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Martin Amis

The Dean’s December by Saul Bellow. Secker, 312 pp., £7.95, March 1982, 0 436 03952 4

Letters

Michael Howard, James Darke, Noël Annan, Robin Kinross, Richard Webster, Edmund Leach, Nicolas Walter, Sean O’Faolain, Wlodzimierz Brus, Prudence Crowther, Brian Southam

Douglas Dunn

Poem: ‘Birch Room’

Peter Porter

Poem: ‘The Cast of Campagnatico’

John Maynard Smith

The Mammalian Radiations: An Analysis of Trends in Evolution, Adaptation and Behaviour by John Eisenberg. Athlone, 610 pp., £32, December 1981, 0 485 30008 7

P.N. Furbank

You, You and You: The People Out of Step with World War Two by Pete Grafton. Pluto, 169 pp., £2.95, February 1982, 9780861043606

Alan Sillitoe

Writing and Publishing

Blake Morrison

Continuous by Tony Harrison. Rex Collings, £3.95, November 1982, 0 86036 159 4
The Oresteia by Aeschylus, translated by Tony Harrison. Rex Collings, 120 pp., £3.50, November 1981, 0 86036 178 0
US Martial by Tony Harrison. Bloodaxe, £75, November 1981, 0 906427 29 0
A Kumquat for John Keats by Tony Harrison. Bloodaxe, £75, November 1981, 0 906427 31 2

Penelope Lively

The Parting of Ways: A Personal Account of the Thirties by Shiela Grant Duff. Peter Owen, 223 pp., £10.50, March 1982, 0 7206 0586 5
From Middle England: A Memory of the Thirties by Philip Oakes. Deutsch, 185 pp., £5.95, May 1980, 0 233 97232 3
Dwellers All in Time and Space: A Memory of the 1940s by Philip Oakes. Deutsch, 227 pp., £8.50, March 1982, 0 233 97434 2

Colin Legum

The Ethiopian Revolution by Fred Halliday and Maxine Molyneux. Verso, 304 pp., £15, January 1982, 0 86091 043 1

Geoffrey Hawthorn

Pursuits of Happiness: The Hollywood Comedy of Remarriage by Stanley Cavell. Harvard, 283 pp., £12.25, December 1981, 0 674 73905 1

Pat Rogers

A Model Childhood by Christa Wolf, translated by Ursule Molinaro and Hedwig Rappolt. Virago, 407 pp., £8.95, April 1982, 0 86068 253 6
The Safety Net by Heinrich Böll, translated by Leila Vennewitz. Secker, 314 pp., £7.50, March 1982, 9780436054549
The Country of her Dreams by Janice Elliott. Hodder, 186 pp., £6.95, March 1982, 0 340 27830 7
The Soul’s Gymansium and Other Stories by Harold Acton. Hamish Hamilton, 165 pp., £7.95, February 1982, 0 241 10740 7

Gabriele Annan

Out of the Past by Alexandra Tolstoy. Columbia, December 1981, 9780231051002

Rosalind Mitchison

The Economic History of Britain since 1700. Vol. 1: 1700-1860 edited by Roderick Floud and Donald McCloskey. Cambridge, 323 pp., £25, October 1981, 0 521 23166 3
The Economic History of Britain since 1700. Vol. II: 1860 to the 1970s edited by Roderick Floud and Donald McCloskey. Cambridge, 485 pp., £30, October 1981, 0 521 23167 1

Tom Paulin

Paisley’s Progress

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: No doubt I am old-fashioned

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Lost in America – Part Two of a Memoir by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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