Selected Bibliography

Douglas Johnson


In the LRB Archive:

  • Too Much Gide: French writers (1940-53) · 15 November 2001

    • La Guerre des écrivains 1940-53 by Gisèle Sapiro
    • Correspondance: Marcel Arland – Jean Paulhan 1936-45 edited by Jean-Jacques Didier
    • Dialogue des ‘vaincus’: Prison de Clairvaux, janvier-décembre 1950 by Lucien Rebatet and Pierre-Antoine Cousteau, edited by Robert Belot
    • The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach by Alice Kaplan
  • What did the General have in mind when he said: ‘Je vous ai compris’?: Algeria · 11 November 1999

    • A Les Trósors Retrouvós de la ‘Revue des deux Mondes’ edited by Jeanne Causse and Bruno de Cessole
    • La Guerre d’Algórie par les Documents. Vol. II: Les Portes de la Guerre, 10 Mars 1946 à 31 Dócembre 1954 edited by Jean-Charles Jauffret
    • De Gaulle et L’Algóerie: Mon Tómoinage 1960-62 by Jean Morin
  • Counting their rosaries · 14 May 1992

    • Paul Touvier et l’église by René Rémond
  • He knows a little place · 13 February 1992

    • Expensive Habits by Peter Mayle
  • A Waistcoat soaked in Tears · 27 June 1991

    • The Noble Savage: Jean-Jacques Rousseau 1754-1762 by Maurice Cranston
    • Writings of Rousseau. Vol I: Rousseau: Judge of Jean-Jacques. Dialogues. edited by Roger Masters and Christopher Kelly, translated by Judith Bush, Christopher Kelly and Roger Masters
  • Anglophobics · 25 April 1991

    • The Battle of France: Six weeks which changed the world by Philip Warner
    • The Last War between Britain and France 1940-1942 by Warren Tute
    • Darlan by Hervé Coutau-Bégarie and Claude Huan
  • Who’s best? · 27 September 1990

    • The Rise and Fall of Anti-Americanism: A Century of French Perception edited by Denis Lacorne, Jacques Rupnik and Marie-France Toinet, translated by Gerald Turner
  • En famille · 16 August 1990

    • Little Gregory by Charles Penwarden
  • History is always to hand · 8 December 1988

    • Notre Siècle: 1918-1988 by René Rémond
    • Histoire de la Vie Privée: De la Première Guerre Mondiale à nos Jours edited by Philippe Ariès and Georges Duby
    • France since the Popular Front: Government and People 1936-1986 by Maurice Larkin
    • France Today by John Ardagh
  • May ’88 · 21 April 1988

    • Les Sept Mitterrand by Catherine Nay
    • France Today by John Ardagh
    • Jacques Chirac by Franz-Oliver Giesbert
    • Monsieur Barre by Henri Amouroux
    • The Workers’ Movement by Alain Touraine, Michel Wieviorka and François Dubet, translated by Ian Patterson
    • The State and the Market Economy: Industrial Patriotism and Economic Intervention in France by Jack Hayward
    • France under Recession 1981-86 by John Tuppen
  • Touchez-pas à mon de Gaulle · 19 February 1987

    • De Gaulle. Vol III: Le Souverain by Jean Lacouture
  • The General vanishes · 18 September 1986

    • De Gaulle. Vol. I: Le Rebelle by Jean Lacouture
    • De Gaulle. Vol. II: Le Politique by Jean Lacouture
    • Charles de Gaulle: A Biography by Don Cook
    • Jean Moulin et le Conseil National de la Résistance
    • De Gaulle et la nation face aux problèmes de défense 1945-1946
    • De Gaulle by Sam White
  • Homage to Spain · 22 May 1986

    • Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell
    • The Spanish Civil War by Hugh Thomas
    • The Triumph of Democracy in Spain by Paul Preston
  • Come back, Inspector Wexford · 7 March 1985

    • The Killing Doll by Ruth Rendell
    • The Tree of Hands by Ruth Rendell
  • Simone de Sartre · 7 June 1984

    • La Cérémonie des Adieux by Simone de Beauvoir
    • Simone de Beauvoir Today by Alice Schwarzer, translated by Marianne Howarth
    • Lettres au Castor et à Quelques Autres by Jean-Paul Sartre, edited by Simone de Beauvoir
  • God’s Godfather · 6 October 1983

    • God’s Banker: An Account of the Life and Death of Roberto Calvi by Rupert Cornwell
    • A Man of Honour: The Autobiography of a Godfather by Joseph Bonnano and Sergio Lalli
    • The Biggest Game in Town by A. Alvarez
  • Knucklehead Truman · 2 June 1983

    • The Eisenhower Diaries edited by Robert Ferrell
    • The Life and Times of Joe McCarthy: A Biography by Thomas Reeves
    • The past has another pattern by George Ball
    • Torn Lace Curtain by Frank Saunders and James Southwood
    • The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Path to Power by Robert Caro
    • The Politician: The Life and Times of Lyndon Johnson by Ronnie Dugger
    • Years of Upheaval by Henry Kissinger
    • Richard Nixon: The Shaping of his Character by Fawn Brodie
    • Haig: The General’s Progress by Roger Morris
    • Keeping Faith: Memoirs of a President by Jimmy Carter
    • Crisis: The Last Year of the Carter Presidency by Hamilton Jordan
    • Power and Principle: Memoirs of the National Security Adviser 1977-81 by Zbigniew Brzezinski
  • A Flat in Neuilly · 3 February 1983

    • Ideology and Experience: Anti-Semitism in France at the time of the Dreyfus Affair by Stephen Wilson
    • Cinq Années de ma Vie by Alfred Dreyfus
    • La Républic et les Juifs après Copernic by Schmuel Trigano
  • Riparian · 15 July 1982

    • The Left Bank: Writers in Paris, from Popular Front to Cold War by Herbert Lottman
  • A Spot of Blackmail · 1 July 1982

    • J’Accuse by Graham Greene
  • L’Emmerdeur · 20 May 1982

    • La Cérémonie des Adieux by Simone de Beauvoir
    • Mes Années Sartre by Georges Michel
    • Oeuvres Romanesques by Jean-Paul Sartre, edited by Michel Contat and Michel Rybalka
  • Imbroglio · 4 February 1982

    • Un Crime sous Giscard by Jesus Ynfante
    • Enquête sur les Affaires du Septennat by Jacques Derogy and Jean-Marie Pontaut
  • Aux sports, citoyens · 3 December 1981

    • Sport and Society in Modern France by Richard Holt
  • La Grande Sartreuse · 15 October 1981

    • Simone de Beauvoir and the Limits of Commitment by Anne Whitmarsh
    • Un Fils Rebelle by Olivier Todd
    • The Intellectual Resistance in Europe by James Wilkinson
  • Barchester Popes · 16 July 1981

    • The Popes and European Revolution by Owen Chadwick
  • Althusser’s Fate · 16 April 1981

    • The Long March of the French Left by R.W. Johnson
    • One-Dimensional Marxism by Simon Clarke and Terry Lovell
    • Communism and Philosophy by Maurice Cornforth
    • The Crisis of Marxism by Jack Lindsay
    • Class in English History 1680-850 by R.S. Neale
  • The Silences of General de Gaulle · 20 November 1980

    • Mon Général by Olivier Guichard
    • Lettres, Notes et Carnets: Vol.1 1905-1918, Vol.2 1919-1940; by Charles de Gaulle
    • Le Colonel de Gaulle et les Blindés by Paul Huard
  • France’s Favourite Criminal · 7 August 1980

    • Mesrine: the Life and Death of a Super-crook by Carey Schofield
  • Second World War-Game · 22 May 1980

    • 1943: The victory that never was by John Grigg
  • Napoleonology · 7 February 1980

    • Napoleon: Master of Europe 1805-1807 by Alistair Horne
    • Napoleon’s Diplomatic Service by Edward Whitcomb
    • Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars by David Chandler
    • Napoleon, the Jews and the Sanhedrin by Simon Schwarzfuchs
    • Auguste de Colbert: Aristocratic Survival in an Era of Upheaval, 1793-1809 by Jeanne Ojala
  • Macédoine de Dumas · 6 December 1979

    • The King of Romance: A Portrait of Alexandre Dumas by F.W.J. Hemmings

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