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François Recanati, John McDowell, Peter Dockwrey, James Hopkins, Christopher Norris, Paul Seabright

Edward Said

Aisha by Ahdaf Soueif. Cape, 159 pp., £7.50, July 1983, 0 224 02097 8

William Boyd

Memories of the Sausage Fly

D.A.N. Jones

Africa Dances by Geoffrey Gorer. Penguin, 218 pp., £2.95, January 1983, 0 14 009502 0
Nigerian Kaleidoscope by Rex Niven. Hurst/Archon, 278 pp., £13.50, January 1983, 0 905838 59 9
Stepping-Stones by Sylvia Leith-Ross, edited by Michael Crowder. Peter Owen, 191 pp., £10.95, February 1983, 0 7206 0600 4
Female and Male in West Africa edited by Christine Oppong. Allen and Unwin, 402 pp., £18.50, April 1983, 0 04 301158 6
Memories of Our Recent Boom by Kole Omotoso. Longman, 232 pp., £1.50, May 1983, 0 582 78572 3

J.D.F. Jones

Under the Skin by David Caute. Allen Lane, 447 pp., £14.95, February 1983, 0 7139 1357 6
The K-Factor by David Caute. Joseph, 216 pp., £8.95, May 1983, 0 7181 2260 7

Blake Morrison

Poem: ‘Noblesse Oblige’

Keith Kyle

Tom Mboya: The Man Kenya Wanted to Forget by David Goldsworthy. Heinemann/Africana, 308 pp., £13, June 1982, 0 435 96275 2

George Rudé

Studies in the Social and Economic History of the Witwatersrand 1886-1914. Vol. I: New Babylon, Vol. II:New Nineveh by Charles van Onselen. Longman, 213 pp., £4.95, December 1982, 9780582643833

Norman Stone

The Crisis of the Old Order in Russia: Gentry and Government by Roberta Thompson Manning. Princeton, 555 pp., £35.30, February 1983, 0 691 05349 9
Mikhail Bakunin: A Study in the Psychology and Politics of Utopianism by Aileen Kelly. Oxford, 320 pp., £17.50, November 1982, 0 19 827244 8

Stephen Spender

Code Name ‘Mary’: Memoirs of an American Woman in the Austrian Underground by Muriel Gardiner. Yale, 200 pp., £10.95, May 1983, 0 300 02940 3

Batori K. Ngabwe

Poem: ‘Shakespeare and the Critics’

Hugh Thomas

The Spanish Civil War by David Mitchell. Granada, 208 pp., £9.95, December 1982, 0 246 11916 0

Marilyn Butler

William Wordsworth: The Borders of Vision by Jonathan Wordsworth. Oxford, 496 pp., £25, February 1983, 0 19 812097 4
William Wordsworth: The Poetry of Grandeur and of Tenderness by David Pirie. Methuen, 301 pp., £14.95, March 1982, 0 416 31300 0
Benjamin the Waggoner by William Wordsworth, edited by Paul Betz. Cornell/Harvester, 356 pp., £40, September 1981, 0 85527 513 8

John Edwards

Many Voices: Bilingualism, Culture and Education by Jane Miller. Routledge, 212 pp., £10.95, April 1983, 0 7100 9331 4
Life with Two Languages: An Introduction to Bilingualism by François Grosjean. Harvard, 370 pp., £14, November 1982, 0 674 53091 8
On Dialect: Social and Geographical Perspectives by Peter Trudgill. Blackwell, 240 pp., £15, December 1982, 0 631 13151 5

Christopher Norris

Literary Theory: An Introduction by Terry Eagleton. Blackwell, 244 pp., £15, May 1983, 0 631 13258 9
Essays on Fiction 1971-82 by Frank Kermode. Routledge, 227 pp., £9.95, May 1983, 0 7100 9442 6
Deconstructive Criticism: An Advanced Introduction by Vincent Leitch. Hutchinson, 290 pp., £15, January 1983, 0 09 150690 5
Readings and Writings: Semiotic Counter-Strategies by Peter Wollen. Verso, 228 pp., £15, March 1983, 0 86091 055 5
Knowing the Poor: A Case-Study in Textual Reality Construction by Bryan Green. Routledge, 221 pp., £12.95, February 1983, 0 7100 9282 2

Michael Wood

O, How the wheel becomes it! by Anthony Powell. Heinemann, 143 pp., £6.95, June 1983, 0 434 59925 5
Brilliant Creatures by Clive James. Cape, 303 pp., £7.95, July 1983, 0 224 02122 2
Pomeroy by Gordon Williams. Joseph, 233 pp., £7.95, June 1983, 0 7181 2259 3

Frank Kermode

Diary: Being in New York

Robert Morley

Downing Street in Perspective by Marcia Falkender. Weidenfeld, 280 pp., £10.95, May 1983, 0 297 78107 3

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