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Vol. 30 No. 19 · 9 October 2008

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Vol. 30 No. 19 · 9 October 2008

Alan Hollinghurst

Belchamber by Howard Sturgis. NYRB, 345 pp., £8.99, May 2008, 978 1 59017 266 7

Letters

Martin Carrick, Lyn Julius, Nicholas Simmons, Jenny Turner, J. Elfenbein, Paul Edwards

Jonathan Raban

Cut, Kill, Dig, Drill

Adam Shatz

Short Cuts: Obsession with Islam

David Runciman

Free Riding by Richard Tuck. Harvard, 223 pp., £22.95, June 2008, 978 0 674 02834 0

Jenny Turner

This Is Not about Me by Janice Galloway. Granta, 341 pp., £16.99, September 2008, 978 1 84708 061 5

Michael Hofmann

Poem: ‘Letter from Australia’

Mark Ford

Home by Marilynne Robinson. Virago, 325 pp., £16.99, September 2008, 978 1 84408 549 1

Jenny Diski

Jews and Shoes edited by Edna Nahshon. Berg, 226 pp., £17.99, August 2008, 978 1 84788 050 5

Hal Foster

The Medium is the Market

Andrew Saint

On Jews Walk

Matthew Kelly

The Irish in Postwar Britain by Enda Delaney. Oxford, 232 pp., £55, September 2007, 978 0 19 927667 7

Peter Campbell

In the Street

James C. Scott

Empires of Intelligence: Security Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914 by Martin Thomas. California, 428 pp., £29.95, October 2007, 978 0 520 25117 5

Matthew Reynolds

The Poems of Robert Browning. Vol. III: 1847-61 edited by John Woolford, Daniel Karlin and Joseph Phelan. Longman, 753 pp., £100, November 2007, 978 0 582 08453 7

T.J. Clark

Poem: ‘All Night Sitting’

Michael Wood

At the Movies: Max Ophuls

Leah Price

Used Books: Marking Readers in Renaissance England by William Sherman. Pennsylvania, 259 pp., £29.50, April 2008, 978 0 8122 4043 6

Clancy Sigal

Diary: Among the Draft-Dodgers

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