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Vol. 5 No. 18 · 6 October 1983

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Cover Artist

Bill Brandt

Peter Shore

The Diary of Hugh Gaitskell 1945-1956 by Philip Williams. Cape, 720 pp., £25, September 1983, 0 224 01911 2

Letters

Ian Jack, William Milne, Michael Robertson, Mark Bostridge

Craig Raine

Peter Porter: Collected Poems  Oxford, 335 pp., £12.50, March 1983, 0 19 211948 6

Michael Davie

Bob Hawke’s Australia

Clive James

Approximately in the vicinity of Barry Humphries

Pat Rogers

The Religious Life of Samuel Johnson by Charles Pierce. Athlone, 184 pp., £12.50, March 1983, 0 485 30010 9

Douglas Johnson

God’s Banker: An Account of the Life and Death of Roberto Calvi by Rupert Cornwell. Gollancz, 260 pp., £8.95, September 1983, 0 575 03351 7
A Man of Honour: The Autobiography of a Godfather by Joseph Bonnano and Sergio Lalli. Deutsch, 416 pp., £9.95, September 1983, 0 233 97609 4
The Biggest Game in Town by A. Alvarez. Deutsch, 186 pp., £8.95, September 1983, 0 233 97521 7

Oliver Whitley

A Variety of Lives: A Biography of Sir Hugh Greene by Michael Tracey. Bodley Head, 344 pp., £15, September 1983, 0 370 30026 2

Brigid Brophy

Murasaki Shikibu: Her Diary and Poetic Memoirs, A Translation and Study by Richard Bowring. Princeton, 290 pp., £21.70, August 1982, 0 691 06507 1
Evelina by Fanny Burney. Oxford, 421 pp., £2.50, April 1982, 0 19 281596 2
The Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney edited by Peter Hughes and Warren Derry. Oxford, 624 pp., £37.50, September 1980, 0 19 812507 0
Colette by Joanna Richardson. Methuen, 276 pp., £12.95, June 1983, 0 413 48780 6
Letters from Colette translated by Robert Phelps. Virago, 214 pp., £7.95, March 1982, 0 86068 252 8

David Katz

The Jewish Community in British Politics by Geoffrey Alderman. Oxford, 218 pp., £17.50, March 1983, 9780198274360
Economic History of the Jews in England by Harold Pollins. Associated University Presses, 339 pp., £20, March 1983, 0 8386 3033 2

Frank Kermode

The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco, translated by William Weaver. Secker, 502 pp., £8.95, October 1983, 0 436 14089 6

John Sutherland

Skywalking: The Life and Films of George Lucas by Dale Pollock. Elm Tree, 304 pp., £9.95, July 1983, 0 241 11034 3
Olaf Stapledon: A Man Divided by Leslie Fiedler. Oxford, 236 pp., £17.50, June 1983, 0 19 503086 9

Christopher Driver

Waterland by Graham Swift. Heinemann, 310 pp., £7.95, October 1983, 0 434 75330 0
Perfect Happiness by Penelope Lively. Heinemann, 233 pp., £7.95, September 1983, 0 434 42740 3
Scenes from Later Life by William Cooper. Macmillan, 258 pp., £7.95, September 1983, 0 333 34204 6
Summer at The Haven by Katharine Moore. Allison and Busby, 158 pp., £6.95, April 1983, 0 85031 511 5

Ian Hamilton

Diary: Two weeks in Australia

Rachel Ingalls

Getting out of Djarkata

Andrew Motion

Poem: ‘Coming to Visit’

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