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Vol. 5 No. 9 · 19 May 1983

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Cover Artist

Walker Evans

Oliver Sacks

The man who mistook his wife for a hat

Letters

Susanne Kappeler, Craig Raine, John Spiers, Stanley Wells, Patrick Curry

Hilary Putnam

The Varieties of Reference by Gareth Evans, edited by John McDowell. Oxford, 418 pp., £15, October 1982, 0 19 824685 4

Susannah Clapp

Elizabeth Bishop: The Complete Poems 1927-1979  Chatto/Hogarth, 287 pp., £10.95, April 1983, 0 7011 2694 9

Karl Miller

Robert Lowell: A Biography by Ian Hamilton. Faber, 527 pp., £12.50, May 1983, 0 571 13045 3

Ted Hughes

Poem: ‘The Gulkana’

Neal Ascherson

Salvador by Joan Didion. Chatto, 108 pp., £6.99, April 1983, 0 7011 3912 9

Penelope Gilliatt

The Life of Katherine Anne Porter by Joan Givner. Cape, 572 pp., £15, March 1983, 0 224 02093 5

Michael Wood

Duluth by Gore Vidal. Heinemann, 203 pp., £7.95, May 1983, 0 434 83076 3
Pink Triangle and Yellow Star and Other Essays 1976-1982 by Gore Vidal. Heinemann, 278 pp., £10, July 1982, 0 434 83075 5

Philip Short

Khrushchev by Roy Medvedev, translated by Brian Pearce. Blackwell, 292 pp., £9.50, November 1982, 0 631 12993 6
Soviet Policy for the 1980s edited by Archie Brown and Michael Kaser. Macmillan/St Antony’s College, Oxford, 282 pp., £20, December 1982, 0 333 33139 7

Alan Macfarlane

Man and the Natural World: Changing Attitudes in England 1500-1800 by Keith Thomas. Allen Lane, 426 pp., £14.95, March 1983, 0 7139 1227 8

Tony Smith

Herpes: The Facts by J.K. Oates. Penguin, 123 pp., £1.50, February 1983, 0 14 046619 3

D.A.N. Jones

The Boy Scout Handbook and Other Observations by Paul Fussell. Oxford, 284 pp., £9.95, January 1983, 0 19 503102 4

Dan Jacobson

Story: ‘‘Patient’ – Part Two’

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: A historian writes for fun

Christopher Driver

Fools of Fortune by William Trevor. Bodley Head, 239 pp., £7.50, April 1983, 0 370 30953 7
What a beautiful Sunday! by Jorge Semprun, translated by Alan Sheridan. Secker, 429 pp., £8.95, April 1983, 9780436446603
An Innocent Millionaire by Stephen Vizinczey. Hamish Hamilton, 388 pp., £8.95, March 1983, 0 241 10929 9
The Papers of Tony Veitch by William McIlvanney. Hodder, 254 pp., £7.95, April 1983, 0 340 22907 1
In the Shadow of the Paradise Tree by Sasha Moorsom. Routledge, 247 pp., £6.95, April 1983, 0 7100 9408 6
The Bride by Bapsi Sidhwa. Cape, 248 pp., £7.95, February 1983, 0 224 02047 1

Robert Taubman

The Philosopher’s Pupil by Iris Murdoch. Chatto, 576 pp., £7.95, April 1983, 0 7011 2682 5

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