007, 978 1 84614 023 5

Thomas Jones

Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson. Picador, 614 pp., £16.99, November 2007, 978 0 330 44920 5

Alexander Zevin

Paris, 18 October

Ruth Padel

Diary: Singing Madrigals

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