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Vol. 33 No. 11 · 2 June 2011

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Peter Campbell

Michael Wood

The Complete Works of W.H. Auden: Prose Vol. IV, 1956-62 edited by Edward Mendelson. Princeton, 982 pp., £44.95, January 2011, 978 0 691 14755 0

Letters

Peter Brooks, Dhananjay Jagannathan, Richard Barltrop, Howard Cooper, John Owen, Nigel Ganly, Iain Bamforth, Michael Davies, Howard Millbank, Penelope Woolfitt, Editor, ‘London Review’

Ross McKibbin

Can Clegg be forgiven?

Neal Ascherson

Wolves in the Drawing Room

Stefan Collini

Ernest Gellner: An Intellectual Biography by John Hall. Verso, 400 pp., £29.99, July 2010, 978 1 84467 602 6

Mohamad Bazzi

We don’t want to lose you, but we think you ought to go

Tim Parks

Wish You Were Here by Graham Swift. Picador, 353 pp., £18.99, June 2011, 978 0 330 53583 0

Peter Campbell

At the Wellcome: ‘Dirt’

Theo Tait

At Last by Edward St Aubyn. Picador, 266 pp., £16.99, May 2011, 978 0 330 43590 1

Howard Hotson

Short Cuts: For-Profit Universities

Jon Day

Swamplandia! by Karen Russell. Chatto, 316 pp., £12.99, March 2011, 978 0 7011 8602 9

John Burnside

I put a spell on you

Galen Strawson

Saving God: Religion after Idolatry by Mark Johnston. Princeton, 198 pp., £16.95, August 2009, 978 0 691 14394 1
Surviving Death by Mark Johnston. Princeton, 393 pp., £24.95, February 2010, 978 0 691 13012 5

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Christians and Pagans: The Conversion of Britain from Alban to Bede by Malcolm Lambert. Yale, 329 pp., £30, September 2010, 978 0 300 11908 4

Nick Wilding

Galileo: Watcher of the Skies by David Wootton. Yale, 328 pp., £25, October 2010, 978 0 300 12536 8
Galileo by J.L. Heilbron. Oxford, 508 pp., £20, October 2010, 978 0 19 958352 2

Charles Simic

Two Poems

Safa Al Ahmad

Diary: In Saudi Arabia

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