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Vol. 32 No. 22 · 18 November 2010

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Vol. 32 No. 22 · 18 November 2010

David Bromwich

The Fastidious President

Letters

Vitor Alves, Grant Duncan, Constance Blackwell, Ben Bollig, Barbara Smoker, Malcolm Andrews, Albion Urdank, M. Smithurst, Roger Morsley-Smith, Louise Hirsch, Nicholas Faith, Geoffrey Taunton

Julian Barnes

Madame Bovary: Provincial Ways by Gustave Flaubert and Lydia Davis. Penguin, 342 pp., £20, November 2010, 978 1 84614 104 1

Ross McKibbin

Nothing to do with the economy

August Kleinzahler

Two Poems

Blair Worden

Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon by Nigel Smith. Yale, 400 pp., £25, September 2010, 978 0 300 11221 4

Peter Campbell

On Radio 4: ‘A History of the World in 100 Objects’

Bernard Porter

GCHQ: The Uncensored Story of Britain’s Most Secret Intelligence Agency by Richard Aldrich. Harper, 666 pp., £30, June 2010, 978 0 00 727847 3

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: The 1970s

Gilberto Perez

Hollywood Westerns and American Myth by Robert Pippin. Yale, 198 pp., £25, May 2010, 978 0 300 14577 9

R.F. Langley

Poem: ‘To a Nightingale’

David Simpson

None of Us Were Like This Before: American Soldiers and Torture by Joshua Phillips. Verso, 237 pp., £16.99, September 2010, 978 1 84467 599 9

Tim Lewens

Unsimple Truths: Science, Complexity and Policy by Sandra Mitchell. Chicago, 149 pp., £19, December 2009, 978 0 226 53262 2

Robin Robertson

Poem: ‘Strindberg in Skovlyst’

Greg Woolf

Archimedes and the Roman Imagination by Mary Jaeger. Michigan, 230 pp., £64.50, June 2010, 978 0 472 11630 0

Tessa Hadley

I Curse the River of Time by Per Petterson, translated by Anne Born. Harvill Secker, 233 pp., £12.99, July 2010, 978 1 84655 301 1

Adam Reiss

Diary: On a Dawn Raid

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