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TH IS MONTH'S PULPI T is wtitten by Ilrya n App leya rd. His m ost recent b oo k , Brmte Ne 11' J,Yo r/ds: Ce11etics a11d th e Hu111 a11 Experie11ce, is ava ila bl e in paperback from H a rp e rCo llin s. He h as just comp le ted a sto ry ca ll ed 'Pork y is Not a Pi g', wh ic h is go ing to be pub l i s h e d on a table in Va le ncia in Aptil.

R. oGER. SCRUTO is a wr it e r and philoso phe r.

HAZ HII1. TEIMOURIAN is work in g on a life of Omar Kh ayya m.

VANESSA COLLI GRIDGE is the autho r of Caprai11 Cook : Obsession mrd Betrayal in the Nelt' World (Ebury Press).

MI CHAEL Il URLE IGH is c urr e ntl y Kratter Vi sitin g Professo r at Stanford Uni ve r s it y, Ca l ifornia, w h e r e h e is research in g a book o n p o liti ca l religio ns.

PAUL j OH SON's most recent book, Napoleon, is publi s h e d b y W e id enfe ld & N icolso n .

GRAH AM STEWART is currentl y w riting Vo lume VII of th e officia l fcl istory of Th e Ti111 es: Tire Murdoclr )'ears. Besides this, his stud y of fri endship and be tra yal in po li tical li fe is eagerly awa ited, not least by his publish er.

SIMON H EF FER h as written f i ve works of bi ograp hy, p o l i t i cs a nd po l i t ica l biograp h y, and o n e day mi g ht eve n w rite a sixt h .

AMANDA CRA IG's new nove l, Love i11 Idleness, wi ll b e pub li s h e d b y Littl e. Ilrown in Jul y.

SH EI1.1DAN MOR.LEY is th e dram a critic of the Nelt' Srares nr a11 and th e f11tema rional fcl erald Trib1111 e. H is memoirs, Aski11,e for Tro 11ble, are publi shed thi s mo nth by H odder & Stou gh ton.

PULPIT

LITERARY LIVES

HISTORY

BIOGRAPHY

MUSIC & FILM

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BR YAN APP LEYARD

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4P AUL J OHNSON Byron: L ife and Lege nd Fi ona M acCa rth y P ETE R W AS HI NGTON A nth on y Burgess Ro ge r L ew i s FR ANC IS KI NG D o11g ins j erro/d 1803 -1 857 M ic h ae l S lat e r A C GRAYLING Th e Shor t Sltarp Life ofT E Hul111 e Rob e rt Fergu so n 10 THOMAS H ODGK INSON Li v ing at t!t e Ed<~e: A Bi ograp h y of D H Law rence and Fri eda vo n Richti!Ofe n Mi c h ae l S quir es a nd L y nn K Talbot 12 P AU L DEA N Shak es p ea re For A ll Ti /1/ e St a nle y W e ll s

13 SI MO H EFFER Britain in R et;o /uti on Au s t in Woolr yc h

Tlt e Ens li slt C it;i/ War at First H nud Tri s tr a m Hunt 15 F ELIPE F ERNAN DEZ-ARME ST O pa in 's R oad to E 111pi re :

T!t e Making of a World Power 1492 -1 763 H e nr y Kam e n 17 MI C HAEL B uRLE IG H Verdi ct on Viclt y: A Col'flpreh ws it;e,

R ev is io11ist Hi story of t!t e Vich y Fran ce R eg im e Mi c h ae l Curt i s 19 H AZ HIR TEIM OU RIA Th e Assass in s: The Story of

Medi eva l !slant 's S ecre t Sect W B B a rtl ett 20 A DREW R OllE R T Man of lit e Ce ntu ry: Win s ton

C hurchill and Hi s L ege nd Siu ce 1945 J o hn R a m s d e n C hurchill : Vi sionary, St ntes 111 an, I-l is toriatt J oh n Luka cs

22 J W M THOMPSON A Bran d fro nt th e Buming: Tlt e L ife of

J ohn Weslq R oy H at t ers l ey 23 FR.ANK M C L YNN Bwja tllill Frn11klitt Edmund S M o r gan 25 RI C HARD O VER y Gu s fatl Strese ll/ a/1/l: vVeimar 's Greatest

Stat es l/lall Jon at h an Wright 26 ALL AN M ASS I E Livi a: First Lady of ll/l perin/ R o111 e

Anth ony A B ar r e t t 27 G RA HAM STEWART Friwd s n11d Ri va ls : C ros ln11d, j c11kitt S

a11d H en ley G i l es R ad i ce

28 WI LLI AM P ALME I So Whnr: Til e Life of Mile s D nvis J ohn

S zwe d 30 SHERIDA N M O RLEY A lec Guinn ess : The Unktl OII'II Garr y

O 'Connor

31 PHILIP OAKE S H ea rtbr eak n11d Vi11 e: Tir e Far e of H ard

Boi led Writers i11 H oll ytvoo d Wo ody H a ut

Ediror: N ANCY SLADEK D ep11f )' Ediror: TH OMAS H ODG KI NSO Editorial Assisrmrt: CHAR LI E CAMP UELL Co111rib llfi11g EdiTor: SEBASTIAN SH AKES PEAR E

Busin ess Mat/(/ger: R..OUERT POSNER Adverrisi11g Mm rager : T ERR.Y FINNEGAN

Fot11 tdi 11g EdiTor: O R. A NNE SM ITH Foundi11g Far!t er: AUB ER.O W AUG H

Cover illu stration by Cltris Ridde/1

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LITERARY REVIEW November 2002

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