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Raymond Williams

Socialism and Survival by Rudolf Bahro, translated by David Fernbach. Heretic Books, 160 pp., £6.95, December 1982, 9780946097029
Capitalist Democracy in Britain by Ralph Miliband. Oxford, 76 pp., £8.95, November 1982, 0 19 827445 9
Socialist Register 1982 edited by Martin Eve and David Musson. Merlin, 314 pp., £8.50, November 1982, 9780850362923

Letters

Hugh Lloyd-Jones, Hans Keller, Philip Booth, Michael Tanner, Malise Ruthven, Edmund Leach, G. Cabrera Infante, Mary Rogers, Nicholas Penny, Tom Paulin, Rachel Kelly, Norman Stone, Jean Raison

Donald Davie

Geoffrey Grigson: Collected Poems 1963-1980  Allison and Busby, 256 pp., £9.95, November 1982, 0 85031 419 4
The Cornish Dancer by Geoffrey Grigson. Secker, 64 pp., £4.95, June 1982, 0 436 18805 8
The Private Art: A Poetry Notebook by Geoffrey Grigson. Allison and Busby, 231 pp., £9.95, November 1982, 0 85031 420 8
Blessings, Kicks and Curses: A Critical Collection by Geoffrey Grigson. Allison and Busby, £9.95, November 1982, 0 85031 437 2
Collected Poems of Ivor Gurney edited by P.J. Kavanagh. Oxford, 284 pp., £12, September 1982, 0 19 211940 0
War Letters by Ivor Gurney, edited by R.K.R. Thornton. Mid-Northumberland Arts Group/Carcanet, 271 pp., £12, February 1983, 0 85635 408 2

Paul Delany

Robert Graves: His Life and Works by Martin Seymour-Smith. Hutchinson, 607 pp., £14.95, May 1982, 0 09 139350 7
In Broken Images: Selected Letters of Robert Graves 1914-1946 edited by Paul O’Prey. Hutchinson, 371 pp., £12.95, May 1982, 0 09 147720 4
Progress of Stories by Laura Riding. Carcanet, 380 pp., £7.95, August 1982, 0 85635 402 3

Frank Kermode

Gissing: A Life in Books by John Halperin. Oxford, 426 pp., £18.50, September 1982, 0 19 812677 8
George Gissing: Critical Essays edited by Jean-Pierre Michaux. Vision/Barnes and Noble, 214 pp., £11.95, March 1981, 0 85478 404 7

Peter Redgrove

Two Poems

John Maynard Smith

The Theory of Sex Allocation by Eric Charnov. Princeton, 355 pp., £29.80, December 1982, 0 691 08311 8

J.D.F. Jones

Yet Being Someone Other by Laurens van der Post. Hogarth, 352 pp., £8.95, October 1982, 0 7012 1900 9

Christopher Ricks

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs edited by J.A. Simpson. Oxford, 256 pp., £7.95, October 1982, 0 19 866131 2
A World of Proverbs by Patricia Houghton. Blandford, 152 pp., £5.95, September 1981, 0 7137 1114 0

Barbara Hardy

Poem: ‘Julia and the Time Machine’

John Sutherland

Firebird 2 edited by T.J. Binding. Penguin, 284 pp., £2.95, January 1983, 0 14 006337 4
Bech is Back by John Updike. Deutsch, 195 pp., £6.95, January 1983, 0 233 97512 8
The Pangs of Love by Jane Gardam. Hamish Hamilton, 156 pp., £7.50, February 1983, 0 241 10942 6
The Man Who Sold Prayers by Margaret Creal. Dent, 198 pp., £7.95, January 1983, 9780460045926
Happy as a Dead Cat by Jill Miller. Women’s Press, 120 pp., £2.50, January 1983, 9780704338982

Anita Brookner

Where I Used to Play on the Green by Glyn Hughes. Gollancz, 192 pp., £7.95, January 1982, 0 575 02997 8
Virginie by John Hawkes. Chatto, 212 pp., £8.50, January 1983, 0 7011 3908 0
Ancient Enemies by Elizabeth North. Cape, 230 pp., £7.95, November 1982, 0 224 02052 8
Dancing Girls by Margaret Atwood. Cape, 240 pp., £7.95, October 1982, 0 224 01835 3
Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon. Collins, 495 pp., £8.95, January 1983, 0 00 222614 6

Craig Raine

Confessions of an Actor by Laurence Olivier. Weidenfeld, 305 pp., £9.95, October 1982, 0 297 78106 5

Douglas Johnson

Ideology and Experience: Anti-Semitism in France at the time of the Dreyfus Affair by Stephen Wilson. Associated University Presses, 812 pp., £30, August 1982, 0 8386 3037 5
Cinq Années de ma Vie by Alfred Dreyfus. Maspéro, 263 pp., frs 15
La Républic et les Juifs après Copernic by Schmuel Trigano. Les Presses d’Aujourd’hui, 272 pp., frs 75, April 1982, 2 901386 03 2

Linda Colley

The Birth of a Consumer Society: The Commercialisation of 18th-Century England by Neil McKendrick, John Brewer and J.H. Plumb. Europa, 355 pp., £18.50, July 1982, 0 905118 00 6

Michael Hofmann

Poem: ‘On Fanø’

John Murray

Story: ‘The Señor and the Celtic Cross’

Ian Hamilton

Diary: New New Grub Street

A.W.B. Simpson

What next in the Law by Lord Denning. Butterworth, 352 pp., £9.95, July 1982, 0 406 17602 7

Michael Ignatieff

The Wolf-Man: Sixty Years Later by Karin Obholzer, translated by Michael Shaw. Routledge, 250 pp., £12.50, November 1982, 0 7100 9354 3
Ernest Jones: Freud’s Alter Ego by Vincent Brome. Caliban, 250 pp., £12.50, January 1983, 0 904573 57 5

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