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Noël Annan

Faces of Philip: A Memoir of Philip Toynbee by Jessica Mitford. Heinemann, 175 pp., £9.95, July 1984, 0 434 46802 9

Letters

Nicolas Walter, John Skoyles, William Milne, George Schloss, Michael Horovitz, James Harding

Anthony Pagden

In God’s Name by David Yallop. Cape, 334 pp., £9.95, June 1984, 0 244 02089 2

Simon Raven

Caruthers & Co

Hyam Maccoby

Jesus and the Politics of his Day edited by Ernst Bammel and C.F.D. Moule. Cambridge, 511 pp., £37.50, February 1984, 9780521220224

Colin Legum

Mutatu Mutandis – or, Worse News at the ‘Observer’

P.N. Furbank

Henry James Letters. Vol. IV: 1895-1915 edited by Leon Edel. Harvard, 835 pp., £24, April 1984, 9780674387836

J.I.M. Stewart

Secrets of a Woman’s Heart: The Later Life of Ivy Compton-Burnett 1920-1969 by Hilary Spurling. Hodder, 336 pp., £14.95, June 1984, 0 340 26241 9

Selima Hill

Poem: ‘Making for Open Country’

Frank Kermode

Desmond MacCarthy: The Man and his Writings by David Cecil. Constable, 313 pp., £9.95, May 1984, 9780094656109

Nicholas Penny

The Gymnasium of the Mind: The Journals of Roger Hinks 1933-1963 edited by John Goldsmith. Michael Russell, 287 pp., £10.95, May 1984, 0 85955 096 6

David Cannadine

The Culture of Time and Space 1880-1918 by Stephen Kern. Weidenfeld, 372 pp., £16.50, October 1983, 0 297 78341 6
Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World by David Landes. Harvard, 482 pp., £17, January 1984, 0 674 76800 0

Peter Redgrove

Two Poems

Denis Donoghue

Literary Education: A Revaluation by James Gribble. Cambridge, 182 pp., £16.50, November 1983, 0 521 25315 2
Reconstructing Literature edited by Laurence Lerner. Blackwell, 218 pp., £15, August 1983, 0 631 13323 2
Counter-Modernism in Current Critical Theory by Geoffrey Thurley. Macmillan, 216 pp., £20, October 1983, 0 333 33436 1

P.F. Strawson

Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation by Donald Davidson. Oxford, 292 pp., £16, March 1984, 9780198246176

Stephen Knight

Poem: ‘The Gift’

Rupert Wilkinson

Saying yes

D.A.N. Jones

Swallow by D.M. Thomas. Gollancz, 312 pp., £8.95, June 1984, 0 575 03446 7
First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer. Hodder, 446 pp., £8.95, July 1984, 0 340 35266 3
Morning Star by Simon Raven. Blond and Briggs, 264 pp., £8.95, June 1984, 9780856341380

Christopher Burns

Story: ‘Blue’

Alan Sheridan

Diary: Regarding Foucault

Richard Altick

Thomas Carlyle: A Biography by Fred Kaplan. Cambridge, 614 pp., £25, January 1984, 0 521 25854 5
Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages by Phyllis Rose. Chatto, 318 pp., £11.95, March 1984, 0 7011 2825 9
A Carlyle Reader edited by G.B. Tennyson. Cambridge, 544 pp., £25, May 1984, 0 521 26238 0

Donald Rayfield

Dostoevsky. Vol II: The Years of Ordeal 1850-1859 by Joseph Frank. Robson, 320 pp., £14.95, April 1984, 0 86051 242 8
The Village of Stepanchikovo by Fyodor Dostoevsky and Ignat Avsey. Angel, 255 pp., £8.95, November 1983, 0 946162 06 9

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