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Norman Stone

The Twilight of the Comintern 1930-1935 by E.H. Carr. Macmillan, 436 pp., £25, December 1982, 0 333 33062 5

Letters

Patrice Higonnet, Graham Greene, Eira Fay, Jeff Weintraub, Editor, ‘London Review’, Joseph Ginsburg, Hyam Maccoby, Anthony Barnett, Michael Grant, William Flesch, John Sturrock, Earl Miner, John Bayley

Robert Blake

Benjamin Disraeli Letters: Vol. I 1815-1834, Vol. II 1835-1837 edited by J.A.W. Gunn, John Matthews, Donald Schurman and M.G. Wiebe. Toronto, 482 pp., £37.50, June 1982, 0 8020 5523 0
The Gladstone Diaries: with Cabinet Minutes and Prime Ministerial Correspondence, Vol. VII, January 1869-June 1871, Vol. VIII, July 1871-December 1874 edited by H.C.G. Matthew. Oxford, 641 pp., £35, September 1982, 0 19 822638 1
Disraeli by Sarah Bradford. Weidenfeld, 432 pp., £14.95, October 1982, 0 297 78153 7
Gladstone: Vol. I 1809-1865 by Richard Shannon. Hamish Hamilton, 580 pp., £18, November 1982, 0 241 10780 6
H.H. Asquith: Letters to Venetia Stanley edited by Michael Brock and Eleanor Brock. Oxford, 676 pp., £19.50, November 1982, 0 19 212200 2

Selima Hill

Poem: ‘Below Hekla’

V.G. Kiernan

From Agadir to Armageddon: Anatomy of a Crisis by Geoffrey Barraclough. Weidenfeld, 196 pp., £8.95, October 1982, 9780297781745

Rosalind Mitchison

A woman’s work is never done: A History of Housework in the British Isles 1650-1950 by Caroline Davidson. Chatto, 250 pp., £15, October 1982, 0 7011 3901 3

Blair Worden

Neostoicism and the Early Modern State by Gerhard Oestreich, edited by Brigitta Oestreich and H.G. Koenigsberger, translated by David McLintock. Cambridge, 280 pp., £25, August 1982, 0 521 24202 9

Tom Paulin

Poem: ‘Foot Patrol, Fermanagh’

Peter Parsons

The Latin Sexual Vocabulary by J.N. Adams. Duckworth, 272 pp., £24, September 1982, 9780715616482
Ovid: The Erotic Poems translated by Peter Green. Penguin, 450 pp., £2.95, November 1982, 0 14 044360 6
Women’s Life in Greece and Rome by Mary Lefkowitz and Maureen Fant. Duckworth, 294 pp., £24, September 1982, 0 7156 1434 7
Heroines and Hysterics by Mary Lefkowitz. Duckworth, 96 pp., £8.95, September 1982, 0 7156 1518 1

Paul Joannides

Luminous/Numinous

Penelope Shuttle

Poem: ‘Twilight’

Peter Burke

Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century: Vol. I. The Structures of Everyday Life by Fernand Braudel, translated by Siân Reynolds. Collins, 623 pp., £15, October 1981, 0 00 216303 9
Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century: Vol. II. The Wheels of Commerce by Fernand Braudel, translated by Siân Reynolds. Collins, 670 pp., £17.50, November 1982, 9780002161329
Civilisation matérielle, économie et capitalisme, XVe-XVIIIe siècle: Vol. III. Le temps du monde by Fernand Braudel. Armand Colin, 607 pp., frs 250, May 1979, 2 253 06457 2

Eugen Weber

Love, Death and Money in the Pays d’Oc by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, translated by Alan Sheridan. Scolar, 608 pp., £17.50, October 1982, 0 85967 655 2

Alex Auswaks

Story: ‘Mrs Halprin and the Lottery’

David Katz

Mystical Theology and Social Dissent: The Life and Works of Judah Loew of Prague by Byron Sherwin. Associated University Presses, 253 pp., £12.50, August 1982, 0 8386 3028 6
Judaism on Trial: Jewish-Christian Disputations in the Middle Ages by Hyam Maccoby. Associated University Presses, 245 pp., £15, August 1982, 0 8386 3053 7

Clive James

Poem: ‘Diary’

Blake Morrison

In Memory of War: Poems 1968-1982 by James Fenton. Salamander, 96 pp., £6.95, June 1982, 0 907540 17 1

Robert Taubman

Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally. Hodder, 432 pp., £7.95, October 1982, 0 340 27838 2

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