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Vol. 33 No. 13 · 30 June 2011

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Susan Eilenberg

Lives like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family’s Feuds by Lyndall Gordon. Virago, 491 pp., £9.99, April 2011, 978 1 84408 453 1
Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries by Helen Vendler. Harvard, 535 pp., £25.95, September 2010, 978 0 674 04867 6

Letters

David Elstein, David Seddon, R.W. Johnson, Kate Pahl, Michael Holroyd, Dai George, Anthony Buckley, Clifton Hawkins, Marielle Risse

C.K. Stead

Poem: ‘The Gift’

Jonathan Littell

Infisal! Infisal! Infisal!

Tristan McConnell

In Abyei

Steven Shapin

A Modern History of the Stomach: Gastric Illness, Medicine and British Society, 1800-1950 by Ian Miller. Pickering and Chatto, 195 pp., £60, May 2011, 978 1 84893 181 7

John Burnside

Two Poems

Ferdinand Mount

Dare to Stand Alone: The Story of Charles Bradlaugh, Atheist and Republican by Bryan Niblett. Kramedart, 391 pp., £19.99, January 2011, 978 0 9564743 0 8

David Hansen

At the Met: Richard Serra

Blair Worden

Reprobates: The Cavaliers of the English Civil War by John Stubbs. Viking, 549 pp., £25, February 2011, 978 0 670 91753 2

Daniel Soar

Short Cuts: The Bourne Analogy

Julian Barnes

Nature Stories by Jules Renard, translated by Douglas Parmée. NYRB, 165 pp., £8.99, March 2011, 978 1 59017 364 0

Misha Glenny

Mafias on the Move: How Organised Crime Conquers New Territories by Federico Varese. Princeton, 278 pp., £24.95, March 2011, 978 0 691 12855 9

David Runciman

Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won by Tobias Moskowitz and Jon Wertheim. Crown, 278 pp., £19.50, January 2011, 978 0 307 59179 1

Tony Wood

The Ice Trilogy by Vladimir Sorokin, translated by Jamey Gambrell. NYRB, 694 pp., £12.99, April 2011, 978 1 59017 386 2
Day of the Oprichnik by Vladimir Sorokin. Farrar, Straus, 191 pp., $23, March 2011, 978 0 374 13475 4

Benjamin Markovits

Visitation by Jenny Erpenbeck, translated by Susan Bernofsky. Portobello, 176 pp., £7.99, July 2011, 978 1 84627 190 8

Blake Morrison

The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp by W.H. Davies. Amberley, 192 pp., £14.99, September 2010, 978 1 84868 980 0

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘Sports Wrap’

Jonathon Tomlinson

Diary: In the Surgery

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