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Vol. 31 No. 6 · 26 March 2009

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Peter Campbell

Bernard Porter

It’s Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistleblower by Michela Wrong. Fourth Estate, 354 pp., £12.99, February 2009, 978 0 00 724196 5

Letters

Andy Clark, Tony Wood, Kay Nicholson, Ana de Resende Waissbein, Mat Snow, Andrew Wilton, David Craig, Brian Lee, Tim Leggatt, Timothy Barnard, Editor, ‘London Review’, Don Ridgway

Ross McKibbin

Will We Care When Labour Loses?

Joshua Kurlantzick

Factory Girls: Voices from the Heart of Modern China by Leslie Chang. Picador, 432 pp., £12.99, February 2009, 978 0 330 50670 0
Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics: Entrepreneurship and the State by Yasheng Huang. Cambridge, 366 pp., £15.99, November 2008, 978 0 521 89810 2

David Simpson

Ernst Cassirer: The Last Philosopher of Culture by Edward Skidelsky. Princeton, 288 pp., £24.95, January 2009, 978 0 691 13134 4
The Symbolic Construction of Reality: The Legacy of Ernst Cassirer edited by Jeffrey Andrew Barash. Chicago, 223 pp., £26.50, January 2009, 978 0 226 03686 1

Graham Robb

Eccentricity and the Cultural Imagination in 19th-Century Paris by Miranda Gill. Oxford, 328 pp., £55, January 2009, 978 0 19 954328 1

Andrew Bacevich

The Gamble: General Petraeus and the Untold Story of the American Surge in Iraq by Thomas E. Ricks. Allen Lane, 394 pp., £25, February 2009, 978 1 84614 145 4

John Mearsheimer

The Lobby Falters

Piero Gleijeses

Guantanamo: A Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution by Jana Lipman. California, 325 pp., £17.95, December 2008, 978 0 520 25540 1

Jeremy Harding

Short Cuts: The French Foreign Legion

Tom Bingham

At the White House’s Whim

Tariq Ali

After Lahore

Steven Shapin

Mortal Coil: A Short History of Living Longer by David Boyd Haycock. Yale, 308 pp., £18.99, June 2008, 978 0 300 11778 3

Jamie McKendrick

Paradiso by Dante, translated by Robin Kirkpatrick. Penguin, 480 pp., £12.99, October 2007, 978 0 14 044897 9
Paradiso by Dante, translated by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander. Anchor, 915 pp., $19.95, September 2008, 978 1 4000 3115 3

Peter Campbell

At the National Gallery: Picasso’s Borrowings

Jenny Turner

Twilight directed by Catherine Hardwick.November 2008
Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer. Atom, 757 pp., £12.99, August 2008, 978 1 905654 28 4

David Thomson

Diary: Alcatraz

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