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Vol. 30 No. 11 · 5 June 2008

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Peter Campbell

Nicholas Spice

Greed by Elfriede Jelinek, translated by Martin Chalmers. Serpent’s Tail, 340 pp., £7.99, July 2008, 978 1 84668 666 5

Letters

William Grant, Shego Jinpa, Donald Lopez, Michel Thibaud, Mat Pires, Brian Vickers, Martin Sanderson, Salah el Serafy, William Vesterman

Frank Kermode

Culture and Sacrifice: Ritual Death in Literature and Opera by Derek Hughes. Cambridge, 313 pp., £45, October 2007, 978 0 521 86733 7

Jenny Turner

The Collected Stories by Lorrie Moore. Faber, 656 pp., £20, May 2008, 978 0 571 23934 4

Theo Tait

Born Yesterday: The News as a Novel by Gordon Burn. Faber, 214 pp., £15.99, April 2008, 978 0 571 19729 3

David Runciman

The Cattle-Prod Election

Thomas Cohen

Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics by Filippo de Vivo. Oxford, 312 pp., £60, October 2007, 978 0 19 922706 8

Stephen Sedley

No Ordinary Law

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: from Bethlehem

Michael Wood

At the Movies: The Devil and Robert Bresson

Maurice Keen

The Fears of Henry IV: The Life of England’s Self-Made King by Ian Mortimer. Vintage, 480 pp., £8.99, July 2008, 978 1 84413 529 5

Brian Dillon

The Inner Touch: Archaeology of a Sensation by Daniel Heller-Roazen. Zone, 386 pp., £21.95, June 2007, 978 1 890951 76 4

Hugh Pennington

Disasters and Disease

Jonathan Barnes

Creationism and Its Critics in Antiquity by David Sedley. California, 269 pp., £17.95, January 2008, 978 0 520 25364 3

Patrick Collinson

Last Witnesses: The Muggletonian History, 1652-1979 by William Lamont. Ashgate, 267 pp., £55, August 2006, 0 7546 5532 6

Peter Campbell

In Bexhill: Unpopular Culture

Louisa Waugh

Diary: Living in Gaza

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