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Vol. 7 No. 22 · 19 December 1985

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Vol. 7 No. 22 · 19 December 1985

Frank Field

Liverpool on the Brink: One City’s Struggle against Government Cuts by Michael Parkinson. Policy Journals, 184 pp., £9.50, November 1985, 0 946967 06 7
Unemployment in Liverpool. Vol. I: Unemployment Changes 1982-1985 by Michael Hayes. Liverpool City Council, 16 pp., £2, November 1985
Liverpool’s Economy. Vol. I: Employment and Unemployment: Changes and Trends 1978-1991 by Michael Hayes. Liverpool City Council, 39 pp., £2.50, June 1985

Letters

Jeff Weintraub, John Barber, Tony Hafliger, John Drakakis, K.P.S. Jochum, Emma Soames, Robert Hanlon, Editor, ‘London Review’, Peter Godman, John Deathridge, Frank Herrmann, J.B. Bury, Christopher MacLehose, Susan Broidy, Michael Luke

Matt Simpson

Four Poems

Keith Kyle

Aquarium by Viktor Suvorov, translated by David Floyd. Hamish Hamilton, 249 pp., £10.95, June 1985, 0 241 11545 0
Breaking with Moscow by Arkady Shevchenko. Cape, 278 pp., £9.95, May 1985, 0 224 02804 9
Rethinking the Soviet Experience: Politics and History since 1917 by Stephen Cohen. Oxford, 222 pp., £15, May 1985, 0 19 503468 6
Rise and Fall by Milovan Djilas. Macmillan, 424 pp., £14.95, September 1985, 0 333 39791 6
Tito’s Flawed Legacy: Yugoslavia and the West 1939-1984 by Nora Beloff. Gollancz, 287 pp., £12.95, July 1985, 0 575 03668 0

Jonathan Steele

Fire from the Mountain: The Making of a Sandinista by Omar Cabezas, translated by Kathleen Weaver. Cape, 233 pp., £9.95, September 1985, 0 224 02814 6

Christopher Ricks

Easy Pieces by Geoffrey Hartman. Columbia, 218 pp., $20, June 1985, 0 231 06018 1

Eric Griffiths

Theoretical Essays: Film, Linguistics, Literature by Colin MacCabe. Manchester, 152 pp., £17.50, September 1985, 0 7190 1749 1
A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory by Raman Selden. Harvester, 153 pp., £15.95, August 1985, 0 7108 0658 2

Marilyn Butler

The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory by Jerome McGann. Oxford, 352 pp., £19.50, May 1985, 0 19 811730 2
The Politics of Language: 1791-1819 by Olivia Smith. Oxford, 269 pp., £19.50, December 1984, 0 19 812817 7

Ruth Fainlight

Poem: ‘Like Manet’s ‘Olympe’’

John Campbell

The Kitchener Enigma by Trevor Royle. Joseph, 436 pp., £15, September 1985, 0 7181 2385 9
Kitchener: The Man behind the Legend by Philip Warner. Hamish Hamilton, 247 pp., £12.95, August 1985, 0 241 11587 6

Andrew Motion

Edward Thomas: A Portrait by R. George Thomas. Oxford, 331 pp., £12.95, October 1985, 0 19 818527 8

Michael Hofmann

Poem: ‘Days of 1985’

Michael Howard

Michael Howard praises the poets of the Great War

Danny Karlin

‘The Good War’: An Oral History of World War Two by Studs Terkel. Hamish Hamilton, 589 pp., £12.95, March 1985, 0 241 11493 4
Truth, Dare or Promise: Girls Growing up in the Fifties edited by Liz Heron. Virago, 248 pp., £4.95, June 1985, 0 86068 596 9

Nicholas Spice

The Assault by Harry Mulisch, translated by Claire Nicolas White. Collins Harvill, 204 pp., £8.95, November 1985, 0 00 271011 0
All Our Yesterdays by Natalia Ginzburg, translated by Angus Davidson. Carcanet, 300 pp., £9.95, March 1985, 0 85635 593 3
Family Sayings by Natalia Ginzburg, translated by D.M. Low. Carcanet, 181 pp., £7.95, May 1984, 0 85635 504 6
The Little Virtues by Natalia Ginzburg, translated by Dick Davis.110 pp., £6.95, June 1985, 0 85635 553 4
Strange Loop by Amanda Prantera. Cape, 175 pp., £8.50, June 1984, 0 224 02210 5
The Cabalist by Amanda Prantera. Cape, 184 pp., £8.95, September 1985, 0 224 02326 8

Hugh Barnes

Elvis and Me by Priscilla Beaulieu Presley and Sandra Harman. Century, 320 pp., £9.95, October 1985, 0 7126 1131 2
Are you lonesome tonight? by Alan Bleasdale. Faber, 95 pp., £3.95, September 1985, 0 571 13732 6
Elvis and Gladys by Elaine Dundy. Weidenfeld, 353 pp., £12.95, April 1985, 9780297782100
The Johnny Cash Discography by John Smith. Greenwood, 203 pp., £29.95, May 1985, 0 313 24654 8
Horse’s Neck by Pete Townshend. Faber, 95 pp., £6.95, May 1985, 9780571138739
Like Punk Never Happened by Dave Rimmer. Faber, 191 pp., £4.95, October 1985, 0 571 13739 3
Starlust: The Secret Fantasies of Fans by Fred Vermorel and Judy Vermorel. Comet, 253 pp., £4.95, August 1985, 0 86379 004 6
The Beatles by Hunter Davies. Cape, 498 pp., £12.95, December 1985, 0 224 02837 5

Michael Ignatieff

The Freud Scenario by Jean-Paul Sartre, edited by J.-B. Pontalis, translated by Quintin Hoare. Verso, 549 pp., £16.95, November 1985, 0 86091 121 7

John Horgan

Diary: The Current Mood in Dublin

Susannah Clapp

Stevie by Jack Barbera and William McBrien. Heinemann, 378 pp., £15, November 1985, 0 434 44105 8

Amanda Prantera

The Periodic Table by Primo Levi, translated by Raymond Rosenthal. Joseph, 233 pp., £9.95, October 1985, 9780718126360

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