Vol. 22 No. 14 · 20 July 2000

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Ross McKibbin

Make enemies and influence people

Letters

George Braddon, Scott Ashley, David Hawkes, Lynne Segal, Marion Kozak, Jo Kelly, Adrian Bowyer, Philip Russell, A. Duane, William Gilbert, Fergus Carroll, Steven Maynard, Michael Payne, Henry Gee, Julian Connerty, Jeffrey Frankland, Robert Fraser, Martin Murray, Andrew Cowan

Andrew O’Hagan

The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky edited by Joan Acocella and Kyril Fitzylon. Allen Lane, 312 pp., £20, August 1999, 0 7139 9354 5
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age by Modris Eksteins. Macmillan, 396 pp., £12, May 2000, 0 333 76622 9

James Meek

A Fly for the Prosecution: How Insect Evidence Helps Solves Crimes by Lee Goff. Harvard, 225 pp., £14.50, May 2000, 0 674 00220 2

Michael Wood

Goethe: The Poet and the Age. Volume II: Revolution and Reunciation, 1790-1803 by Nicholas Boyle. Oxford, 964 pp., £30, February 2000, 0 19 815869 6
Faust: The First Part of the Tragedy by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, translated by John Williams. Wordsworth, 226 pp., £2.99, November 1999, 1 84022 115 1

John Mullan

To the Hermitage by Malcolm Bradbury. Picador, 498 pp., £16, May 2000, 0 330 37662 4

Alan Bennett

Memories of Lindsay Anderson

Thomas Jones

Mainly about Linsay Anderson by Gavin Lambert. Faber, 302 pp., £18.99, May 2000, 0 571 17775 1

Jerry Fodor

The Threefold Cord: Mind, Body and World by Hilary Putnam. Columbia, 221 pp., £17.50, January 2000, 0 231 10286 0

R.W. Johnson

After the Election

Robin Robertson

Two Poems

Peter Wollen

At Tate Modern

John Sturrock

Short Cuts: Starved for Words

Stephanie Burt

In Memory of My Feelings: Frank O’Hara and American Art by Russell Ferguson. California, 160 pp., £24.50, October 1999, 0 520 22243 1
The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets by David Lehman. Anchor, 448 pp., $16.95, November 1999, 0 385 49533 1
Frank O’Hara: Poet among Painters by Marjorie Perloff. Chicago, 266 pp., £13.50, March 1998, 0 226 66059 1

Reviel Netz

Barbed Wire

John Ashbery

Two Prose Poems

Lorna Scott Fox

Death and Money in the Afternoon: A History of the Spanish Bullfight by Adrian Shubert. Oxford, 280 pp., £15.99, July 1999, 0 19 509524 3

Theo Tait

Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje. Bloomsbury, 311 pp., £16.99, May 2000, 9780747548652

Gabriele Annan

Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri. Flamingo, 198 pp., £6.99, June 2000, 0 00 655179 3

Luke Hughes

Ghosts of Everest: The Authorised Story of the Search for Mallory & Irvine by Jochen Hemmleb and Larry Johnson. Macmillan, 206 pp., £20, October 1999, 9780333783146
Lost on Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine by Peter Firstbrook. BBC, 244 pp., £16.99, September 1999, 0 563 55129 1
The Last Climb: The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory by David Breashears and Audrey Salkeld. National Geographic, 240 pp., £25, October 1999, 0 7922 7538 1

Andrew Sugden

Killer Algae: The True Tale of Biological Invasion by Alexandre Meinesz, translated by Daniel Simberloff. Chicago, 360 pp., £17.50, December 1999, 0 226 51922 8

Harry Clifton

Poem: ‘The Bird-Haunt’

Rory Stewart

Diary: In Papua

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