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Michael Szkolny

Revolution in Poland

Letters

Frank Kermode, Claude Rawson, Jeremy Treglown, Maureen Duffy, Hans Keller, Bernard Crick, Elizabeth Cook, David Fletcher

Edward Said

Walter Lippmann and the American Century by Ronald Steel. Bodley Head, 669 pp., £8.95, February 1981, 0 370 30376 8

Gabriel Josipovici

The World of Franz Kafka edited by J.P. Stern. Weidenfeld, 263 pp., £9.95, January 1981, 0 297 77845 5

Christopher Hill

After the Reformation: Essays in Honour of J.H. Hexter edited by Barbara Malament. Manchester, 363 pp., £17.95, December 1980, 0 7190 0805 0
Puritans and Adventurers by T.H. Breen. Oxford, 270 pp., £10, October 1980, 0 19 502728 0
On History by Fernand Braudel, translated by Sarah Matthews. Weidenfeld, 226 pp., £10.95, January 1981, 0 297 77880 3
Sociology and History by Peter Burke. Allen and Unwin, 116 pp., £6.95, August 1980, 0 19 502728 0

Peter Burke

State and Society in Europe 1550-1650 by Victor Kiernan. Blackwell, 309 pp., £12, December 1980, 0 226 47080 6

Peter Clarke

The Illustrated Dictionary of British History edited by Arthur Marwick. Thames and Hudson, 319 pp., £8.95, October 1980, 0 500 25072 3
Who’s Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 by Alan Palmer. Weidenfeld, 332 pp., £8.50, October 1980, 0 297 77642 8

Peter Ackroyd

The Horror of Life by Roger Williams. Weidenfeld, 381 pp., £15, February 1981, 0 297 77883 8

W.R. Mead

The Theft of the Countryside by Marion Shoard. Temple Smith, 269 pp., £9, October 1980, 0 85117 200 8
Britain’s Wasting Acres by Graham Moss. Architectural Press, 230 pp., £13.50, February 1981, 0 85139 078 1

Richard Mayne

European Elections and British Politics by David Butler. Longman, 208 pp., £9.95, February 1981, 0 582 29528 9
Political Change in Europe: The Left and the Future of the Atlantic Alliance edited by Douglas Eden. Blackwell, 163 pp., £8.95, January 1981, 0 631 12525 6

Austin Mitchell

Downing Street Diary: The Macmillan Years 1957-1963 by Harold Evans. Hodder, 318 pp., £9.95, February 1981, 0 340 25897 7

Heathcote Williams

Poem: ‘War Poem’

Rudolf Peierls

Britain and Nuclear Weapons by Lawrence Freedman. Papermac, 160 pp., £3.25, September 1980, 0 333 30511 6
Countdown: Britain’s Strategic Forces by Stewart Menual. Hale, 188 pp., £8.25, October 1980, 0 7091 8592 8
The War Machine by James Avery Joyce. Quartet, 210 pp., £6.95, October 1980, 0 7043 2254 4
Protest and Survive edited by E.P. Thompson and Dan Smith. Penguin, 262 pp., £1.50, October 1980, 0 14 052341 3

Graham Hough

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson. Faber, 218 pp., £5.25, March 1981, 0 571 11713 9
The Noble Enemy by Charles Fox. Granada, 383 pp., £6.95, February 1981, 0 246 11452 5
The Roman Persuasion by Bernard Bergonzi. Weidenfeld, 192 pp., £6.95, March 1981, 0 297 77927 3

Michael Neve

The Fate of Mary Rose by Caroline Blackwood. Cape, 208 pp., £5.95, February 1981, 0 224 01791 8
Darling, you shouldn’t have gone to so much trouble by Caroline Blackwood and Anna Haycraft. Cape, 224 pp., £6.50, November 1980, 0 224 01834 5

Julian Symons

The Blaze of Noon by Rayner Heppenstall. Allison and Busby, 166 pp., £6.50, July 1980, 0 85031 288 4

D.J. Enright

Poem: ‘Explanation’

Eric Stokes

Letters of Thomas Arnold the Younger 1850-1900 edited by James Bertram. Auckland/Oxford, 276 pp., £15, August 1980, 0 19 647980 0

Sheldon Rothblatt

Cambridge before Darwin: The Ideal of a Liberal Education 1800-1860 by Martha McMackin Garland. Cambridge, 196 pp., £14.50, November 1980, 0 521 23319 4

Douglas Dunn

Precipitous City by Trevor Royle. Mainstream, 210 pp., £6.95, May 1980, 0 906391 09 1
RLS: A Life Study by Jenni Calder. Hamish Hamilton, 362 pp., £9.95, June 1980, 0 241 10374 6
Gillespie by J. MacDougall Hay. Canongate, 450 pp., £4.95, November 1979, 0 903937 79 4
Scottish Satirical Verse edited by Edwin Morgan. Carcanet, 236 pp., £6.95, June 1980, 0 85635 183 0
Collected Poems by Robert Garioch. Carcanet, 208 pp., £3.95, July 1980, 0 85635 316 7

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