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Books

BERLIN AND THE ANGEL OF HISTORY

By Stan Persky | 2002 April 16

Stan Persky reviews David Clay Large’s recent English-language history of Berlin

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Proofreading Some Recent War Novels

By Brian Fawcett | 2002 April 2

Brian Fawcett tests the proof-reading of Jane Urquhart’s The Stone Carvers against Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell To Arms and is surprised by what he finds

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REPUBLIC OF LETTERS

By Stan Persky | 2002 April 2

Stan Persky reviews The Author of Himself: The Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki

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TROUBLE IN MIND

By Stan Persky | 2002 March 26

Stan Persky reviews A Beautiful Mind: the book and the movie.

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FINDING, DREAMING, MAKING

By Stan Persky | 2002 February 10

Stan Persky reviews Paul Strathern’s book on Dmitri Mendeleyev, who created the Periodic Table

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South Asian Madness

By Raywat Deonandan | 2002 February 1

Ray Deonandan appraises Eric Margolis’ War At The Top Of The World: The Struggle For Afghanistan, Kashmir

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THE CENSOR’S PASSION

By Stan Persky | 2002 January 23

From Thailand, Persky offers a view of J.M. Coetzee’s 1996 Giving Offense: Essays on Censorship

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Regarding Henry

By Daniel Gawthrop | 2001 August 23

Daniel Gawthrop reviews Christopher Hitchen’s recent indictment of Henry Kissinger

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Mean Streets of Havana

By Stan Persky | 2001 August 9

Stan Persky on the mean streets of Havana

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Uncle John’s Cabin

By John Harris | 2001 August 3

Uncle John’s Cabin: John Harris wrestles with Cecil Giscome’s memoir of discovery Into and Out of Dislocation

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