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Vol. 33 No. 16 · 25 August 2011

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Vol. 33 No. 16 · 25 August 2011

Thomas Powers

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable. Allen Lane, 592 pp., £30, April 2011, 978 0 7139 9895 5

Letters

Sarah Gellner, Diana Wallace, Stephen Burt, Louise Hirsch, Alex Lockwood, S.C. McFarlane, Stephen Sedley, Christopher Allen, Michael Robertson, Joe Kerrigan

Corey Robin

The War on Tax

Stefan Collini

Higher Education: Students at the Heart of the System  Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, £79, June 2011, 978 0 10 181222 1

Jo Glanville

‘Auntie Mabel doesn’t give a toss about Serbia’

Eric Hobsbawm

Scientist Spies: A Memoir of My Three Parents and the Atom Bomb by Paul Broda. Troubador, 333 pp., £17.50, April 2011, 978 1 84876 607 5

Thomas Laqueur

Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/9-11/Iraq by John Dower. Norton/The New Press, 596 pp., £22, October 2010, 978 0 393 06150 5

David Kaiser

Short Cuts: The Higgs Boson

Lavinia Greenlaw

Poem: ‘Actaeon’

Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Crimea: The Last Crusade by Orlando Figes. Penguin, 575 pp., £12.99, June 2011, 978 0 14 101350 3

T.J. Clark

At Dulwich: Poussin and Twombly

Adam Phillips

Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816 by David Ellis. Liverpool, 189 pp., £25, September 2011, 978 1 84631 643 2

Marina Warner

At the Hayward: Tracey Emin

Tobias Gregory

The Plain Man’s Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England, 1570-1640 by Christopher Haigh. Oxford, 284 pp., £32, September 2009, 978 0 19 921650 5

Thomas Jones

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. Bloomsbury, 353 pp., £12.99, June 2011, 978 1 4088 1859 6

Stephen Walsh

Ravel by Roger Nichols. Yale, 430 pp., £25, April 2011, 978 0 300 10882 8

Jeremy Harding

Diary: In Palestine

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