Hugh Barnes

Hugh Barnes, formerly on the LRB’s editorial staff, is the author of three books (Special Effects, Gannibal and Understanding Iran) and writes about the former Soviet Union for

In the LRB Archive:

  • Turns of the Screw · 7 August 1986

    • Mating Birds by Lewis Nkosi
    • Lost Time by Catharine Arnold
    • The Bridge by Iain Banks
    • Incidents at the Shrine by Ben Okri
    • Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe
    • The Innocents by Carolyn Slaughter
  • Young Ones · 5 June 1986

    • Damaged Gods by Julie Burchill
    • Love it or shove it: The Best of Julie Burchill
    • Girls on Film by Julie Burchill
    • Less than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
  • Scenes from British Life · 6 February 1986

    • Stroke Counterstroke by William Camp
    • Redhill Rococo by Shena Mackay
    • Striker by Michael Irwin
  • Blue Suede Studies · 19 December 1985

    • Elvis and Me by Priscilla Beaulieu Presley and Sandra Harman
    • Are you lonesome tonight? by Alan Bleasdale
    • Elvis and Gladys by Elaine Dundy
    • The Johnny Cash Discography by John Smith
    • Horse’s Neck by Pete Townshend
    • Like Punk Never Happened by Dave Rimmer
    • Starlust: The Secret Fantasies of Fans by Fred Vermorel and Judy Vermorel
    • The Beatles by Hunter Davies
  • Fraynwaves · 2 May 1985

    • Towards the End of the Morning by Michael Frayn
    • Sweet Dreams by Michael Frayn
    • The Fall of Kelvin Walker by Alasdair Gray
    • Lean Tales by James Kelman, Agnes Owens and Alasdair Gray
    • Stones for Ibarra by Harriet Doerr
    • Family Dancing by David Leavitt
    • The Whitbread Stories: One by Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson
  • Return of the Native · 7 March 1985

    • The Final Passage by Caryl Phillips
    • Merle, and Other Stories by Paule Marshall
    • Heaven and Earth by Frederic Raphael
    • The Tenth Man by Graham Greene
  • Show People · 21 February 1985

    • So Much Love by Beryl Reid
    • Knock wood by Candice Bergen

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