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Vol. 32 No. 4 · 25 February 2010

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Vol. 32 No. 4 · 25 February 2010

Keith Gessen

The Quality of Freedom: Khodorkovsky, Putin and the Yukos Affair by Richard Sakwa. Oxford, 426 pp., £55, May 2009, 978 0 19 921157 9

Letters

William Wheeler, David Rose, Jeremy Bernstein, Anne Summers, Klemens Renoldner and six others, Colin Crisp, Mark Williams, Adam Barker, Krzysztof Fijalkowski, Malcolm Ross, Laleh Khalili

Ross McKibbin

Good for Business

Susan Pedersen

Demobbed: Coming Home after the Second World War by Alan Allport. Yale, 265 pp., £20, October 2009, 978 0 300 14043 9
The Flyer: British Culture and the Royal Air Force, 1939-45 by Martin Francis. Oxford, 266 pp., £32, November 2008, 978 0 19 927748 3

Anne Carson

Poem: ‘Good Dog’

Andrew O’Hagan

The Book of the Moon by Rick Stroud. Doubleday, 368 pp., £16.99, May 2009, 978 0 385 61386 6
Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon by Craig Nelson. John Murray, 404 pp., £18.99, June 2009, 978 0 7195 6948 7
Magnificent Desolation: The Long Journey Home from the Moon by Buzz Aldrin and Ken Abraham. Bloomsbury, 336 pp., £16.99, July 2009, 978 1 4088 0402 5

Graham Robb

The Gargoyles of Notre-Dame: Medievalism and the Monsters of Modernity by Michael Camille. Chicago, 439 pp., £34, June 2009, 978 0 226 09245 4

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘Untitled’

Richard Hamblyn

To Sea and Back: The Heroic Life of the Atlantic Salmon by Richard Shelton. Atlantic, 213 pp., £18.99, October 2009, 978 1 84354 784 6

Peter Campbell

At Victoria Miro: William Eggleston

Seamus Perry

Anna Letitia Barbauld: Voice of the Enlightenment by William McCarthy. Johns Hopkins, 725 pp., £32, December 2008, 978 0 8018 9016 1

Jenny Diski

Short Cuts: Fragrant Antonia Fraser

Tim Whitmarsh

Lucian: A Selection edited by Neil Hopkinson. Cambridge, 239 pp., £19.99, October 2008, 978 0 521 84200 6

Emma Dench

Rome’s Cultural Revolution by Andrew Wallace-Hadrill. Cambridge, 502 pp., £29.99, November 2008, 978 0 521 72160 8

John Pemble

Incest and Influence: The Private Life of Bourgeois England by Adam Kuper. Harvard, 296 pp., £20.95, November 2009, 978 0 674 03589 8

Michael Wood

At the Movies: Yasujiro Ozu

Peter Mair

A Very British Revolution: The Expenses Scandal and How to Save Our Democracy by Martin Bell. Icon, 246 pp., £11.99, October 2009, 978 1 84831 096 4

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘Closing It Down on the Palisades’

Will Self

Diary: On the Common

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