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Eric Hobsbawm

War and Society in Revolutionary Europe 1770-1870 by Geoffrey Best. Leicester University Press/Fontana, 336 pp., £12, March 1982, 0 00 634747 9
European Empires from Conquest to Collapse 1815-1960 by V.G. Kiernan. Leicester University Press/Fontana, 285 pp., £12, March 1982, 0 00 634826 2

Letters

Hans Aarsleff, Isaiah Berlin, Stephen Bann, John Nicoll, Blake Morrison, Editor, London Review, Arthur Terry, P.J. Croft

Arthur Marwick

The Wasting of the British Economy by Sidney Pollard. Croom Helm, 197 pp., £11.95, March 1982, 0 7099 2019 9
The Global 2000 Report to the President: Entering the 21st Century  Penguin, 766 pp., £7.95, January 1982, 0 14 022441 6
United Kingdom Facts by Richard Rose and Ian McAllister. Macmillan, 168 pp., £30, February 1982, 0 333 25341 8

Barry Supple

Getting and Spending: Public Expenditure, Employment and Inflation by Leo Pliatzky. Blackwell, 232 pp., £12, March 1982, 0 631 12907 3
Inside the Treasury by Joel Barnett. Deutsch, 200 pp., £8.95, February 1982, 9780233973944
Public Expenditure and Social Policy: An Examination of Social Spending and Social Priorities edited by Alan Walker. Heinemann, 212 pp., £7.50, March 1982, 0 435 82906 8

Peter Clarke

The Collected Writings of John Maynard Keynes: Vol. XIX. Activities 1924-9: The Return to Gold and Industrial Policy edited by Sir Austin Robinson and Donald Moggridge. Macmillan, 468 pp., £40, October 1981, 0 333 10727 6
The Collected Writings of John Maynard Keynes: Vol. XX. Activities 1929-31: Rethinking Employment and Unemployment Policies edited by Sir Austin Robinson and Donald Moggridge. Macmillan, 675 pp., £20, December 1981, 0 333 10721 7
The Collected Writings of John Maynard Keynes: Vol. XXI. Activities 1931-9: edited by Sir Austin Robinson and Donald Moggridge. Macmillan, 645 pp., £20, March 1982, 0 333 10728 4

John Gibbens

Poem: ‘A Wild Inhabitation’

David Pears

Reason, Truth and History by Hilary Putnam. Cambridge, 222 pp., £15, February 1982, 0 521 23035 7

John Maynard Smith

The Laws of the Game: How the principles of nature govern science by Manfred Eigen and Ruthild Winkler, translated by Robert Kimber and Rita Kimber. Allen Lane, 347 pp., £14.95, March 1982, 9780713914849

John Bayley

Poem: ‘Ode to a Private Convenience’

Brian Bond

End of the Affair: The Collapse of the Anglo-French Alliance 1939-40 by Eleanor Gates. Allen and Unwin, 630 pp., £15, February 1982, 0 04 940063 0
The Strategy of Phoney War: Britain, Sweden and the Iron Ore Question 1939-1940 by Thomas Munch-Petersen. Militärhistoriska Forlaget, 296 pp., £8, October 1981, 91 85266 17 5

Charles Townshend

Davitt and Irish Revolution 1846-1882 by T.W. Moody. Oxford, 674 pp., £22.50, April 1982, 9780198223825

Alasdair MacIntyre

Iris Murdoch: Work for the Spirit by Elizabeth Dipple. Methuen, 356 pp., £12.50, January 1982, 9780416312904

Jon Elster

Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology by M.I. Finley. Chatto, 202 pp., £10, June 1980, 0 7011 2510 1
Economy and Society in Ancient Greece by M.I. Finley. Chatto, 326 pp., £15, April 1981, 0 7011 2549 7
The Legacy of Greece: A New Appraisal edited by M.I. Finley. Oxford, 479 pp., £8.95, August 1981, 0 19 821915 6

Ursula Creagh

Life after Marriage: Scenes from Divorce by A. Alvarez. Macmillan, 268 pp., £8.95, June 1982, 0 333 24161 4

Pat Rogers

The Samurai by Shusaku Endo, translated by Van C. Gessel. Peter Owen, 272 pp., £8.95, May 1982, 0 7206 0559 8
The Obedient Wife by Julia O’Faolain. Allen Lane, 230 pp., £7.50, May 1982, 9780713914672
Pinball by Jerzy Kosinski. Joseph, 287 pp., £7.95, May 1982, 0 7181 2133 3
Brother of the More Famous Jack by Barbara Trapido. Gollancz, 218 pp., £6.95, May 1982, 0 575 03112 3

Victoria Brittain

Devil on the Cross by Ngugi wa Thiongo. Heinemann, 224 pp., £7.50, June 1982, 0 435 90200 8
Detained: A Writer’s Prison Diary by Ngugi wa Thiongo. Heinemann, 232 pp., £7.50, June 1981, 9780435906504
Writers in Politics by Ngugi wa Thiongo. Heinemann, 320 pp., £6.95, June 1981, 0 435 91752 8
Ake: The Years of Childhood by Wole Soyinka. Rex Collings, 230 pp., £7.50, August 1981, 0 86036 155 1

Errol Trzebinski

Letters from Africa 1914-1931 by Isak Dinesen, edited by Frans Lasson, translated by Anne Born. Weidenfeld, 474 pp., £12.95, September 1981, 9780297780007

Karl Miller

Diary: Conflict of Two Egos

Julian Barnes

The Family Idiot: Gustave Flaubert 1821-1857 by Jean-Paul Sartre. Chicago, 627 pp., £17.50, January 1982, 0 226 73509 5
Sartre and Flaubert by Hazel Barnes. Chicago, 449 pp., £17.50, January 1982, 0 226 03720 7

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