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Vol. 5 No. 19 · 20 October 1983

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Vol. 5 No. 19 · 20 October 1983

Jonathan Steinberg

Kissinger: The Price of Power by Seymour Hersh. Faber, 699 pp., £15, October 1983, 0 571 13175 1

Letters

Paul Cartledge, J.F.G. Shearmur, Norman Stevenson, Brian Louis Pearce, Joan Givner, Jocelyn Rickards, Richard Martin, Liz Calder, Pierre Broué, Philippa McEwan

Jon Elster

An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change by Richard Nelson and Sidney Winter. Harvard, 437 pp., £20, October 1982, 0 674 27227 7
A General Theory of Exploitation and Class by John Roemer. Harvard, 298 pp., £22, September 1982, 0 674 34440 5

Brian Barry

Explaining Technical Change: A Case-Study in the Philosophy of Science by Jon Elster. Cambridge, 273 pp., £22.50, June 1983, 0 521 27072 3
Sour Grapes: Studies in the Subversion of Rationality by Jon Elster. Cambridge, 177 pp., £17.50, June 1983, 9780521252300

Geoffrey Hawthorn

In Breach of Promise by John Vaizey. Weidenfeld, 150 pp., £9.95, September 1983, 0 297 78288 6

E.S. Turner

The Man who was Greenmantle: A Biography of Aubrey Herbert by Margaret FitzHerbert. Murray, 250 pp., £15, September 1983, 0 7195 4067 4
A Classic Connection by Michael Seth-Smith. Secker, 184 pp., £9.95, September 1983, 0 436 44705 3

W.G. Runciman

Inside the Inner City by Paul Harrison. Pelican, 444 pp., £3.95, August 1983, 9780140224191
Brighton on the Rocks: Monetarism and the Local State  Queens Park Rates Book Group, 192 pp., £3.95, May 1983, 0 904733 08 4
The Wealth Report edited by Frank Field. Routledge, 164 pp., £6.95, June 1983, 0 7100 9452 3

Brian Harrison

Sure and Stedfast: A History of the Boys’ Brigade, 1883-1984 edited by John Springhall. Collins, 304 pp., £10, June 1983, 0 00 434280 1

D.G. Wright

Hooligan: A History of Respectable Fears by Geoffrey Pearson. Macmillan, 243 pp., £15, July 1983, 0 333 23399 9

Seamus Heaney

Three Poems

Jane Miller

Ways with Words: Language, Life and Work in Communities and Classrooms by Shirley Brice Heath. Cambridge, 448 pp., £25, July 1983, 0 521 25334 9

C.H. Sisson

Elizabeth R.: A Biography by Elizabeth Longford. Weidenfeld, 389 pp., £10.95, September 1983, 0 297 78285 1
Aristocrats by Robert Lacey. Hutchinson/BBC, 249 pp., £9.95, October 1983, 0 09 154290 1
The Cult of the Prince Consort by Elizabeth Darby and Nicola Smith. Yale, 120 pp., £10, October 1983, 0 300 03015 0

D.A.N. Jones

The Good Father by Peter Prince. Cape, 204 pp., £7.95, September 1983, 0 224 02131 1
Mrs Pooter’s Diary by Keith Waterhouse and John Jensen. Joseph, 208 pp., £7.95, October 1983, 0 7181 2339 5
Dandiprat’s Days by David Thomson. Dent, 165 pp., £8.50, September 1983, 0 460 04613 6
The Dream of a Beast by Neil Jordan. Chatto, 103 pp., £6.95, October 1983, 0 7011 2740 6
Squeak: A Biography of NPA 1978A 203 by John Bowen and Eric Fraser. Faber, 127 pp., £2.95, October 1983, 0 571 13170 0
The Life and Times of Michael K by J.M. Coetzee. Secker, 250 pp., £7.95, September 1983, 0 436 10297 8

Robert McCrum

The Vanishing Hitchhiker: Urban Legends and their Meanings by Jan Harold Brunvand. Picador, 156 pp., £1.95, April 1983, 9780330269506

Michael Neve

Flashbacks by Timothy Leary. Heinemann, 397 pp., £9.95, October 1983, 0 434 40975 8
Freud and Cocaine by E.M. Thornton. Blond and Briggs, 340 pp., £12.95, September 1983, 0 85634 139 8
Right-Wing Women: The Politics of Domesticated Females by Andrea Dworkin. Women’s Press, 254 pp., £4.95, June 1983, 0 7043 3907 2
Hidden Selves: Between Theory and Practice in Psychoanalysis by Masud Khan. Hogarth, 204 pp., £12.50, July 1983, 0 7012 0547 4

Nadine Gordimer

Story: ‘Letter from his Father’

Michael Ignatieff

Diary: Uncle Alyosha

P.N. Furbank

Maiden Voyage A Voice Through a Cloud by Denton Welch. Penguin, 256 pp., £2.95, July 1983, 0 14 009522 5

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