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Vol. 9 No. 5 · 5 March 1987

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Cover Artist

Christopher Killip

Julian Barnes

The Counterlife by Philip Roth. Cape, 336 pp., £10.95, February 1987, 0 224 02871 5

Letters

Alan Bennett, Stuart Milner-Barry, G.F.C. Plowden, Barbara Everett, Albert Chatterley, Mark Dominik, Angus Calder, J.M. Winter, Mark Thompson, Lawrence Hogben, Robert Barnai, Dido Davies

Fiona Pitt-Kethley

Three Poems

Philip Roth

Philip Roth talks about his work

James Prior

Giving chase

R.W. Johnson

The People’s Anger: Justice and Revenge in Post-Liberation France by Herbert Lottman. Hutchinson, 332 pp., £12.95, November 1986, 0 09 165580 3

John Bayley

Baroque ’n’ Roll by Brigid Brophy. Hamish Hamilton, 172 pp., £10.95, February 1987, 0 241 12037 3

Michael Neve

In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity by Daniel Kevles. Penguin, 426 pp., £4.95, August 1986, 0 14 022698 2

P.N. Johnson-Laird

William James: His Life and Thought by Gerald Myers. Yale, 628 pp., £30, October 1986, 0 300 03417 2

Philip Horne

The Whole Family: A Novel by 12 Authors by Henry James and William Dean Howells, edited by Elizabeth Jordan, introduced by Alfred Bendixen. Ungar (USA), 392 pp., $9.95, June 1986, 0 8044 6036 1
‘Friction with the Market’: Henry James and the Profession of Authorship by Michael Anesko. Oxford, 272 pp., £21.50, January 1987, 0 19 504034 1

Adam Phillips

Karl Kraus: Apocalyptic Satirist by Edward Timms. Yale, 468 pp., £20, October 1986, 0 300 03611 6
Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half-Truths: Selected Aphorisms of Karl Kraus translated by Harry Zohn. Carcanet, 128 pp., £3.94, May 1986, 0 85635 580 1

Michael Hofmann

Hotel Savoy by Joseph Roth, translated by John Hoare. Chatto, 183 pp., £9.95, November 1986, 0 7011 2879 8

Vincent Descombes

Foucault: A Critical Reader edited by David Hoy. Blackwell, 246 pp., £27.50, September 1986, 0 631 14042 5
Foucault by Gilles Deleuze. Minuit, 141 pp., frs 58, February 1986, 2 7073 1086 7

Stephen Sedley

Diary: At the Courtroom

Walter Nash

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology edited by T.F. Hoad. Oxford, 552 pp., £12.95, May 1986, 9780198611820
Dictionary of Changes in Meaning by Adrian Room. Routledge, 292 pp., £14.95, May 1986, 0 7102 0341 1
The Story of English by Robert McCrum, William Cran and Robert McNeil. Faber/BBC, 384 pp., £14.95, September 1986, 0 563 20247 5
Dictionary of American Regional English. Vol. I: Introduction and A-C edited by Frederic Cassidy. Harvard, 903 pp., $60, July 1985, 0 674 20511 1

D.A.N. Jones

This Small Cloud: A Personal Memoir by Harry Daley. Weidenfeld, 241 pp., £12.95, February 1987, 0 297 78999 6

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