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Vol. 30 No. 1 · 3 January 2008

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Alan Bennett

Diary: What I Didn’t Do in 2007

Letters

Max Zweig, Joel Berglund, David Graeber, Sam Abrams, Simon Blackburn, Jerry Coyne, Philip Kitcher, Tim Lewens, Steven Rose, Jerry Fodor, Sheldon Litt, Richard McClean, James Valentine, Nazir Dhoki, Editor, ‘London Review’

John Lanchester

Cityphilia

Michael Wood

The Maias: Episodes from Romantic Life by José Maria Eça de Queirós, translated by Margaret Jull Costa. Dedalus, 714 pp., £15, March 2007, 978 1 903517 53 6

Colm Tóibín

The Complete Letters of Henry James, 1855-72: Volume I edited by Pierre Walker and Greg Zacharias. Nebraska, 391 pp., £57, January 2007, 978 0 8032 2584 8
The Complete Letters of Henry James, 1855-72: Volume II edited by Pierre Walker and Greg Zacharias. Nebraska, 524 pp., £60, January 2007, 978 0 8032 2607 4

Julian Bell

A Life of Picasso. Vol. III: The Triumphant Years 1917-32 by John Richardson. Cape, 592 pp., £30, November 2007, 978 0 224 03121 9

Tom Shippey

From Asgard to Valhalla: The Remarkable History of the Norse Myths by Heather O’Donoghue. Tauris, 224 pp., £20, April 2007, 978 1 84511 357 5

Neal Ascherson

The Price of Scotland: Darien, Union and the Wealth of Nations by Douglas Watt. Luath, 312 pp., £8.99, January 2007, 978 1 906307 09 7

Adam Shatz

Short Cuts: Condoleezza Rice

David Runciman

Brown and Friends

Inigo Thomas

Success and James Maxton

Thomas Sugrue

The Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater. Princeton, 144 pp., £8.95, June 2007, 978 0 691 13117 7

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘Day Off’

Susan Eilenberg

The Maytrees by Annie Dillard. Hesperus, 185 pp., £12.99, September 2007, 978 1 84391 710 6

Peter Howarth

Letter to Patience by John Haynes. Seren, 79 pp., £7.99, April 2006, 1 85411 412 3

Dave Haslam

Juvenes: The Joy Division Photographs of Kevin Cummins  To Hell with Publishing, 189 pp., £200, December 2007
Joy Division: Piece by Piece by Paul Morley. Plexus, 384 pp., £14.99, December 2007, 978 0 85965 404 3
Control directed by Anton Corbijn.

Craig Clunas

At the British Museum: the Terracotta Army

Ben Anderson

Diary: in Afghanistan

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