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Vol. 32 No. 21 · 4 November 2010

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Vol. 32 No. 21 · 4 November 2010

Jeremy Harding

Le mythe gaullien by Sudhir Hazareesingh. Gallimard, 280 pp., €21, May 2010, 978 2 07 012851 8
The General: Charles de Gaulle and the France He Saved by Jonathan Fenby. Simon and Schuster, 707 pp., £30, June 2010, 978 1 84737 392 2

Letters

José de Pietro, Richard Butler, Glen Newey, Gavin Townsend, Alex Johnston, Alan Arikian, Lawrence Hanlon, Oleg Gelikman, Helen Cooper, Robert Jones, Roger Tingle

Terry Castle

Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt by Robert Gottlieb. Yale, 233 pp., £18.99, October 2010, 978 0 300 14127 6

Peter Campbell

At the V&A: The Ballets Russes

Tim Parks

Nemesis by Philip Roth. Cape, 280 pp., £16.99, October 2010, 978 0 224 08953 1

Michael Hofmann

Old Masters: A Comedy by Thomas Bernhard, translated by Ewald Osers. Penguin, 247 pp., £9.99, May 2010, 978 0 14 119271 0

Richard J. Evans

Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy Snyder. Bodley Head, 524 pp., £25, September 2010, 978 0 224 08141 2

Stefan Collini

Securing a Sustainable Future for Higher Education: An Independent Review of Higher Education Funding and Student Finance by Lord Browne et al.62 pp., October 2010

Jenny Diski

Short Cuts: HRH

James Macdonald

High Financier: The Life and Time of Siegmund Warburg by Niall Ferguson. Allen Lane, 548 pp., £30, July 2010, 978 0 7139 9871 9

Julie Peters

Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates by Adrian Johns. Chicago, 626 pp., £24, February 2010, 978 0 226 40118 8

Terry Eagleton

The Brontës: Tales of Glass Town, Angria and Gondal edited by Christine Alexander. Oxford, 620 pp., £12.99, September 2010, 978 0 19 282763 0

Amanda Vickery

The Pen and the People: English Letter-Writers 1660-1800 by Susan Whyman. Oxford, 400 pp., £30, October 2009, 978 0 19 953244 5
Becoming a Woman in the Age of Letters by Dena Goodman. Cornell, 408 pp., £24.50, June 2009, 978 0 8014 7545 0

Anne Carson

Poem: ‘Sonnet Isolate’

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘The Social Network’

Barbara Taylor

Women and Enlightenment in 18th-Century Britain by Karen O’Brien. Cambridge, 310 pp., £17.99, March 2009, 978 0 521 77427 7

Andrew O’Hagan

Oprah: A Biography by Kitty Kelley. Crown, 544 pp., £19.50, April 2010, 978 0 307 39486 6

Hilary Mantel

Diary: Meeting the Devil

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