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Vol. 6 No. 18 · 4 October 1984

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Cover Artist

John Topham

Neal Ascherson

Family Portrait with Fidel by Carlos Franqui, translated by Alfred MacAdam. Cape, 262 pp., £12.95, September 1984, 0 224 02268 7
Infante’s Inferno by G. Cabrera Infante, translated by Suzanne Levine. Faber, 410 pp., £9.95, September 1984, 0 571 13292 8

Letters

Paul Milican, Anthony Arblaster, Alan Weston, Bjarne G. Nilsen, Hyam Maccoby, Chris Peachment, J. Hevesi

Iain McGilchrist

Doctors: The Lives and Work of GPs by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy. Weidenfeld, 307 pp., £10.95, June 1984, 0 297 78382 3
Bulimarexia: The Binge/Purge Cycle by Marlene Boskind-White and William White. Norton, 219 pp., £12.90, June 1984, 0 393 01650 1

Frank Honigsbaum

Roche versus Adams by Stanley Adams. Cape, 236 pp., £8.95, January 1984, 9780224021807
Prescriptions for Death: The Drugging of the Third World by Milton Silverman, Philip Lee and Mia Lydecker. California, 186 pp., £13.55, November 1982, 0 520 04721 4
The Pharmaceutical Industry and Dependency in the Third World by Gary Gereffi. Princeton, 291 pp., £21.60, November 1983, 0 691 07645 6
Corporate Crime in the Pharmaceutical Industry by John Braithwaite. Routledge, 440 pp., £25, March 1984, 0 7102 0049 8

Michael Black

D.H. Lawrence and Gilbert Noon

Hugo Williams

Poem: ‘Shelf Life’

Patricia Highsmith

Intimate Memoirs, including ‘Marie-Jo’s Book’ by Georges Simenon, translated by Harold Salemson. Hamish Hamilton, 815 pp., £14.95, August 1984, 0 241 11219 2

D.A.N. Jones

Lincoln by Gore Vidal. Heinemann, 657 pp., £9.95, September 1984, 0 434 83077 1
Stars and Bars by William Boyd. Hamish Hamilton, 255 pp., £8.50, September 1984, 0 241 11343 1

Thom Gunn

Poem: ‘Lament’

Michael Wood

In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black Women by Alice Walker. Women’s Press, 138 pp., £7.50, September 1984, 0 7043 2852 6
Nights at the Circus by Angela Carter. Chatto, 295 pp., £8.95, September 1984, 0 7011 3932 3
Democracy by Joan Didion. Chatto, 234 pp., £8.95, September 1984, 0 7011 2890 9

Paul Ginsborg

Berlinguer’s Legacy

W.G. Runciman

The Theory of Communicative Action. Vol. One: Reason and the Rationalisation of Society by Jurgen Habermas, translated by Thomas McCarthy. Heinemann, 456 pp., £25, May 1984, 0 435 82391 4

Conrad Russell

The Experience of Defeat: Milton and Some Contemporaries by Christopher Hill. Faber, 342 pp., £12.50, July 1984, 0 571 13237 5

Richard Usborne

Diary: On Cutting P.G. Wodehouse

Denis Donoghue

A Wave by John Ashbery. Carcanet, 89 pp., £4.95, August 1984, 9780856355479
Secret Narratives by Andrew Motion. Salamander, 46 pp., £6, March 1983, 0 907540 29 5
Liberty Tree by Tom Paulin. Faber, 78 pp., £4, June 1983, 0 05 711302 5
111 Poems by Christopher Middleton. Carcanet, 185 pp., £5.95, April 1983, 0 85635 457 0
New and Selected Poems by James Michie. Chatto, 64 pp., £3.95, September 1983, 0 7011 2723 6
By the Fisheries by Jeremy Reed. Cape, 79 pp., £4, March 1984, 0 224 02154 0
Voyages by George Mackay Brown. Chatto, 48 pp., £3.95, September 1983, 0 7011 2736 8

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