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Vol. 31 No. 23 · 3 December 2009

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Vol. 31 No. 23 · 3 December 2009

Letters

Charles Dodd, A.W. Brian Simpson, Jon Day, Robin Dibblee, Malcolm Deas, Jonathan Steinberg, Edwin Frank, Robin Kinross, Editor, ‘London Review’

Michael Wood

The Letters of T.S. Eliot, Vol. II: 1923-25 edited by Valerie Eliot and Hugh Haughton. Faber, 878 pp., £35, November 2009, 978 0 571 14081 7

Lawrence Rainey

The Letters of T.S. Eliot, Vol. I: 1898-1922 edited by Valerie Eliot and Hugh Haughton. Faber, 871 pp., £35, November 2009, 978 0 571 23509 4

Colin Kidd

Personal Responsibility: Why It Matters by Alexander Brown. Continuum, 214 pp., £12.99, September 2009, 978 1 84706 399 1

Richard J. Evans

The Annales School: An Intellectual History by André Burguière, translated by Jane Marie Todd. Cornell, 309 pp., £24.95, 0 8014 4665 1

Geoffrey Hosking

Russia against Napoleon: The Battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814 by Dominic Lieven. Allen Lane, 618 pp., £30, October 2009, 978 0 7139 9637 1

Benjamin Kunkel

Your Face Tomorrow 3: Poison, Shadow and Farewell by Javier Marías, translated by Margaret Jull Costa. Chatto, 545 pp., £18.99, November 2009, 978 0 7011 8342 4

Daljit Nagra

Poem: ‘This Be the Pukka Verse’

Stuart Kelly

All the Colours of the Town by Liam McIlvanney. Faber, 329 pp., £12.99, August 2009, 978 0 571 23983 2

Tony Wood

In Excess: Sergei Eisenstein’s Mexico by Masha Salazkina. Chicago, 221 pp., £27.50, April 2009, 978 0 226 73414 9

Colin Dayan

Short Cuts: ‘Dangerous’ Dogs

Sanjay Subrahmanyam

Stranglers and Bandits: A Historical Anthology of ‘Thuggee’ edited by Kim Wagner. Oxford, 318 pp., £22.99, January 2009, 978 0 19 569815 2

Peter Campbell

At the National Gallery: ‘The Sacred Made Real’

Rebecca Solnit

Dead Pool: Lake Powell, Global Warming and the Future of Water in the West by James Lawrence Powell. California, 283 pp., £19.95, January 2010, 978 0 520 25477 0

Ruth Padel

Poem: ‘Writing a Postcard after a War’

Ange Mlinko

The Collected Poems of Barbara Guest edited by Hadley Haden Guest. Wesleyan, 525 pp., £33.95, July 2008, 978 0 8195 6860 1
Women, the New York School and Other True Abstractions by Maggie Nelson. Iowa, 288 pp., £38.50, December 2007, 978 1 58729 615 4

Barbara Newman

Gilte Legende Vol. I edited by Richard Hamer and Vida Russell. Early English Text Society (Oxford), 496 pp., £65, November 2006, 0 19 920577 9
Gilte Legende Vol. II edited by Richard Hamer and Vida Russell. Early English Text Society (Oxford), 1036 pp., £65, August 2007, 978 0 19 923439 4

Robin Robertson

Poem: ‘The Daughters of Minyas’

Lee Palmer Wandel

The Last Witch of Langenburg: Murder in a German Village by Thomas Robisheaux. Norton, 427 pp., £18.99, March 2009, 978 0 393 06551 0

Andrew O’Hagan

Diary: Grief and the Cameras

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