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Vol. 31 No. 16 · 27 August 2009

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Vol. 31 No. 16 · 27 August 2009

Amit Chaudhuri

The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam. Faber, 436 pp., £7.99, June 2009, 978 0 571 23880 4

Letters

Lara Pawson, Anonymous, Chris King, Alan Koenig, James Carmichael, Tim Johnson, Roberto Zapperi, John Burnside, Desmond Logan, Eric Hunter, Mary Anne Macdonald, Raymond Aronson, Les Filotas, Evert Vedung

Ian Jack

When the Lights Went Out: Britain in the Seventies by Andy Beckett. Faber, 576 pp., £20, May 2009, 978 0 571 22136 3

Walter Benn Michaels

Who Cares about the White Working Class? edited by Kjartan Páll Sveinsson. Runnymede Perspectives, 72 pp., January 2009, 978 1 906732 10 3

Daniel Finn

Community Relations

Bernard Porter

Warlord: A Life of Churchill at War, 1874-1945 by Carlo D’Este. Allen Lane, 960 pp., £30, April 2009, 978 0 7139 9753 8

Barbara Graziosi

Travelling Heroes: Greeks and Their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer by Robin Lane Fox. Penguin, 528 pp., £10.99, September 2009, 978 0 14 024499 1

Sanjay Subrahmanyam

Gabriel García Márquez: A Life by Gerald Martin. Bloomsbury, 668 pp., £25, October 2008, 978 0 7475 9476 5

Robin Robertson

Three Poems

Peter Campbell

At the National Gallery: French Landscape Painting

Marina Warner

Baba Yaga Laid an Egg by Dubravka Ugrešić, translated by Ellen Elias Bursác, Celia Hawkesworth and Mark Thompson. Canongate, 327 pp., £14.99, May 2009, 978 1 84767 066 3

Daniel Soar

Short Cuts: The Open Left Project

Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen

Hysterical Men: The Hidden History of Male Nervous Illness by Mark Micale. Harvard, 366 pp., £19.95, December 2008, 978 0 674 03166 1

John Ashbery

Three Poems

Jim Holt

Naming Infinity: A True Story of Religious Mysticism and Mathematical Creativity by Loren Graham and Jean-Michel Kantor. Harvard, 256 pp., £19.95, April 2009, 978 0 674 03293 4

Geoffrey Hawthorn

Max Weber: A Biography by Joachim Radkau, translated by Patrick Camiller. Polity, 683 pp., £25, January 2009, 978 0 7456 4147 8

Mark Ford

Poem: ‘White Nights’

John Connelly

Hitler’s Beneficiaries: How the Nazis Bought the German People by Götz Aly, translated by Jefferson Chase. Verso, 448 pp., £19.99, August 2007, 978 1 84467 217 2

Glen Newey

A View from the Foothills: The Diaries of Chris Mullin by Chris Mullin. Profile, 590 pp., £20, March 2009, 978 1 84668 223 0

Terry Castle

Diary: Moving House

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