D.A.N. Jones


In the LRB Archive:

  • Allendistas · 5 November 1992

    • Death in Chile: A Memoir and a Journey by Tony Gould
    • Some write to the future by Ariel Dorfman, translated by George Shivers and Ariel Dorfman
  • Old Ladies · 20 August 1992

    • Dear Departed: A Memoir by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated by Maria Louise Ascher
    • Anna, Soror by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated by Walter Kaiser
    • That Mighty Sculptor, Time by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated by Walter Kaiser
    • Coming into the End Zone: A Memoir by Doris Grumbach
    • Anything Once by Joan Wyndham
    • Within Tuscany by Matthew Spender
  • Top Sergeant · 23 April 1992

    • An Autobiography by Fred Zinnemann
  • ’Oly, ’Oly, ’Oly · 20 December 1990

    • From Early Life by William Cooper
    • Son of Adam by Denis Forman
    • A Welsh Childhood by Alice Thomas Ellis and Patrick Sutherland
    • Alarms and Excursions: Thirty Years in Israel by Naomi Shepherd
    • Birds of Ill Omen by Marie Seurat, translated by Dorothy Blair
  • Motiveless Malignity · 11 October 1990

    • The Dwarfs by Harold Pinter
    • The Comfort of Strangers, and Other Screenplays by Harold Pinter
    • The Circus Animals by James Plunkett
    • The South by Colm Toibin
  • Remembering the taeog · 30 August 1990

    • People of the Black Mountains. Vol. II: The Eggs of the Eagle by Raymond Williams
    • In the Blue Light of African Dreams by Paul Watkins
    • Friedrich Harris: Shooting the hero by Philip Purser
    • The Journey Home by Dermot Bolger
    • Evenings at Mongini’s by Russell Lucas
  • Kinsfolk · 12 July 1990

    • A Sort of Clowning: Life and Times, 1940-59 by Richard Hoggart
    • Tilting at Don Quixote by Nicholas Wollaston
    • Finger Lickin’ Good: A Kentucky Childhood by Paul Levy
    • How Many Miles to Babylon? by Adewale Maja-Pearce
  • Rough, tough and glamorous · 24 May 1990

    • That was business, this is personal: The Changing Faces of Professional Crime by Duncan Campbell
  • When students ruled the earth · 17 March 1988

    • 1968: A Student Generation in Revolt by Ronald Fraser
    • Street Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties by Tariq Ali
    • Sixty-Eight: The Year of the Barricades by David Caute
    • Nineteen Sixty-Eight: A Personal Report by Hans Koning
  • Powerful People · 15 October 1987

    • Anthills of the Savannah by Chinua Achebe
    • Familiar Wars by Julietta Harvey
    • Lenin: The Novel by Alan Brien
  • Mountain Novel, Hitler Novel · 1 October 1987

    • The Spell by Hermann Broch, translated by H.F. Broch de Rothermann
    • Hermann Broch: A Biography by Paul Michael Lützeler, translated by Janice Furness
  • Bright Old Thing · 23 July 1987

    • Letters of Conrad Russell: 1897-1947 edited by Georgiana Blakiston
  • Vies de Bohème · 23 April 1987

    • A Sport of Nature by Nadine Gordimer
    • Trust by Mary Flanagan
  • Connections · 5 March 1987

    • This Small Cloud: A Personal Memoir by Harry Daley
  • What women think about men · 5 February 1987

    • The Progress of Love by Alice Munro
    • Ruth by Jeremy Cooper
  • Gangs · 8 January 1987

    • The Old School: A Study by Simon Raven
    • The Best Years of their Lives: The National Service Experience 1945-63 by Trevor Royle
    • Murder without Conviction: Inside the World of the Krays by John Dickson
    • Inside ‘Private Eye’ by Peter McKay
    • Malice in Wonderland: Robert Maxwell v. ‘Private Eye’ by Robert Maxwell, John Jackson, Peter Donnelly and Joe Haines
  • D.A.N. Jones writes about David Robert Jones · 20 November 1986

    • Bowie by Jerry Hopkins
    • Alias David Bowie by Peter Gillman and Leni Gillman
  • Bad Nights · 23 October 1986

    • The Casualty by Heinrich Böll, translated by Leila Vennewitz
    • Augustus by Allan Massie
    • Gabriel’s Lament by Paul Bailey
    • The Mind and Body Shop by Frank Parkin
  • Night-Flights · 18 September 1986

    • Search Sweet Country by B. Kojo Laing
    • The Jewel Maker by Tom Gallagher
    • The Pianoplayers by Anthony Burgess
    • An After-Dinner’s Sleep by Stanley Middleton
    • Coming Home by Mervyn Jones
  • The Old Feudalist · 3 July 1986

    • Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass by Karen Blixen
    • Out of Africa by Karen Blixen
    • Isak Dinesen: The Life of Karen Blixen by Judith Thurman
  • Et in Alhambra ego · 5 June 1986

    • Agate: A Biography by James Harding
    • Subsequent Performances by Jonathan Miller
  • Nuclear Fiction · 8 May 1986

    • The Nuclear Age by Tim O’Brien
    • Acts of Faith by Hans Koning
    • A Funny Dirty Little War by Osvaldo Soriano, translated by Nick Caistor
    • Maps by Nuruddin Farah
    • Tennis and the Masai by Nicholas Best
    • Dear Shadows by Max Egremont
  • Comprehending Gaddis · 6 March 1986

    • The Recognitions by William Gaddis
    • JR by William Gaddis
    • Carpenter’s Gothic by William Gaddis
  • Horrors and Hidden Money · 6 February 1986

    • Jackdaw Cake: ‘An Autobiography’ by Norman Lewis
  • History and Hats · 23 January 1986

    • The Lover by Marguerite Duras, translated by Barbara Bray
    • Stones of the Wall by Dai Houying, translated by Frances Wood
    • White Noise by Don DeLillo
  • Whakapapa · 21 November 1985

    • The Prague Orgy by Philip Roth
    • Loyalties by Raymond Williams
    • Cousin Rosamund by Rebecca West
    • The Battle of Pollocks Crossing by J.L. Carr
    • The Bone People by Keri Hulme
  • Sergeant Farthing · 17 October 1985

    • A Maggot by John Fowles
    • The Romances of John Fowles by Simon Loveday
  • Magical Realism · 1 August 1985

    • The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende, translated by Magda Bogin
    • Linden Hills by Gloria Naylor
    • Careful with the Sharks by Constantine Phipps
  • Grande Dame · 18 July 1985

    • With Open Eyes: Conversations with Matthieu Galey by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated by Arthur Goldhammer
    • The Dark Brain of Piranesi, and Other Essays by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated with the author Richard Howard
    • Alexis by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated with the author Walter Kaiser
    • Coup de Grâce by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated with the author Grace Frick
  • Morituri · 23 May 1985

    • Secret Villages by Douglas Dunn
    • Miss Peabody’s Inheritance by Elizabeth Jolley
    • Mr Scobie’s Riddle by Elizabeth Jolley
    • The Modern Common Wind by Don Bloch
    • Fiskadoro by Denis Johnson
  • Wharton the Wise · 4 April 1985

    • The Missing Will by Michael Wharton
  • Here in Canada · 21 March 1985

    • The Engineer of Human Souls by Josef Skvorecky, translated by Paul Wilson
    • The Governess by Patricia Angadi
    • The Anderson Question by Bel Mooney
    • The Centre of the Universe is 18 Baedekerstrasse by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy
  • Manliness · 20 December 1984

    • Last Ferry to Manly by Jill Neville
    • Down from the Hill by Alan Sillitoe
    • God Knows by Joseph Heller
    • Wilt on High by Tom Sharpe
  • Hons and Wets · 6 December 1984

    • The House of Mitford by Jonathan Guinness and Catherine Guinness
  • Irishtown · 1 November 1984

    • Ironweed by William Kennedy
    • In Custody by Anita Desai
    • Flaubert’s Parrot by Julian Barnes
  • Royal Americans · 4 October 1984

    • Lincoln by Gore Vidal
    • Stars and Bars by William Boyd
  • Fiery Participles · 6 September 1984

    • Hazlitt: The Mind of a Critic by David Bromwich
    • William Godwin: Philosopher, Novelist, Revolutionary by Peter Marshall
    • Burke, Paine, Godwin and the Revolution Controversy edited by Marilyn Butler
  • Raven’s Odyssey · 19 July 1984

    • Swallow by D.M. Thomas
    • First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer
    • Morning Star by Simon Raven
  • Diary · 5 July 1984

  • The Enchantment of Vidia Naipaul · 3 May 1984

    • Finding the Centre: Two Narratives by V.S. Naipaul
    • A House for Mr Biswas by V.S. Naipaul
  • Doctor, Doctor · 19 April 1984

    • The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea by Randolph Stow
    • The Suburbs of Hell by Randolph Stow
    • Kingsley’s Touch by John Collee
    • A Suitable Case for Corruption by Norman Lewis
  • 1662 · 5 April 1984

    • Old Catholics and Anglicans: 1931-1981 edited by Gordon Huelin
    • Anglican Essays by C.H. Sisson
    • The Song of Roland by C.H. Sisson
    • The Regrets by Joachim du Bellay, translated by C.H. Sisson
  • Chinaberry Pie · 1 March 1984

    • Modern Baptists by James Wilcox
    • Speranza by Sven Delblanc, translated by Paul Britten Austin
    • High Spirits by Robertson Davies
    • Hanabeke by Dudley St John Magnus
    • Train to Hell by Alexei Sayle
    • The English Way of Doing Things by William Donaldson
  • Fighting Men · 2 February 1984

    • Ring of Truth by Vernon Scannell
    • The Tiger and the Rose: An Autobiography by Vernon Scannell
    • Man of War by John Masters
    • The Notebook of Gismondo Cavalletti by R.M. Lamming
    • The Rape of Shavi by Buchi Emecheta
    • Thomas Lyster: A Cambridge Novel by David Wurtzel
    • Don’t Swing a Cat by Eva Bolgar
  • Sour Notes · 17 November 1983

    • Peter Hall’s Diaries: The Story of a Dramatic Battle edited by John Goodwin
  • Saint Jane · 20 October 1983

    • The Good Father by Peter Prince
    • Mrs Pooter’s Diary by Keith Waterhouse and John Jensen
    • Dandiprat’s Days by David Thomson
    • The Dream of a Beast by Neil Jordan
    • Squeak: A Biography of NPA 1978A 203 by John Bowen and Eric Fraser
    • The Life and Times of Michael K by J.M. Coetzee
  • Gentlemen Travellers · 15 September 1983

    • George Borrow: Eccentric by Michael Collie
    • A World of his Own: The Double Life of George Borrow by David Williams
    • Eothen: Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East by Alexander Kinglake and Jan Morris
    • Eothen by Alexander Kinglake and Jonathan Raban
  • Veni, vidi, video · 18 August 1983

    • Dangerous Pursuits by Nicholas Salaman
    • Monimbo by Robert Moss
    • The Last Supper by Charles McCarry
    • Heartburn by Nora Ephron
    • August 1988 by David Fraser
    • The Cure by Peter Kocan
  • Passage to Africa · 7 July 1983

    • Africa Dances by Geoffrey Gorer
    • Nigerian Kaleidoscope by Rex Niven
    • Stepping-Stones by Sylvia Leith-Ross, edited by Michael Crowder
    • Female and Male in West Africa edited by Christine Oppong
    • Memories of Our Recent Boom by Kole Omotoso
  • Popping · 2 June 1983

  • Boss of the Plains · 19 May 1983

    • The Boy Scout Handbook and Other Observations by Paul Fussell
  • Saturday Night in Darlington · 1 April 1983

  • Beltz’s Beaux · 3 March 1983

    • Marienbad by Sholom Aleichem, translated by Aliza Shevrin
    • A Coin in Nine Hands by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated by Dori Katz
    • Entry into Jerusalem by Stanley Middleton
    • People Who Knock on the Door by Patricia Highsmith
    • A Visit from the Footbinder by Emily Prager
    • Dusklands by J.M. Coetzee
  • Musical Beds · 30 December 1982

    • On Going to Bed by Anthony Burgess
    • The End of the World News by Anthony Burgess
    • This Man and Music by Anthony Burgess
  • Mixed Blood · 2 December 1982

    • Her Victory by Alan Sillitoe
    • This Earth of Mankind by Pramoedya Ananta Toer, translated by Max Lane
  • A Good Girl in Africa · 16 September 1982

    • Double Yoke by Buchi Emecheta
    • The Aerodrome by Rex Warner
    • A Very British Coup by Chris Mullin
    • An Ice Cream War by William Boyd
    • Tempting Fate by Michael Levey
  • Everybody’s Friend · 15 July 1982

    • William Cobbett: The Poor Man’s Friend by George Spater
  • Wodehouse in America · 20 May 1982

    • P.G. Wodehouse: A Literary Biography by Benny Green
    • Wodehouse on Wodehouse: Bring on the girls (with Guy Bolton), Performing Flea, Over Seventy
    • P.G. Wodehouse: An Illustrated Biography by Joseph Connolly
    • P.G. Wodehouse: A Centenary Celebration 1881-1981 edited by James Heineman and Donald Bensen
    • The World of P.G. Wodehouse by Herbert Warren Wind
  • Whacks · 4 March 1982

    • The Works of Witter Bynner: Selected Letters edited by James Kraft
    • A Memoir of D.H. Lawrence: The Betrayal by G.H. Neville, edited by Carl Baron
  • Michael Foot’s Fathers · 4 December 1980

    • My Life with Nye by Jennie Lee
    • Debts of Honour by Michael Foot
  • The Powyses · 7 August 1980

    • After My Fashion by John Cowper Powys
    • Weymouth Sands by John Cowper Powys
    • Recollections of the Powys Brothers edited by Belinda Humfrey
    • John Cowper Powys and David Jones: A Comparative Study by Jeremy Hooker
    • The Hollowed-Out Elder Stalk by Roland Mathias
    • John Cowper Powys and the Magical Quest by Morine Krissdottir

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