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Vol. 8 No. 8 · 8 May 1986

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Cover Artist

Ronald Searle

Edward Said

America and Libya

Letters

A.J. Ayer, Michael Fenn, Matthew Kalman, The Gilmours, Ludovic Kennedy, Max Saunders, Nora Gaines

Philip Roth

Pictures of Malamud

Frederick Seidel

Poem: ‘On Wings of Song’

Adam Phillips

Jewish Self-Hatred: Anti-Semitism and the Hidden Language of the Jews by Sander Gilman. Johns Hopkins, 461 pp., £25.10, March 1986, 0 8018 3276 4

Graham Hough

To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings 1939-1945 by Ronald Searle. Collins/Imperial War Museum, 192 pp., £15, March 1986, 0 00 217436 7
A World Apart by Gustav Herling, translated by Joseph Marek. Heinemann, 262 pp., £9.95, April 1986, 0 434 35710 3

Lord Goodman

Freedom of Speech by Eric Barendt. Oxford, 314 pp., £35, November 1985, 0 19 825381 8
The Espionage of the Saints: Two Essays on Silence and the State by David Caute. Hamish Hamilton, 212 pp., £12.95, January 1986, 9780241117507
A Question of Judgment by Sara Keays. Quintessential Press, 312 pp., £9.95, November 1985, 1 85138 000 0

John Bayley

Duff Cooper: The Authorised Biography by John Charmley. Weidenfeld, 265 pp., £12.95, April 1986, 0 297 78857 4

Richard Rorty

The Contingency of Selfhood

Philip Horne

Falling apart by Nicholas Salaman. Secker, 190 pp., £9.95, April 1986, 0 436 44087 3
Memoirs of Many in One by Alex Xenophon Demirjian Gray, edited by Patrick White. Cape, 192 pp., £8.95, April 1986, 0 224 02371 3
Free Agents by Max Apple. Faber, 197 pp., £9.95, March 1986, 0 571 13852 7

Clive James

Poem: ‘Clive James gives his regards to Sydney’

Harry Cummins

Poem: ‘Remembering Zora Cross, the Love Poet of Queensland’

Michael Wilding

A Fortunate Life by A.B. Facey. Viking, 331 pp., £10.95, February 1986, 0 670 80707 9

Gilbert Phelps

12 Edmondstone Street by David Malouf. Chatto, 134 pp., £9.95, October 1985, 0 7011 3970 6
The Shakespeare Wallah by Geoffrey Kendal and Clare Colvin. Sidgwick, 186 pp., £12.95, March 1986, 0 283 99230 1
Children of the Country: Coast to Coast across Africa by Joseph Hone. Hamish Hamilton, 258 pp., £12.95, March 1986, 0 241 11742 9

D.A.N. Jones

The Nuclear Age by Tim O’Brien. Collins, 312 pp., £10.95, March 1986, 0 00 223015 1
Acts of Faith by Hans Koning. Gollancz, 182 pp., £8.95, February 1986, 9780575037441
A Funny Dirty Little War by Osvaldo Soriano, translated by Nick Caistor. Readers International, 108 pp., £7.95, March 1986, 0 930523 17 2
Maps by Nuruddin Farah. Picador, 246 pp., £3.50, March 1986, 0 330 28710 9
Tennis and the Masai by Nicholas Best. Hutchinson, 176 pp., £8.95, March 1986, 0 09 163770 8
Dear Shadows by Max Egremont. Secker, 310 pp., £9.95, March 1986, 0 436 14160 4

R.W. Johnson

Diary: Alan Taylor, Oxford Don

Michael Ignatieff

The Silent Twins by Marjorie Wallace. Chatto, 230 pp., £10.95, February 1986, 0 7011 2712 0

Karl Miller

Parliamentary Debates: Hansard, Vol. 95, No 94  HMSO, £2.50

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