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Feb 17, 2012

Still More Noted Things

Paula Findlen, "Galileo's Credo," Nation, 14 February, reviews John L. Heilbron's Galileo and David Wootton's Galileo: Watcher of the Skies.

Brian Vickers, "Ben Jonson, Britain's first literary celebrity?" TLS, 15 February, reviews Ian Donaldson's Ben Jonson: A Life.

John Barrell reviews Faramerz Dabhoiwala's The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution for the Guardian, 10 February.

David A. Bell reviews Piers Paul Read's The Dreyfus Affair: The Story of the Most Infamous Miscarriage of Justice in French History for the Guardian, 16 February.

Michael Dirda reviews Michael Hofmann, trans. & ed., Joseph Roth: A Life in Letters for the Washington Post, 15 February.

Ben Jacobs, "J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI's War on Americans' Civil Liberties," Daily Beast, 14 February, reviews Tim Weiner's Enemies: A History of the FBI.

Blake Morrison reviews Joanna Hodgkins's Amateurs In Eden: The Story of a Bohemian Marriage: Nancy and Lawrence Durrell for the Guardian, 10 February.

Daisy Banks interviews "Antony Beevor on World War II," The Browser, 15 February, for his recommendation of five essential books on the subject.

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