Vol. 31 No. 5 · 12 March 2009

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Neal Ascherson

The Bard: Robert Burns, a Biography by Robert Crawford. Cape, 466 pp., £20, January 2009, 978 0 224 07768 2

Letters

Thomas Laqueur, Glen Newey, Jeremy Bernstein, Edward Field, Lisa Appignanesi, Hugh Wright, Richard Bates, John Jones, Victoria Owens

Hal Foster

Correspondence: The Foundation of the Situationist International (June 1957-60) by Guy Debord, translated by Stuart Kendall and John McHale. Semiotext(e), 397 pp., £12.95, February 2009, 978 1 58435 055 2

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘The Class’

Richard Gott

Cornelius Cardew: A Life Unfinished by John Tilbury. Copula, 1069 pp., £45, October 2008, 978 0 9525492 3 9

Perry Anderson

An Invertebrate Left

Peter Campbell

At Tate Britain: Van Dyck’s Portraits

Colin Burrow

Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio, translated by J.G. Nichols. Oneworld, 660 pp., £12.99, May 2008, 978 1 84749 057 5

Ruth Padel

Two Poems

Michael Hofmann

The Whole Difference: Selected Writings of Hugo von Hofmannsthal edited by J.D. McClatchy. Princeton, 502 pp., £24.95, October 2008, 978 0 691 12909 9

Katie Trumpener

Nazis and the Cinema by Susan Tegel. Continuum, 324 pp., £30, April 2008, 978 1 84725 211 1
Cinema and the Swastika: The International Expansion of Third Reich Cinema edited by Roel Vande Winkel and David Welch. Palgrave, 342 pp., £62, February 2007, 978 1 4039 9491 2
Prague in Danger: The Years of German Occupation 1939-45 by Peter Demetz. Farrar, Straus, 274 pp., $25, April 2009, 978 0 374 28126 7

Jenny Diski

Short Cuts: Gail and Jade and Me

Tom Shippey

The Battle of Hastings: The Fall of Anglo-Saxon England by Harriet Harvey Wood. Atlantic, 257 pp., £17.99, November 2008, 978 1 84354 807 2

Miles Taylor

The Letters of Richard Cobden. Vol. I: 1815-47 edited by Anthony Howe. Oxford, 529 pp., £100, November 2007, 978 0 19 921195 1

José Harris

The Invention of Altruism: Making Moral Meanings in Victorian Britain by Thomas Dixon. British Academy, 420 pp., £60, May 2008, 978 0 19 726426 3

Joanna Biggs

Artificial Snow by Florian Zeller, translated by Sue Rose. Pushkin, 119 pp., £10, January 2009, 978 1 901285 84 0
Elle t’attend by Florian Zeller. Flammarion, 154 pp., €12, September 2008, 978 2 08 120749 3

David Harsent

Four Poems

Thomas Jones

Land of Marvels by Barry Unsworth. Hutchinson, 287 pp., £18.99, January 2009, 978 0 09 192617 5

Tariq Ali

Diary: The Future of Cricket

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