Vol. 28 No. 23 · 30 November 2006

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Vol. 28 No. 23 · 30 November 2006

Pankaj Mishra

Getting Rich


Ian Birchall, Guido Franzinetti, Anthony Fry, Julian Preece, William Whyte, Jim Stewart, John Hodgson, Jenny Chamier Grove, Joy Matkowski, Martin Ward, Gordon Petherbridge, Alex Drace-Francis, Bill Sanderson

John Welch

Poem: ‘Beached’

Terry Eagleton

Typecasting: On the Arts and Sciences of Human Inequality by Ewen. Seven Stories, 555 pp., $34.95, September 2006, 1 58322 735 0

Inigo Thomas

State of Denial: Bush at War by Bob Woodward. Simon and Schuster, 560 pp., £18.99, October 2006, 0 7432 9566 8

John Barrell

Thomas Paine’s ‘Rights of Man’: A Biography by Christopher Hitchens. Atlantic, 128 pp., £9.99, July 2006, 1 84354 513 6

Alex de Waal

‘I will not sign’

James Buchan

Thatcher and Sons: A Revolution in Three Acts by Simon Jenkins. Allen Lane, 375 pp., £20, October 2006, 0 7139 9595 5

Jeremy Harding

Short Cuts: Shot At Dawn

Christopher Tayler

The Lay of the Land by Richard Ford. Bloomsbury, 485 pp., £17.99, October 2006, 0 7475 8188 6

Christopher Turner

Freud’s Wizard: The Enigma of Ernest Jones by Brenda Maddox. Murray, 354 pp., £25, September 2006, 0 7195 6792 0

Peter Campbell

In Russell Square: exploring Bloomsbury

Steven Shapin

Bad Medicine: Doctors Doing Harm Since Hippocrates by David Wootton. Oxford, 304 pp., £16.99, June 2006, 0 19 280355 7

John Whitfield

Genes in Conflict: The Biology of Selfish Genetic Elements by Austin Burt and Robert Trivers. Harvard, 602 pp., £21.95, January 2006, 0 674 01713 7

Adam Thorpe

Two Poems

John Demos

Sensory Worlds in Early America by Peter Charles Hoffer. Johns Hopkins, 334 pp., $25, December 2005, 9780801883927

Jenny Diski

Diary: The Friendly Spider Programme

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