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Alan Milward

Hitler and the Final Solution by Gerald Fleming. Hamish Hamilton, 219 pp., £12.95, January 1985, 0 241 11388 1
Hitler in History by Eberhard Jäckel. University Press of New England, 115 pp., $9.95, January 1985, 0 87451 311 1
Albert Speer: The End of a Myth by Matthias Schmidt, translated by Joachim Neugroschel. Harrap, 276 pp., £9.95, March 1985, 0 245 54244 2

Letters

Craig Raine, Barbara Everett, Peter Pulzer, Waldemar Januszczak

John Ryle

The Coup in Sudan

Peter Jenkins

Founders of the Welfare State edited by Paul Barker. Gower, 138 pp., £14.95, February 1985, 0 435 82060 5
The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith. Deutsch, 291 pp., £9.95, February 1985, 0 233 97771 6

Alan Brinkley

God in America: Religion and Politics in the United States by Furio Colombo, translated by Kristin Jarrat. Columbia, 176 pp., $18, December 1984, 0 231 05972 8
The Old Christian Right: The Protestant Far Right from the Great Depression to the Cold War by Leo Ribuffo. Temple, 369 pp., $29.95, August 1983, 0 87722 297 5

Philip French

Orwell: The War Broadcasts edited by W.J. West. Duckworth/BBC, 304 pp., £12.95, March 1985, 0 7156 1916 0

Michael Foley

Fires: Essays, Poems, Stories by Raymond Carver. Harvill, 204 pp., £8.95, April 1985, 0 00 271243 1
The Stories of Raymond Carver  Picador, 447 pp., £3.50, May 1985, 0 330 28552 1

David Jones

Motel Chronicles and Hawk Moon by Sam Shepard. Faber, 188 pp., £3.95, February 1985, 0 571 13458 0
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders and Sam Shepard. Ecco, 509 pp., £12.95, January 1985, 0 88001 077 0

Peter Robb

Poem: ‘Curriculum Vitae’

Daniel Aaron

The Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty, introduced by Helen McNeil. Virago, 180 pp., £3.50, October 1984, 0 86068 375 3
One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty. Harvard, 136 pp., £8.80, April 1984, 0 674 63925 1
The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty  Penguin, 622 pp., £4.95, November 1983, 0 14 006381 1
Conversations with Eudora Welty edited by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw. Mississippi, 356 pp., £9.50, October 1984, 0 87805 206 2

Bruce Bawer

Invented Lives: F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald by James Mellow. Souvenir, 569 pp., £15.95, February 1985, 0 285 65001 7
Home before Dark: A Personal Memoir of John Cheever by Susan Cheever. Weidenfeld, 243 pp., £10.95, January 1985, 0 297 78376 9

Betty Wood

The Limits of Liberty: American History 1607-1980 by Maldwyn Jones. Oxford, 696 pp., £22.50, November 1983, 0 19 913074 4
America: A Narrative History by Charles Brown Tindall. Norton, 1425 pp., £16.95, July 1984, 0 393 95435 8
The Longman History of the United States by Hugh Brogan. Longman, 740 pp., £19.95, March 1985, 0 582 35385 8
American Tough: The Tough-Guy Tradition and American Character by Rupert Wilkinson. Greenwood, 221 pp., £27.95, March 1984, 0 313 23797 2

Julian Barnes

A Classical Education by Richard Cobb. Chatto, 156 pp., £9.95, April 1985, 0 7011 2936 0
Still Life: Sketches from a Tunbridge Wells Childhood by Richard Cobb. Chatto, 161 pp., £3.95, April 1985, 0 7012 1920 3

John Bayley

Letters of Dorothy Wordsworth: A Selection edited by Alan Hill. Oxford, 200 pp., £9.95, March 1985, 0 19 818539 1
Dorothy Wordsworth by Robert Gittings and Jo Manton. Oxford, 318 pp., £12.50, March 1985, 0 19 818519 7
The Pedlar, Tintern Abbey, The Two-Part Prelude by William Wordsworth, edited by Jonathan Wordsworth. Cambridge, 76 pp., £7.95, January 1985, 0 521 26526 6
The Ruined Cottage, The Brothers, Michael by William Wordsworth, edited by Jonathan Wordsworth. Cambridge, 82 pp., £7.95, January 1985, 0 521 26525 8

Karl Miller

Diary: On Doubles

Hugh Barnes

Towards the End of the Morning by Michael Frayn. Harvill, 255 pp., £9.95, April 1985, 0 00 221822 4
Sweet Dreams by Michael Frayn. Harvill, 223 pp., £9.95, April 1985, 0 00 221884 4
The Fall of Kelvin Walker by Alasdair Gray. Canongate, 144 pp., £7.95, March 1985, 9780862410728
Lean Tales by James Kelman, Agnes Owens and Alasdair Gray. Cape, 286 pp., £8.95, May 1985, 0 224 02262 8
Stones for Ibarra by Harriet Doerr. Deutsch, 214 pp., £8.95, April 1985, 9780233977522
Family Dancing by David Leavitt. Viking, 206 pp., £8.95, March 1985, 0 670 80263 8
The Whitbread Stories: One by Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson. Hamish Hamilton, 184 pp., £4.95, April 1985, 0 241 11544 2

Peter Porter

Poem: ‘Sticking to the text’

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