Vol. 27 No. 13 · 7 July 2005

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Ed Harriman

US House of Representatives Government Reform Committee Minority Office 
US General Accountability Office 
Defense Contract Audit Agency 
International Advisory and Monitoring Board 
Coalition Provisional Authority Inspector General 
Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction 


John Nottingham, Andy Lyall, Anne Summers, Robert Brain, Carla O’Keefe

Edwin Morgan

Poem: ‘The Old Man and E.A.P’

Steven Shapin

Don’t You Have Time to Think? The Letters of Richard Feynman edited by Michelle Feynman. Allen Lane, 486 pp., £20, June 2005, 0 7139 9847 4

Hilary Mantel

A Game with Sharpened Knives by Neil Belton. Weidenfeld, 328 pp., £12.99, May 2005, 0 297 64359 2

Theo Tait

Desertion by Abdulrazak Gurnah. Bloomsbury, 262 pp., £16.99, May 2005, 0 7475 7756 0

David Edgar

Uncertain Vision: Birt, Dyke and the Reinvention of the BBC by Georgina Born. Vintage, 352 pp., £10.99, August 2005, 0 09 942893 8
Building Public Value: Renewing the BBC for a Digital World  BBC, 135 pp.

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: ‘Anthrax’!

David Trotter

The Pisan Cantos by Ezra Pound, edited by Richard Sieburth. New Directions, 159 pp., $13.95, October 2003, 9780811215589
Poems and Translations by Ezra Pound, edited by Richard Sieburth. Library of America, 1363 pp., $45, October 2003, 1 931082 41 3

Tom Leonard

Poem: ‘The Fair Cop’

Simon Schaffer

A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table by Michael Gordin. Basic Books, 364 pp., $30, May 2004, 9780465027750

John Connelly

The Origins of the Final Solution: The Evolution of Nazi Jewish Policy 1939-42 by Christopher Browning. Arrow, 615 pp., £9.99, April 2005, 0 09 945482 3

Hal Foster

Yellow Ribbons

Peter Campbell

At Tate Britain: Reynolds’s theatrical portraits

R.W. Johnson

Burning Blankets

Christopher Prendergast

Romans: Tome I by Georges Simenon. Gallimard, 1493 pp., €60, May 2004, 2 07 011674 3
Romans: Tome II by Georges Simenon. Gallimard, 1736 pp., €60, May 2004, 2 07 011675 1

Michael Longley

Three Poems

Christian Parenti

Diary: Who owns the rain?

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