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Vol. 33 No. 12 · 16 June 2011

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Stephen Sedley

The Goodwin and Giggs Show

Letters

Lawrence Rosen, Maurice Plaskow, Tim Allen, John Hipkin, Eric Gordon, Eoin Dillon, Kristin Surak, James Oakes, Tom Smith, Alan Williamson

Jacqueline Rose

The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg edited by Georg Adler, Peter Hudis and Annelies Laschitza, translated by George Shriver. Verso, 609 pp., £25, February 2011, 978 1 84467 453 4

Tariq Ali

Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan 1979-89 by Rodric Braithwaite. Profile, 417 pp., £25, March 2011, 978 1 84668 054 0
A Long Goodbye: The Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan by Artemy Kalinovsky. Harvard, 304 pp., £20.95, May 2011, 978 0 674 05866 8

Andrew Bacevich

Eisenhower 1956: The President’s Year of Crisis: Suez and the Brink of War by David Nichols. Simon and Schuster, 346 pp., £21, March 2011, 978 1 4391 3933 2

Colin Kidd

King James VI and I and His English Parliaments by Conrad Russell, edited by Richard Cust and Andrew Thrush. Oxford, 195 pp., £55, February 2011, 978 0 19 820506 7

Colin Burrow

A Man of Parts by David Lodge. Harvill, 565 pp., £18.99, March 2011, 978 1 84655 496 4

Sam Thompson

Embassytown by China Miéville. Macmillan, 490 pp., £17.99, April 2011, 978 0 230 75076 0

Michael Wood

At the Movies: Carlos Saura

Andrew O’Hagan

The Excursions

Mahmood Mamdani

Short Cuts: Protest in Uganda

Robert VanderMolen

Two Poems

Peter Campbell

At the British Museum: ‘Out of Australia’

David Blackbourn

Nature’s Interpreter: The Life and Times of Alexander von Humboldt by Donald McCrory. Lutterworth, 242 pp., £23, November 2010, 978 0 7188 9231 9

Tim Whitmarsh

Aesopic Conversations: Popular Tradition, Cultural Dialogue and the Invention of Greek Prose by Leslie Kurke. Princeton, 495 pp., £20.95, December 2010, 978 0 691 14458 0

John Pemble

Gilbert and Sullivan: Gender, Genre, Parody by Carolyn Williams. Columbia, 454 pp., £24, January 2011, 978 0 231 14804 7

Hamish MacGibbon

Diary: My Father the Spy

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