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Vol. 31 No. 17 · 10 September 2009

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Vol. 31 No. 17 · 10 September 2009

John Burnside

Who Chose Them?

Letters

Keith Sellars, Edward Pearce, Anne Summers, Alex Johnston, Patrick Power, Paul Barker, Deborah Friedell, Anthony Paul, Gordon Petherbridge, Editor, ‘London Review’

Fredric Jameson

The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood. Bloomsbury, 434 pp., £18.99, September 2009, 978 0 7475 8516 9

C.K. Stead

Poem: ‘Nine Ways of Looking at a Fantail’

Thomas Jones

Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon. Cape, 369 pp., £18.99, August 2009, 978 0 224 08948 7

Chris Andrews

Poem: ‘Nap’

Sheila Fitzpatrick

Zhivago’s Children: The Last Russian Intelligentsia by Vladislav Zubok. Harvard, 453 pp., £25.95, May 2009, 978 0 674 03344 3

Ilan Pappe

In Upper Nazareth

Rosemary Hill

James Lees-Milne: The Life by Michael Bloch. Murray, 400 pp., £25, September 2009, 978 0 7195 6034 7

Frank Kermode

Muriel Spark: The Biography by Martin Stannard. Weidenfeld, 627 pp., £25, July 2009, 978 0 297 81592 1

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Inglourious Basterds’

Robert Hanks

Turbulence by Giles Foden. Faber, 353 pp., £16.99, June 2009, 978 0 571 20522 6

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: Valets

R.W. Johnson

D-Day: The Battle for Normandy by Antony Beevor. Viking, 591 pp., £25, May 2009, 978 0 670 88703 3

Brent Hayes Edwards

Memoires des esclavages: la fondation d’un centre national pour la memoire des esclavages et de leurs abolitions by Edouard Glissant. Gallimard, 192 pp., €14.90, May 2007, 978 2 07 078554 4
The French Atlantic Triangle: Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade by Christopher Miller. Duke, 571 pp., £20.99, March 2008, 978 0 8223 4151 2

Bee Wilson

Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde by Jeff Guinn. Simon and Schuster, 467 pp., £14.99, May 2009, 978 1 84737 134 8

Peter Campbell

In a Bookshop: Penguin by Illustrators

Caroline Maclean

The Tenth Muse: Writing about Cinema in the Modernist Period by Laura Marcus. Oxford, 562 pp., £39, December 2007, 978 0 19 923027 3

Steven Shapin

Notes on a Cellar-Book by George Saintsbury, edited by Thomas Pinney. California, 348 pp., £20.95, October 2008, 978 0 520 25352 0

Judith Baker and Ian Hacking

Diary: Walking in the Andes

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