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Hilary Putnam

Philosophy in History: Essays in the Historiography of Philosophy edited by Richard Rorty, J.B. Schneewind and Quentin Skinner. Cambridge, 403 pp., £27.50, November 1984, 0 521 25352 7

Letters

Bernard Crick, Edward Timms, Jack Barbera and William McBrien, Claude Rawson, Geoffrey Wheatcroft, Roberto Torretti, Chris Miller, Simon Watney, John Spiers, M.R. Etherton, E.D. Lilley

Peter Jenkins

Socialist Register 1985/86: Social Democracy and After edited by Ralph Miliband, John Saville, Marcel Liebman and Leo Panitch. Merlin, 489 pp., £15, February 1986, 9780850363395

John Levett

Poem: ‘Am’

Elaine Showalter

Men and Feminism in Modern Literature by Declan Kiberd. Macmillan, 250 pp., £13.95, September 1985, 0 333 38353 2
Women Writing about Men by Jane Miller. Virago, 256 pp., £10.95, January 1986, 0 86068 473 3
Phallic Critiques: Masculinity and 20th-century Literature by Peter Schwenger. Routledge, 172 pp., £29.50, September 1985, 0 7102 0164 8

John Bayley

Marina Tsvetaeva: The Woman, her World and her Poetry by Simon Karlinsky. Cambridge, 289 pp., £27.50, February 1986, 0 521 25582 1
The Women’s Decameron by Julia Woznesenskaya, translated by W.B. Linton. Quartet, 330 pp., £9.95, February 1986, 0 7043 2555 1

Edmund Leach

The View from Afar by Claude Lévi-Strauss, translated by Joachim Neugroschel and Phoebe Hoss. Blackwell, 311 pp., £19.50, June 1985, 0 631 13966 4

Peter Burke

Velazquez: Painter and Courtier by Jonathan Brown. Yale, 322 pp., £35, March 1986, 0 300 03466 0
El Greco and his Patrons: Three Major Projects by Richard Mann. Cambridge, 164 pp., £35, February 1986, 0 521 30392 3

Nicholas Penny

The Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and his Followers by T.J. Clark. Thames and Hudson, 338 pp., £18, April 1985, 0 500 23417 5
Cellini by John Pope-Hennessy. Macmillan, 324 pp., £85, October 1985, 0 333 40485 8
Alessandro Algardi by Jennifer Montagu. Yale in association with the J. Paul Getty Trust, 487 pp., £65, May 1985, 0 300 03173 4

Peter Campbell

C.R. Ashbee: Architect, Designer and Romantic Socialist by Alan Crawford. Yale, 500 pp., £35, November 1985, 0 300 03467 9
The Laughter and the Urn: The Life of Rex Whistler by Laurence Whistler. Weidenfeld, 321 pp., £14.95, October 1985, 0 297 78603 2
The Originality of Thomas Jones by Lawrence Gowing. Thames and Hudson, 64 pp., £4.95, February 1986, 0 500 55017 4
Art beyond the Gallery in Early 20th-century England by Richard Cork. Yale, 332 pp., £40, April 1985, 0 300 03236 6
Alfred Gilbert by Richard Dorment. Yale, 350 pp., £9.95, March 1986, 0 300 03388 5

J.H. Burns

Henry Brougham 1778-1868: His Public Career by Robert Stewart. Bodley Head, 406 pp., £18, January 1986, 0 370 30271 0
Rethinking the Politics of Commercial Society: The ‘Edinburgh Review’ 1802-1832 by Biancamaria Fontana. Cambridge, 256 pp., £22.50, December 1985, 0 521 30335 4

Roy Porter

The English Satirical Print 1600-1832 edited by Michael Duffy. Chadwyck-Healey, February 1986

Patrick Parrinder

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. Cape, 324 pp., £9.95, March 1986, 0 224 02348 9

Robert Morley

Diary: Give me a Basher to travel

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