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Vol. 30 No. 9 · 8 May 2008

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

R.W. Johnson

Where do we go from here?

Letters

Bill McIntosh, Stefan Collini, George Schlesinger, Russell Bennetts, Bill Barker, Michael Houstoun, Jean Elliott

Stephen Holmes

The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein. Penguin, 558 pp., £8.99, June 2008, 978 0 14 102453 0

Wystan Curnow

Poem: ‘Critical Dialysis’

Michael Dobson

The Lodger: Shakespeare in Silver Street by Charles Nicholl. Allen Lane, 378 pp., £20, November 2007, 978 0 7139 9890 0

Barbara Everett

Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Sonnet

Jeremy Harding

Fleeing Hitler: France 1940 by Hanna Diamond. Oxford, 255 pp., £16.99, June 2007, 978 0 19 280618 5
Journal 1942-44 by Hélène Berr. Tallandier, 301 pp., €20, January 2008, 978 2 84734 500 1

Elisabeth Ladenson

Madame Proust: A Biography by Evelyne Bloch-Dano, translated by Alice Kaplan. Chicago, 310 pp., £16, October 2007, 978 0 226 05642 5

Daniel Soar

Short Cuts: Terror Suspects

Peter Green

The Greeks and Greek Love: A Radical Reappraisal of Homosexuality in Ancient Greece by James Davidson. Weidenfeld, 634 pp., £30, November 2007, 978 0 297 81997 4

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Stop-Loss’

Donald MacKenzie

End-of-the-World Trade

Colin Burrow

The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie. Cape, 356 pp., £16.99, April 2008, 978 0 224 06163 6

Matthew Hollis

Poem: ‘The Sea Stick’

Lorna Scott Fox

Deaf Sentence by David Lodge. Harvill Secker, 294 pp., £17.99, May 2008, 978 1 84655 167 3

David Wheatley

Two Poems

Tony Wood

Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms edited and translated by Matvei Yankelevich. Overlook Duckworth, 287 pp., £20, October 2007, 978 1 58567 743 6

Peter Campbell

At the British Museum: American Prints

Manjushree Thapa

Diary: The Maoists Come to Power

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