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Vol. 4 No. 24 · 30 December 1982

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Vol. 4 No. 24 · 30 December 1982

John Bayley

The Penguin Book of Contemporary British Poetry edited by Blake Morrison and Andrew Motion. Penguin, 208 pp., £1.95, October 1982, 0 14 042283 8
The Rattle Bag edited by Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes. Faber, 498 pp., £10, October 1982, 0 571 11966 2

Letters

Pedro Perez Sarduy, Peter Widdowson, D.H. Sexton, Editor, ‘London Review’, Harold Brooks, Jeffrey Meyers

Blake Morrison

Poem: ‘The Grange Boy’

Tom Shippey

Invasion of the Space Invaders: An Addict’s Guide to Battle Tactics, Big Scores and the Best, Machines by Martin Amis. Hutchinson, 128 pp., £5.95, September 1982, 0 09 147841 3
Dicing with Dragons: An Introduction to Role-Playing Games by Ian Livingstone. Routledge, 216 pp., £3.95, October 1982, 0 7100 9466 3

Penelope Gilliatt

Chez Tati

Seamus Deane

Selected Poems by John Montague. Oxford, 189 pp., £5.95, May 1982, 0 19 211950 8
Ghosts at my Back by Tom Rawling. Oxford, 55 pp., £3.95, June 1982, 0 19 211951 6
A Late Harvest by John Ward. Peterloo, 48 pp., £3, April 1982, 0 09 146960 0

Hugo Williams

Poem: ‘Some Girls by Hugo Williams’

Stephen Bann

Queen of Stones by Emma Tennant. Cape, 160 pp., £6.95, November 1982, 0 224 02601 1
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial by William Kotzwinkle, based on a screenplay by Melissa Mathison. Arthur Barker, 246 pp., £6.95, November 1982, 0 213 16848 0
Tales of Afghanistan by Amina Shah. Octagon Press, 128 pp., £6.50, November 1982, 0 900860 94 4
The Masque of St Eadmundsburg by Humphrey Morrison. Blond and Briggs, 228 pp., £7.95, October 1982, 0 85634 127 4
A Villa in France by J.I.M. Stewart. Gollancz, 206 pp., £6.95, October 1982, 0 575 03103 4
Collected Stories: Vol. III by Sean O’Faolain. Constable, 422 pp., £9.95, November 1982, 0 09 463920 5
Work Suspended and Other Stories by Evelyn Waugh. Penguin, 318 pp., £2.75, November 1982, 0 14 006518 0

Michael Ignatieff

Trade Unions in British Politics edited by Ben Pimlott. Longman, 302 pp., £6.50, September 1982, 0 582 49184 3
Trade Unions: The Logic of Collective Action by Colin Crouch. Fontana, 251 pp., £2.50, August 1982, 9780006358732
Work and Politics: The Division of Labour in Industry by Charles Sabel. Cambridge, 304 pp., £17.50, September 1982, 0 521 23002 0
Strikes and the Government, 1893-1981 by Eric Wigham. Macmillan, 248 pp., £20, February 1982, 0 333 32302 5
Governments and Trade Unions: The British Experience, 1964-1979 by Dennis Barnes. Heinemann Educational, 242 pp., £6.50, February 1982, 0 435 83046 5
The Assembly Line by Robert Linhart, translated by Margaret Crosland. Calder, 160 pp., £3.95, September 1981, 9780714537429

A.W.F. Edwards

The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould. Norton, 352 pp., £9.95, May 1982, 0 393 01489 4

D.A.N. Jones

On Going to Bed by Anthony Burgess. Deutsch, 96 pp., £4.95, August 1982, 0 233 97470 9
The End of the World News by Anthony Burgess. Hutchinson, 398 pp., £8.95, October 1982, 0 09 150540 2
This Man and Music by Anthony Burgess. Hutchinson, 192 pp., £7.95, September 1982, 0 09 149610 1

Hans Keller

Stravinsky: Selected Correspondence, Vol. I edited by Robert Craft. Faber, 471 pp., £25, September 1982, 0 571 11724 4
Igor Stravinsky: The Rake’s Progress by Paul Griffiths, Igor Stravinsky, Robert Craft and Gabriel Josipovici. Cambridge, 109 pp., £9.95, September 1982, 0 521 23746 7

Philip Booth

Stravinsky Seen and Heard by Hans Keller and Milein Cosman. Toccata Press, 127 pp., £5.95, March 1982, 0 907689 01 9
Nadia Boulanger: A Life in Music by Léonie Rosenstiel. Norton, 427 pp., £16.95, October 1982, 0 393 01495 9

Nicholas Spice

Richard Strauss: A Chronicle of the Early Years 1864-1898 by Willi Schuh, translated by Mary Whitall. Cambridge, 555 pp., £35, July 1982, 0 521 24104 9

Misha Donat

Carl Maria von Weber: Writings on Music edited by John Warrack, translated by Martin Cooper. Cambridge, 402 pp., £35, December 1981, 0 521 22892 1

Patrick Carnegy

Fair Ophelia: A Life of Harriet Smithson Berlioz by Peter Raby. Cambridge, 216 pp., £12.95, September 1982, 0 521 24421 8
Mazeppa: The Lives, Loves and Legends of Adah Isaacs Menken by Wolf Mankowitz. Blond and Briggs, 270 pp., £10.95, September 1982, 0 85634 119 3

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: Death of a Historian

Penelope Fitzgerald

Letters of Sylvia Townsend Warner  Chatto, 311 pp., £15, October 1982, 0 7011 2603 5
The Portrait of a Tortoise by Gilbert White and Sylvia Townsend Warner. Virago, 63 pp., £3.50, October 1981, 0 86068 218 8
Sylvia Townsend Warner: Collected Poems edited by Claire Harman. Carcanet, 290 pp., £9.95, July 1982, 0 85635 339 6
Scenes of Childhood and Other Stories by Sylvia Townsend Warner. Chatto, 177 pp., £6.50, September 1981, 0 7011 2516 0

John Dunn

The Myth of the Nation and the Vision of Revolution by J.L. Talmon. Secker, 632 pp., £15, October 1981, 0 436 51399 4

Martin Elliott

Story: ‘Having taken off my wheels’

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