Paul Foot

Westland Ho

Letters

Nicolas Walter, Eric Griffiths, Raman Selden, C.K. Stead, John May, Colin Smith, Andrew Motion, Editors, ‘London Review’

Tony Harrison

Poem: ‘Following Pine’

J.R. Shackleton

The Retreat from Monetarism

Hugh Barnes

Stroke Counterstroke by William Camp. Joseph, 190 pp., £9.95, January 1986, 0 7181 2669 6
Redhill Rococo by Shena Mackay. Heinemann, 171 pp., £9.95, February 1986, 0 434 44046 9
Striker by Michael Irwin. Deutsch, 231 pp., £8.95, September 1985, 0 233 97792 9

John Maynard Smith

The Dialectical Biologist by Richard Levins and Richard Lewontin. Harvard, 303 pp., £18.50, August 1985, 0 674 20281 3

David Allen

New Images of the Natural in France: A study in European Cultural History 1750-1800 by D.G. Charlton. Cambridge, 254 pp., £25, December 1984, 0 521 24940 6
Voyage into Substance: Art, Science, Nature and the Illustrated Travel Account 1760-1840 by Barbara Maria Stafford. MIT, 645 pp., £39.95, July 1984, 0 262 19223 3

Malcolm Deas

Holy Smoke by G. Cabrera Infante. Faber, 329 pp., £9.95, October 1985, 0 571 13518 8
Tobacco on the Periphery. A Case Study in Cuban Labour History: 1860-1958 by Jean Stubbs. Cambridge, 203 pp., £25, April 1985, 9780521254236

Denis Donoghue

Literature and Popular Culture in 18th-Century England by Pat Rogers. Harvester, 215 pp., £22.50, April 1985, 0 7108 0981 6
Eighteenth-Century Encounters: Studies in Literature and Society in the Age of Walpole by Pat Rogers. Harvester, 173 pp., £22.50, April 1985, 0 7108 0986 7
Order from Confusion Sprung: Studies in 18th-Century Literature from Swift to Cowper by Claude Rawson. Allen and Unwin, 431 pp., £30, August 1985, 0 04 800019 1
Jonathan Swift edited by Angus Ross and David Woolley. Oxford, 722 pp., £6.95, June 1984, 0 19 281337 4

Clive James

Poem: ‘A Valediction for Philip Larkin’

Claude Rawson

The Name of Action: Critical Essays by John Fraser. Cambridge, 260 pp., £25, December 1984, 0 521 25876 6

E.S. Turner

Travels with a Superior Person by Lord Curzon, edited by Peter King. Sidgwick, 191 pp., £12.95, October 1985, 0 283 99294 8
The Ladies of Castlebrae by A. Whigham Price. Alan Sutton, 242 pp., £10.95, October 1985, 0 86299 228 1
Lizzie: A Victorian Lady’s Amazon Adventure by Tony Morrison, Anne Brown and Ann Rose. BBC, 160 pp., £9.95, November 1985, 0 563 20424 9
Miss Fane in India by [author], edited by John Pemble. Alan Sutton, 246 pp., £10.95, October 1985, 0 86299 240 0
Explorers Extraordinary by John Keay. Murray/BBC Publications, 195 pp., £10.95, November 1985, 0 7195 4249 9
A Visit to Germany, Italy and Malta 1840-41 by Hans Christian Andersen, translated by Grace Thornton. Peter Owen, 182 pp., £12.50, October 1985, 0 7206 0636 5
The Irish Sketch-Book 1842 by William Makepeace Thackeray. Blackstaff, 368 pp., £9.95, December 1985, 0 85640 340 7
Mr Rowlandson’s England by Robert Southey, edited by John Steel. Antique Collectors’ Club, 202 pp., £14.95, November 1985, 0 907462 77 4

Patrick Parrinder

An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro. Faber, 206 pp., £9.95, February 1986, 0 571 13608 7
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates. Methuen, 337 pp., £4.50, January 1986, 0 413 59720 2
Young Hearts Crying by Richard Yates. Methuen, 347 pp., £9.95, January 1986, 9780413597304
Ellen by Ita Daly. Cape, 144 pp., £8.95, January 1986, 0 224 02833 2

Peter Burke

The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci by Jonathan Spence. Faber, 350 pp., £15, April 1985, 0 571 13239 1
Chine et Christianisme: Action et Réaction by Jacques Gernet. Gallimard, 342 pp., frs 154, May 1982, 2 07 026366 5

Wendy Cope

Poem: ‘My Lover’

Dan Jacobson

Story: ‘The Circuit’

Andrew Gurr

Forms of Attention by Frank Kermode. Chicago, 93 pp., £9.95, September 1985, 0 226 43168 1
Shakespeare: A Writer’s Progress by Philip Edwards. Oxford, 204 pp., £12.50, January 1986, 0 19 219184 5
Shakespeare’s Lost Play: ‘Edmund Ironside’ edited by Eric Sams. Fourth Estate, 383 pp., £25, January 1986, 0 947795 95 2
Such is my love: A Study of Shakespeare’s Sonnets by Joseph Pequigney. Chicago, 249 pp., £16.95, October 1985, 0 226 65563 6
Shakespeare Survey 38: An Annual Survey of Shakespearian Study and Production edited by Stanley Wells. Cambridge, 262 pp., £25, January 1986, 0 521 32026 7
The Subject of Tragedy: Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama by Catherine Belsey. Methuen, 253 pp., £13.95, September 1985, 0 416 32700 1

John Kerrigan

Diary: Lost Shakespeare

C.H. Sisson

The Queen has been pleased: The British Honours System at Work by John Walker. Secker, 216 pp., £9.95, January 1986, 0 436 56111 5

D.A.N. Jones

Jackdaw Cake: ‘An Autobiography’ by Norman Lewis. Hamish Hamilton, 214 pp., £9.95, September 1985, 0 241 11689 9

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