Richard Wollheim

J.T. Christie: A Great Teacher by Donald Lindsay, Roger Young and Hugh Lloyd-Jones. Plume, 211 pp., £12.50, September 1984, 0 947656 00 6

Letters

W.J. McCormack, John Lucas, M.R. Pryor, Ormond Uren, Ian Hamilton

Robert Rotberg

Robert Rotberg weighs the chances of an imminent black revolution in South Africa

Dan Jacobson

To the Bitter End: A Photographic History of the Boer War 1899-1902 by Emanoel Lee. Viking, 226 pp., £12.95, September 1985, 0 670 80143 7

Craig Raine

Time and Time Again by Dan Jacobson. Deutsch, 213 pp., £8.95, September 1985, 0 233 97804 6

Ahdaf Soueif

An Egyptian Journal by William Golding. Faber, 207 pp., £12.95, July 1985, 0 571 13593 5

Michael Kustow

Michael Kustow praises Peter Brook’s ‘Mahabharata’

Alexander Nehamas

TheSkeptical Tradition by Myles Burnyeat. California, 434 pp., £36.75, June 1984, 0 520 03747 2
The Modes of Scepticism: Ancient Texts and Modern Interpretations by Julia Annas and Jonathan Barnes. Cambridge, 204 pp., £20, May 1985, 0 521 25682 8
Skepticism and Naturalism: Some Varieties by P.F. Strawson. Methuen, 98 pp., £10.95, March 1985, 0 416 39070 6
Hume’s Skepticism in the ‘Treatise of Human Nature’ by Robert Fogelin. Routledge, 195 pp., £12.95, April 1985, 0 7102 0368 3
The Refutation of Scepticism by A.C. Grayling. Duckworth, 150 pp., £18, May 1985, 0 7156 1922 5
The Significance of Philosophical Scepticism by Barry Stroud. Oxford, 277 pp., £15, July 1985, 0 19 824730 3

Geoffrey Hawthorn

Hegel: The Letters translated by Clark Butler and Christine Seiler. Indiana, 740 pp., $47.50, January 1985, 0 253 32715 6

Gareth Reeves

Poem: ‘A Funny Smell’

Michael Wood

Mr Palomar by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver. Secker, 118 pp., £8.50, September 1985, 0 436 08275 6
Parrot’s Perch by Michel Rio, translated by Leigh Hafrey. Dent, 88 pp., £7.95, September 1985, 0 460 04669 1
Light Years by Maggie Gee. Faber, 350 pp., £9.95, September 1985, 0 571 13604 4

Pat Rogers

Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd. Hamish Hamilton, 218 pp., £8.95, September 1985, 0 241 11664 3
Paradise Postponed by John Mortimer. Viking, 374 pp., £9.95, September 1985, 0 670 80094 5
High Ground by John McGahern. Faber, 156 pp., £8.95, September 1985, 0 571 13681 8

Penelope Fitzgerald

Our Three Selves: A Life of Radclyffe Hall by Michael Baker. Hamish Hamilton, 386 pp., £13.95, June 1985, 0 241 11539 6

Michael Church

Here lies: An Autobiography by Eric Ambler. Weidenfeld, 234 pp., £10.95, June 1985, 0 297 78588 5
The Levanter by Eric Ambler. Weidenfeld, 216 pp., £8.95, June 1985, 0 297 99521 9
Doctor Frigo by Eric Ambler. Weidenfeld, 250 pp., £8.95, June 1985, 0 297 76848 4
The Other Side of the Moon: The Life of David Niven by Sheridan Morley. Weidenfeld, 300 pp., £10.95, September 1985, 9780297787082
Secrets: Boyhood in a Jewish Hotel 1932-1954 by Ronald Hayman. Peter Owen, 224 pp., £12, July 1985, 9780720606423
A Woman in Custody by Audrey Peckham. Fontana, 253 pp., £3.95, June 1985, 0 00 636952 9
No Gangster More Bold by John Morgan. Hodder, 179 pp., £9.95, July 1985, 0 340 26387 3

Christopher Hitchens

Diary: Reagan and Rambo

E.S. Turner

Great Britons: 20th-Century Lives by Harold Oxbury. Oxford, 371 pp., £14.95, September 1985, 0 19 211599 5
The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes edited by Max Hastings. Oxford, 514 pp., £9.50, October 1985, 0 19 214107 4
The Long Affray: The Poaching Wars in Britain by Harry Hopkins. Secker, 344 pp., £12.95, August 1985, 9780436201028

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