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Barbara Everett

Robert Browning: A Life within Life by Donald Thomas. Weidenfeld, 334 pp., £12.95, August 1982, 0 297 78092 1
The Elusive Self in the Poetry of Robert Browning by Constance Hassett. Ohio, 186 pp., £17, December 1982, 0 8214 0629 9
The Complete Works of Robert Browning. Vol. V edited by Roma King. Ohio, 395 pp., £29.75, July 1981, 9780821402207
The Poetical Works of Robert Browning: Vol. I edited by Ian Jack and Margaret Smith. Oxford, 543 pp., £45, April 1983, 0 19 811893 7
Robert Browning: The Poems edited by John Pettigrew and Thomas Collins. Yale/Penguin, 1191 pp., £26, January 1982, 0 300 02675 7
Robert Browning: ‘The Ring and the Book’ edited by Richard Altick. Yale/Penguin, 707 pp., £21, May 1981, 0 300 02677 3

Letters

Noël Annan, Hilary Putnam, John Edwards, David Twersky, Gordon Hawkins

Frank Kermode

The Oxford Book of Aphorisms edited by John Gross. Oxford, 383 pp., £9.50, March 1983, 0 19 214111 2
The Travellers’ Dictionary of Quotation: Who said what about where? edited by Peter Yapp. Routledge, 1022 pp., £24.95, April 1983, 0 7100 0992 5

Norman Hampson

The Younger Pitt: The Reluctant Transition by John Ehrman. Constable, 689 pp., £20, June 1983, 0 09 464930 8
Lord Aberdeen: A Political Biography by Muriel Chamberlain. Longman, 583 pp., £25, May 1983, 0 582 50462 7

Judith Shklar

Will and Circumstance: Montesquieu, Rousseau and the French Revolution by Norman Hampson. Duckworth, 282 pp., £19.50, June 1983, 0 7156 1697 8
Jean-Jacques: The Early Life and Work of Jean-Jacques Rousseau 1712-1754 by Maurice Cranston. Allen Lane, 382 pp., £14.95, April 1983, 0 7139 0608 1

F.B. Smith

Endangered Lives: Public Health in Victorian Britain by Anthony Wohl. Dent, 440 pp., £17.50, May 1983, 0 460 04252 1

Frank Honigsbaum

The Politics of the National Health Service by Rudolf Klein. Longman, 198 pp., £4.25, March 1983, 0 582 29602 1

David Leigh

British Intelligence and Covert Action: Africa, the Middle East and Europe since 1945 by Jonathan Bloch, Patrick Fitzgerald and Philip Agee. Junction, 284 pp., £5.95, May 1983, 0 86245 113 2
Through the Looking-Glass: British Foreign Policy in an Age of Illusions by Anthony Verrier. Cape, 400 pp., £12.50, February 1983, 0 224 01979 1

V.G. Kiernan

The Working Class in Modern British History: Essays in Honour of Henry Pelling edited by Jay Winter. Cambridge, 315 pp., £25, February 1983, 0 521 23444 1
The Chartist Experience: Studies in Working-Class Radicalism and Culture, 1830-60 edited by James Epstein and Dorothy Thompson. Macmillan, 392 pp., £16, November 1982, 0 333 32971 6
Bread, Knowledge and Freedom: A Study of 19th-Century Working Class Autobiography by David Vincent. Methuen, 221 pp., £4.95, December 1982, 0 416 34670 7

John Ziman

Refusenik by Mark Ya. Azbel. Hamish Hamilton, 513 pp., £9.95, February 1982, 0 241 10633 8

Nicholas Penny

The Art of Describing by Svetlana Alpers. Murray, 273 pp., £25, May 1983, 0 7195 4063 1

David Cannadine

London: The Unique City by Steen Eiler Rasmussen. MIT, 468 pp., £7.30, May 1982, 0 262 68027 0
Town Planning in London: The 18th and 19th Centuries by Donald Olsen. Yale, 245 pp., £25, October 1982, 0 300 02914 4
The English Terraced House by Stefan Muthesius. Yale, 278 pp., £12.50, November 1982, 0 300 02871 7
London as it might have been by Felix Barker and Ralph Hyde. Murray, 223 pp., £12.50, May 1982, 0 7195 3857 2

Robert Morley

A Yorkshire Boyhood by Roy Hattersley. Chatto, 215 pp., £8.95, June 1983, 0 7011 2613 2
Letters to a Grandson by Lord Home. Collins, 151 pp., £6.95, July 1983, 0 00 217061 2

Christopher Driver

Blue Highways: A Journey into America by William Least Heat Moon. Secker, 421 pp., £8.95, May 1983, 0 436 28459 6

Stephen Bann

George beneath a Paper Moon by Nina Bawden. Macmillan, 192 pp., £7.95, July 1983, 0 333 35380 3
The Ice-House by Nina Bawden. Macmillan, 236 pp., £7.95, July 1983, 0 333 35244 0
A Dance to the Glory of God by Hugh Fleetwood. Hamish Hamilton, 183 pp., £8.95, July 1983, 0 241 11088 2
The Ice Monkey, and Other Stories by John Harrison. Gollancz, 144 pp., £8.95, June 1983, 0 575 03259 6
Arabic Short Stories translated by Denys Johnson-Davies. Quartet, 173 pp., £6.95, July 1983, 0 7043 2367 2
The Changelings: A Classical Japanese Court Tale translated by Rosette Willig. Stanford, 248 pp., $19.50, May 1983, 0 8047 1124 0

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: On Not Being Egocentric Enough

Niall Rudd

The Augustan Idea in English Literature by Howard Erskine-Hill. Arnold, 379 pp., £33.50, May 1983, 0 7131 6373 9
Catullus by G.P. Goold. Duckworth, 266 pp., £24, January 1983, 0 7156 1435 5
Three Classical Poets: Sappho, Catullus and Juvenal by Richard Jenkyns. Duckworth, 242 pp., £24, May 1982, 0 7156 1636 6

Michael Hofmann

Three Poems

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