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Vol. 33 No. 21 · 3 November 2011

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Vol. 33 No. 21 · 3 November 2011

Adam Shatz

Claude Levi-Strauss: The Poet in the Laboratory by Patrick Wilcken. Bloomsbury, 375 pp., £30, November 2011, 978 0 7475 8362 2

Letters

Colin Leys, Richard Knights, Christopher Belshaw, Chris Wheeler, Boyd Hilton, David Craig, Roy Kift

Bernard Porter

The Opium War: Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China by Julia Lovell. Picador, 458 pp., £25, September 2011, 978 0 330 45747 7

Pankaj Mishra

Civilisation: The West and the Rest by Niall Ferguson. Allen Lane, 402 pp., £25, March 2011, 978 1 84614 273 4

Colm Tóibín

House of Exile: War, Love and Literature, from Berlin to Los Angeles by Evelyn Juers. Allen Lane, 400 pp., £25, May 2011, 978 1 84614 461 5

Mary-Kay Wilmers

Blue Nights by Joan Didion. Fourth Estate, 188 pp., £14.99, November 2011, 978 0 00 743289 9

James Meek

Short Cuts: In the Ghost Library

Peter Campbell

Rooms with a View: The Open Window in the 19th Century by Sabine Rewald. Yale, 190 pp., £20, March 2011, 978 0 300 16977 5

Christopher Tayler

House of Holes by Nicholson Baker. Simon and Schuster, 262 pp., £14.99, August 2011, 978 0 85720 659 6

Terry Eagleton

Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth by Katherine Frank. Bodley Head, 338 pp., £20, June 2011, 978 0 224 07309 7
Moll: The Life and Times of Moll Flanders by Siân Rees. Chatto, 224 pp., £18.99, July 2011, 978 0 7011 8507 7

James Macdonald

Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World by William Cohan. Allen Lane, 658 pp., £25, 9781846144547

Michael Wood

At the Movies: At the Morelia Festival

Lizzy Davies

The Night Cleaner by Florence Aubenas, translated by Andrew Brown. Polity, 184 pp., £14.99, 0 7456 5199 2

Deborah Friedell

At the National Portrait Gallery: ‘The First Actresses’

Patrick Wright

Hamish Henderson: A Biography. Vol. I: The Making of the Poet (1919-53) by Timothy Neat. Polygon, 416 pp., £14.99, May 2009, 978 1 84697 132 7
Hamish Henderson: A Biography. Vol. II: Poetry Becomes People (1954-2002) by Timothy Neat. Polygon, 395 pp., £25, November 2009, 978 1 84697 063 4

Ghaith Abdul-Ahad

Diary: In Somalia

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