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Vol. 32 No. 7 · 8 April 2010

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Peter Campbell

Stephen Holmes

Bomb Power: The Modern Presidency and the National Security State by Garry Wills. Penguin Press, 278 pp., $27.95, January 2010, 978 1 59420 240 7

Letters

Anne-Solange Noble, Paul Jenkinson, Nicholas Faith, Mazen Labban, Mary Ann Caws, Christopher Bollas

Jackson Lears

Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us! by Ralph Nader. Seven Stories, 733 pp., $27.50, September 2009, 978 1 58322 903 3

Nicholas Spice

Family Britain 1951-57 by David Kynaston. Bloomsbury, 776 pp., £25, November 2009, 978 0 7475 8385 1

Tom Nairn

The End of the Party: The Rise and Fall of New Labour by Andrew Rawnsley. Viking, 802 pp., £25, March 2010, 978 0 670 91851 5
What Went Wrong, Gordon Brown?: How the Dream Job Turned Sour edited by Colin Hughes. Guardian, 294 pp., £8.99, January 2010, 978 0 85265 219 0
Broonland: The Last Days of Gordon Brown by Christopher Harvie. Verso, 206 pp., £8.99, February 2010, 978 1 84467 439 8

Stephanie Burt

Two Poems

Colm Tóibín

The Stubbornness of Lorenzo Lotto

Lorna Scott Fox

Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector by Benjamin Moser. Haus, 479 pp., £20, September 2009, 978 1 906598 42 6
The Apple in the Dark by Clarice Lispector, translated by Gregory Rabassa. Haus, 445 pp., £12.99, September 2009, 978 1 906598 45 7

Mark Mazower

Short Cuts: The Armenian Genocide

Eric Hobsbawm

Palmiro Togliatti: A Biography by Aldo Agosti, translated by Vanna Derosas and Jane Ennis. Tauris, 339 pp., £51.50, 1 84511 726 3
Il sarto di Ulm: Una possibile storia del PCI by Lucio Magri. Il Saggiatore, 454 pp., €21, October 2009, 978 88 428 1608 9

Alexander Murray

Saint Louis by Jacques Le Goff, translated by Gareth Evan Gollrad. Notre Dame, 947 pp., £61.95, February 2009, 978 0 268 03381 1

Miri Rubin

The Good Wife’s Guide: A Medieval Household Book translated by Gina Greco and Christine Rose. Cornell, 366 pp., £16.95, March 2009, 978 0 8014 7474 3

Peter Campbell

At Tate Britain: Chris Ofili

Stefan Collini

Unleashing Aspiration: The Final Report of the Panel on Fair Access to the Professions  Cabinet Office, 167 pp., July 2009
British Social Attitudes: The 26th Report  National Centre for Social Research, 294 pp., £50, January 2010, 978 1 84920 387 6
An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK: Report of the National Equality Panel  Government Equalities Office, 457 pp., January 2010

Alison Light

Diary: Wiltshire Baptists

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