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Vol. 9 No. 4 · 19 February 1987

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Vol. 9 No. 4 · 19 February 1987

William Rodgers

The Market for Glory: Fleet Street Ownership in the 20th Century by Simon Jenkins. Faber, 247 pp., £9.95, October 1986, 0 571 14627 9
The End of the Street by Linda Melvern. Methuen, 276 pp., £9.95, October 1986, 0 413 14640 5

Letters

David Craig, Paul Addison, Walter Patterson, Harry Hodgkinson, Clive James, A.N. Wilson, Nicolas Walter, Edward Hogan, Bruno Nightingale, C.A. Latimer, Keith Kyle, Bruce Coward

F.M.L. Thompson

The Aristocracy in England, 1660-1914 by J.V. Beckett. Blackwell, 512 pp., £22.50, September 1986, 0 631 13391 7

W.G. Runciman

The Sources of Social Power. Vol I: A History of Power from the Beginning to AD 1760 by Michael Mann. Cambridge, 549 pp., £37.50, July 1986, 0 521 30851 8

Edward Timms

Georg Lukacs: Selected Correspondence 1902-1920 translated by Judith Marcus and Zoltan Tar. Columbia, 318 pp., $25, September 1986, 9780231059688

Douglas Johnson

De Gaulle. Vol III: Le Souverain by Jean Lacouture. Seuil, 870 pp., frs 145, August 1984, 2 02 006969 5

John Bayley

A Choice of Kipling’s Prose by Craig Raine. Faber, 448 pp., £12.50, January 1987, 0 571 13735 0
Kipling’s Kingdom: His Best Indian Stories by Charles Allen. Joseph, 288 pp., £14.95, January 1987, 0 7181 2570 3

Hanif Kureishi

Story: ‘The Buddha of Suburbia’

John Sturrock

The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta by Mario Vargas Llosa. Faber, 310 pp., £9.95, October 1986, 0 571 14579 5
The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Randolph Hogan. Cape, 106 pp., £8.95, November 1986, 0 224 02160 5

Mark Lambert

The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich. Hamish Hamilton, 338 pp., £10.95, February 1987, 0 241 12044 6
Marya: A Life by Joyce Carol Oates. Cape, 310 pp., £10.95, January 1987, 0 224 02420 5
The Lost Language of Cranes by David Leavitt. Viking, 319 pp., £10.95, February 1987, 0 670 81290 0

David Pears

A.J. Ayer by John Foster. Routledge, 307 pp., £12, October 1985, 9780710206022
Voltaire by A.J. Ayer. Weidenfeld, 182 pp., £14.95, September 1986, 0 297 78880 9
Fact, Science and Morality: Essays on A.J. Ayer’s ‘Language, Truth and Logic’ edited by Graham Macdonald and Crispin Wright. Blackwell, 314 pp., £27.50, January 1987, 0 631 14555 9

Clive James

Poem: ‘Go back to the opal sunset’

Stuart Airlie

William Marshal: The Flower of Chivalry by Georges Duby, translated by Richard Howard. Faber, 156 pp., £9.95, August 1986, 0 571 13745 8
Thomas Becket by Frank Barlow. Weidenfeld, 334 pp., £14.95, July 1986, 0 297 78908 2

Richard Tuck

Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle and the Experimental Life by Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer. Princeton, 475 pp., £40, February 1986, 0 691 08393 2

Ian Buruma

The Myth of Japanese Uniqueness by Peter Dale. Croom Helm, 233 pp., £25, September 1987, 0 7099 0899 7

Eric Korn

Diary: The Eye of the Traveller

Patricia Craig

Poetry in the Wars by Edna Longley. Bloodaxe, 264 pp., £12.95, November 1986, 0 906427 74 6
We Irish: The Selected Essays of Denis Donoghue  Harvester, 275 pp., £25, November 1986, 0 7108 1011 3
The Battle of The Books by W.J. McCormack. Lilliput, 94 pp., £3.95, October 1986, 0 946640 13 0
The Twilight of Ascendancy by Mark Bence-Jones. Constable, 327 pp., £14.95, January 1987, 0 09 465490 5
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl edited by John Quinn. Methuen, 144 pp., £8.95, November 1986, 0 413 14350 3

Peter Laslett

Sex in Middlesex: Popular Mores in a Massachusetts County 1649-1699 by Roger Thompson. Massachusetts, 252 pp., £28.50, October 1986, 0 87023 516 8
Breasts, Bottles and Babies: A History of Infant Feeding by Valerie Fildes. Edinburgh, 462 pp., £19.75, August 1986, 0 85224 462 2

John Hollander

Poem: ‘Inviting a friend to lunch’

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