Vol. 4 No. 9 · 20 May 1982

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Christopher Ricks

My Sister and Myself: The Diaries of J.R. Ackerley edited by Francis King. Hutchinson, 217 pp., £8.95, March 1982, 9780091470203

Letters

Paul Johnson, Jeff McMahan, J.M. Rogers, Carolyn White, Charles Martindale, Alistair Ricketts, Editors, ‘London Review’

John Bayley

Shakespeare’s Division of Experience by Marilyn French. Cape, 376 pp., £12.50, March 1982, 0 224 02013 7

Donald Davie

In Defence of the Imagination by Helen Gardner. Oxford, 197 pp., £12.50, February 1982, 0 19 812639 5

A.J. Ayer

Koestler by Iain Hamilton. Secker, 397 pp., £12, April 1982, 0 436 19191 1

Patrick Wall

The Monkey Puzzle by John Gribbin and Jeremy Cherfas. Bodley Head, 279 pp., £8.50, April 1982, 0 370 30469 1
Darwinism Defended: A Guide to the Evolution Controversies by Michael Ruse. Addison-Wesley, 356 pp., £6.95, April 1982, 0 201 06273 9
The Aquatic Ape: A Theory of Human Evolution by Elaine Morgan. Souvenir, 168 pp., £7.95, March 1982, 0 285 62509 8
The Neck of the Giraffe, or Where Darwin went wrong by Francis Hitching. Pan, 288 pp., £2.50, April 1982, 0 330 26643 8

Richard Rorty

Philosophical Explanations by Robert Nozick. Oxford, 765 pp., £15, November 1981, 0 19 824672 2

Mark Abley

Poem: ‘Lhasa, 1950’

Lord Goodman

Clinging to the Wreckage by John Mortimer. Weidenfeld, 200 pp., £8.50, March 1982, 0 297 78010 7

Arthur Marwick

Battered Cherub by Joe Gormley. Hamish Hamilton, 216 pp., £7.95, April 1982, 0 241 10754 7

Blair Worden

Philo-Semitism and the Readmission of the Jews to England 1603-1655 by David Katz. Oxford, 312 pp., £17.50, April 1982, 0 19 821885 0

G.R. Elton

The History of Parliament: The Commons 1558-1603 edited by P.W. Hasler. HMSO, 1940 pp., £95, February 1982, 0 11 887501 9

R.F. Leslie

God’s Playground: A History of Poland, Vol 1., The Origins to 1745, Vol. 11, 1745 to the Present by Norman Davies. Oxford, 605 pp., £27.50, December 1981, 0 19 822555 5

Tam Dalyell

A Falklands Polemic

Robert Taubman

A Chain of Voices by André Brink. Faber, 525 pp., £7.95, May 1982, 0 571 11874 7
How German is it by Walter Abish. Carcanet, 252 pp., £6.75, March 1982, 0 85635 396 5
Before she met me by Julian Barnes. Cape, 183 pp., £6.50, April 1982, 0 224 01985 6
Providence by Anita Brookner. Cape, 183 pp., £6.95, May 1982, 0 224 01976 7
Getting it right by Elizabeth Jane Howard. Hamish Hamilton, 264 pp., £7.95, May 1982, 0 241 10805 5

George Woodcock

Maps and Dreams by Hugh Brody. Jill Norman and Hobhouse, 297 pp., £7.95, January 1982, 0 906908 76 0

Douglas Johnson

La Cérémonie des Adieux by Simone de Beauvoir. Gallimard, 559 pp., £9.25, November 1981
Mes Années Sartre by Georges Michel. Hachette, 217 pp., £6.15
Oeuvres Romanesques by Jean-Paul Sartre, edited by Michel Contat and Michel Rybalka. Bibliothèque de la Pléiade, 2174 pp., £22.50, January 1982

Clive James

Poem: ‘Diary’

D.A.N. Jones

P.G. Wodehouse: A Literary Biography by Benny Green. Joseph, 256 pp., £8.95, October 1981, 0 907516 04 1
Wodehouse on Wodehouse: Bring on the girls (with Guy Bolton), Performing Flea, Over Seventy  Penguin, 655 pp., £2.95, September 1981, 0 14 005245 3
P.G. Wodehouse: An Illustrated Biography by Joseph Connolly. Eel Pie, 160 pp., £3.95, September 1981, 0 906008 44 1
P.G. Wodehouse: A Centenary Celebration 1881-1981 edited by James Heineman and Donald Bensen. Oxford, 197 pp., £40, February 1982, 0 19 520357 7
The World of P.G. Wodehouse by Herbert Warren Wind. Hutchinson, 256 pp., £5.95, October 1981, 0 09 145670 3

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