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Boswell's Presumptuous Task (1901)
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    Bozzy's Life (Review)
    Boswell's Presumptuous Task, by Adam Sisman
    1. Boswell's Presumptuous Task by Adam Sisman
    The Atlantic Monthly, September 2001, pp. 140-142
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    The life & the "Life" (2 Reviews)
    A Life of James Boswell, by Peter Martin
    1. A Life of James Boswell by Peter Martin
    2. Boswell's Presumptuous Task by Adam Sisman
    The New Criterion, March 2001, pp. 61-62
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    (Some of) the Best Books of 2001 (19 Reviews)
    The Hiding Place, by Trezza Azzopardi
    1. The Hiding Place by Trezza Azzopardi
    2. The Peppered Moth by Margaret Drabble
    3. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
    4. Eva Moves the Furniture by Margot Livesey
    5. Island: The Complete Stories by Alistair MacLeod
    6. Empire Falls by Richard Russo
    7. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler
    8. The Collected Stories of Richard Yates by Richard Yates
    9. London: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd
    10. The War Against Cliche by Martin Amis
    11. The Waning of the Renaissance, 1550-1640 by William J. Bouwsma
    12. Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams by Gary Giddins
    13. Alexander Hamilton: Writings by Joanne B. Freeman and Alexander Hamilton
    14. Unacknowledged Legislation by Christopher Hitchens
    15. France: The Dark Years, 1940-1944 by Julian Jackson
    16. The Danger Tree by David Macfarlane
    17. To Keep the Ball Rolling by Anthony Powell
    18. Boswell's Presumptuous Task by Adam Sisman
    19. The First World War, Vol. I: To Arms by Hew Strachan
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 2001, pp. 149-150