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Norman Stone

Hannah Arendt: For Love of the World by Elizabeth Young-Bruehl. Yale, 563 pp., £12.95, May 1982, 0 300 02660 9
Hannah Arendt and the Search for a New Political Philosophy by Bhikhu Parekh. Macmillan, 198 pp., £20, October 1981, 0 333 30474 8

Letters

Nicolas Walter, Editor, ‘London Review’, Paul Milican, Robert Wilcocks, Douglas Johnson, Paul Johnson

Malise Ruthven

Two Minutes over Baghdad by Amos Perlmutter, Michael Handel and Uri Bar-Joseph. Corgi, 192 pp., £1.75, April 1982, 0 552 11939 3
Inside the Middle East by Dilip Hiro. Routledge, 471 pp., £12.50, April 1982, 0 7100 9030 7
America Held Hostage: The Secret Negotiations by Pierre Salinger. Deutsch, 349 pp., £10.95, May 1982, 0 233 97456 3

Jeff McMahan

The Fate of the Earth by Jonathan Schell. Cape/Picador, 256 pp., £7.95, June 1982, 0 224 02064 1
The Two-Edged Sword: Armed Force in the Modern World by Laurence Martin. Weidenfeld, 108 pp., £5.95, March 1982, 0 297 78139 1
Zero Option by E.P. Thompson. Merlin, 198 pp., £10, June 1982, 0 85036 288 1
Disarming Europe edited by Mary Kaldor and Dan Smith. Merlin, 196 pp., £10, May 1982, 0 85036 277 6

Thomas Nagel

Moral Thinking: Its Levels, Method and Point by R.M. Hare. Oxford, 250 pp., £11, December 1982, 0 19 824659 5

Simon Schaffer

Explaining the Unexplained: Mysteries of the Paranormal by Hans Eysenck and Carl Sargent. Weidenfeld, 192 pp., £9.95, April 1982, 0 297 78068 9
Appearances of the Dead: A Cultural History of Ghosts by R.C. Finucane. Junction, 292 pp., £13.50, May 1982, 0 86245 043 8
Hauntings and Apparitions by Andrew Mackenzie. Heinemann, 240 pp., £8.50, June 1982, 0 434 44051 5
Beyond the Body: An Investigation of Out-of-the-Body Experiences by Susan Blackmore. Heinemann, 270 pp., £8.50, June 1982, 0 434 07470 5

David Marquand

Tony Crosland by Susan Crosland. Cape, 448 pp., £10.95, June 1982, 9780224017879

Geoffrey Hawthorn

Ethology by Robert Hinde. Oxford/Fontana, 320 pp., £9.50, February 1982, 0 19 520370 4
Social Anthropology by Edmund Leach. Oxford/Fontana, 254 pp., £9.50, February 1982, 0 19 520371 2
Religion by Leszek Kolakowski. Oxford/Fontana, 235 pp., £9.50, February 1982, 0 19 520372 0
Historical Sociology by Philip Abrams. Open Books, 353 pp., £12, April 1982, 0 7291 0111 8

Douglas Johnson

J’Accuse by Graham Greene. Bodley Head, 69 pp., £1.95, May 1982, 0 370 30930 8

John Sutherland

The Gentleman in Trollope: Individuality and Moral Conduct by Shirley Letwin. Macmillan, 303 pp., £15, May 1982, 0 333 31209 0
The Idea of the Gentleman in the Victorian Novel by Robin Gilmour. Allen and Unwin, 208 pp., £10, October 1981, 0 04 800005 1

Penelope Fitzgerald

Collected Poems and Prose by Charlotte Mew, edited by Val Warner. Carcanet/Virago, 445 pp., £9.95, October 1981, 0 85635 260 8

Donald Davie

Arvon Foundation Poetry Competion: 1980 Anthology by Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney. Kilnhurst Publishing Company, 173 pp., £3, April 1982, 9780950807805
Burn this by Tom Disch. Hutchinson, 63 pp., £7.50, April 1982, 0 09 146960 0

Gavin Ewart

Poem: ‘Jason Strugnell’s Competition Sonnet’

Simon Raven

Dornford Yates: A Tragedy by A.J. Smithers. Hodder, 240 pp., £8.95, March 1982, 0 340 27547 2

Stephen Bann

When things of the spirit come first by Simone de Beauvoir, translated by Patrick O’Brian. Deutsch, 212 pp., £6.95, July 1982, 0 233 97462 8
Union Street by Pat Barker. Virago, 266 pp., £6.95, May 1982, 9780860682820
Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood. Virago, 346 pp., £3.50, June 1982, 0 86068 303 6
Bodily Harm by Margaret Atwood. Cape, 302 pp., £7.50, June 1982, 0 224 02016 1
Hearts: A Novel by Hilma Wolitzer. Harvester, 324 pp., £6.95, June 1982, 9780710804754
Pzyche by Amanda Hemingway. Faber, 236 pp., £7.95, June 1982, 0 571 11875 5
December Flower by Judy Allen. Duckworth, 176 pp., £7.95, May 1982, 0 7156 1644 7

Adrian Poole

A crowd is not company by Robert Kee. Cape, 240 pp., £7.50, May 1982, 9780224020039
Bedbugs by Clive Sinclair. Allison and Busby, 109 pp., £6.95, May 1982, 0 85031 454 2
New Writing and Writers 19  John Calder, 262 pp., £6.95, April 1982, 0 7145 3811 6
Zhenia’s Childhood by Boris Pasternak, translated by Alec Brown. Allison and Busby, 115 pp., £6.95, May 1982, 0 85031 466 6

J.I.M. Stewart

The Great Detectives: Seven Original Investigations by Julian Symons. Orbis, 143 pp., £7.95, October 1981, 0 85613 362 0
Critical Observations by Julian Symons. Faber, 213 pp., £9.95, October 1981, 0 571 11688 4
As I walked down New Grub Street: Memories of a Writing Life by Walter Allen. Heinemann, 276 pp., £8.95, November 1981, 0 434 01829 5

Hugo Williams

Poem: ‘The Spring of Sheep’

Ian Hamilton

Diary: Novels for the Bright, Modern Woman

Gabriele Annan

Early Memoirs by Bronislava Nijinska, translated by Irina Nijinska and Jean Rawlinson. Faber, 546 pp., £15, January 1982, 0 571 11892 5

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