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Vol. 33 No. 4 · 17 February 2011

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Vol. 33 No. 4 · 17 February 2011

Issandr El Amrani

Why Tunis, Why Cairo?

Letters

J. Oldaker, Joseph Choonara, Martin Sanderson, William Sherman, Morris Singer, Simon Down, David Maclagan, Stephen Kay, Gordon Petherbridge, Damian Grant, David Arney, Malcolm Mitchell, Phil Gyford, Brian McAvera, Osi Rhys Osmond, François Thouvenot, David Auerbach

Henry Siegman

Obama’s Choice

Adam Shatz

After Mubarak

Michael Wood

Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Harvill, 513 pp., £20, October 2011, 978 1 84655 379 0

Robin Robertson

Two Poems

Sheila Fitzpatrick

Lost to the Collective: Suicide and the Promise of Soviet Socialism, 1921-29 by Kenneth Pinnow. Cornell, 276 pp., £32.95, March 2011, 978 0 8014 4766 2

Jeremy Harding

Talking to the Enemy: Violent Extremism, Sacred Values and What It Means to Be Human by Scott Atran. Allen Lane, 558 pp., £25, November 2010, 978 1 84614 412 7

Tony Harrison

Poem: ‘Cornet and Cartridge’

Mark Kishlansky

The Complete Works of Gerrard Winstanley by Thomas Corns, Ann Hughes and David Loewenstein. Oxford, 1065 pp., £189, December 2009, 978 0 19 957606 7

Colin Burrow

The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vols XXI-XXIII: The Lives of the Poets edited by John Middendorf. Yale, 1696 pp., £180, July 2010, 978 0 300 12314 2

John Lanchester

Short Cuts: Unlikeabilityfest

Mary Beard

Full Circle: How the Classical World Came Back to Us by Ferdinand Mount. Simon and Schuster, 438 pp., £20, June 2010, 978 1 84737 798 2

Robert Crawford

Two Poems

Emma Dench

Popular Culture in Ancient Rome by Jerry Toner. Polity, 253 pp., £17.99, July 2009, 978 0 7456 4310 6

Christopher Tayler

The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them by Elif Batuman. Granta, 296 pp., £16.99, April 2011, 978 1 84708 313 5

Thomas Jones

Pulse by Julian Barnes. Cape, 228 pp., £16.99, January 2011, 978 0 224 09108 4
Nothing to Be Frightened Of by Julian Barnes. Vintage, 250 pp., £8.99, March 2009, 978 0 09 952374 1

T.J. Clark

At Tate Modern: Gabriel Orozco

David Kaiser

Cycles of Time by Roger Penrose. Bodley Head, 288 pp., £25, September 2010, 978 0 224 08036 1
How Old Is the Universe? by David Weintraub. Princeton, 370 pp., £20.95, 0 691 14731 0

Anne Enright

Diary: Lessons from Angela Carter

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