Vol. 25 No. 24 · 18 December 2003

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Vol. 25 No. 24 · 18 December 2003

Charles Glass

The New Piracy


John Carey, Martyn Goff, James Wood, Eva Gillies, Rex Winsbury, Derek Robinson, Bruce Clunies Ross, Mattias Brinkman, E.S. Turner, Carol Reid, Marius Pope

Mark Doty

Poem: ‘Heaven for Helen’

Marian FitzGerald

Prisongate: The Shocking State of Britain’s Prisons and the Need for Visionary Change by David Ramsbotham. Free Press, 267 pp., £20, October 2003, 0 7432 3884 2

Bill Manhire

Poem: ‘Death of a Poet’

Terry Castle

My Heroin Christmas

John Fuller

Poem: ‘Iguana Days’

Gregory Dart

The Selected Writings of Leigh Hunt edited by Robert Morrison and Michael Eberle-Sinatra. Pickering & Chatto, £495, July 2003, 1 85196 714 1

Michael Wood

What Henry Knew

John Sturrock

Short Cuts: A Bath in the Dock

Robert Macfarlane

The Discovery of Slowness by Sten Nadolny, translated by Ralph Freedman. Canongate, 311 pp., £10.99, September 2003, 1 84195 403 9

A.W. Moore

Everything and More: A Compact History of ∞ by David Foster Wallace. Weidenfeld, 319 pp., £14.99, November 2003, 0 297 64567 6
A Brief History of Infinity: The Quest to Think the Unthinkable by Brian Clegg. Constable, 255 pp., £8.99, September 2003, 1 84119 650 9
The Art of the Infinite: Our Lost Language of Numbers by Robert Kaplan and Ellen Kaplan. Allen Lane, 324 pp., £20, August 2003, 0 7139 9629 3

Kathleen Jamie

Into the Dark

Hal Foster

At the Guggenheim: Pop Surrealism

Richard Fortey

After the Ice: A Global Human History 20,000-5000 BC by Steven Mithen. Weidenfeld, 622 pp., £25, June 2003, 0 297 64318 5

P.N. Furbank

The Tomb in Seville by Norman Lewis. Cape, 150 pp., £14.99, November 2003, 0 224 07120 3

John Jones

Diary: Iris, Hegel and Me

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