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Nicholas Penny

The Revenge of the Philistines by Hilton Kramer. Secker, 445 pp., £12.50, July 1986, 0 436 23687 7
Gilbert and George by Carter Ratcliff. Thames and Hudson, 271 pp., £14.95, November 1986, 0 500 27443 6
British Art in the 20th Century edited by Susan Compton. Prestel-Verlag (Munich), 460 pp., £16.90, January 1987, 3 7913 0798 3

Letters

Michael Mann, W.G. Runciman, Robert Sullivan, A.N. Wilson, J.P. Stern, David Craig, Wayland Kennet, Fred Hunter, David Gilmour

Lawrence Gowing

Coldstream

David Sylvester

Giacometti: A Biography by James Lord. Faber, 592 pp., £25, June 1986, 0 571 13138 7

Peter Campbell

Ways of Telling: The Work of John Berger by Geoff Dyer. Pluto, 186 pp., £4.95, December 1986, 0 7453 0097 9

Thomas Crow

The Political Theory of Painting from Reynolds to Hazlitt: ‘The Body of the Public’ by John Barrell. Yale, 366 pp., £16.95, October 1986, 0 300 03720 1

Richard Wollheim

Semites and Anti-Semites by Bernard Lewis. Weidenfeld, 288 pp., £15, August 1986, 0 297 79030 7
After the Last Sky by Edward Said and Jean Mohr. Faber, 224 pp., £6.95, September 1986, 0 571 13918 3

Michael Stewart

Choose freedom: The Future for Democratic Socialism by Roy Hattersley. Joseph, 265 pp., £12.95, January 1987, 0 7181 2483 9
Power, Competition and the State. Vol. I: Britain in Search of Balance, 1940-61 by Keith Middlemas. Methuen, 404 pp., £25, October 1986, 0 333 41412 8

V.G. Kiernan

The Fatal Shore: A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia, 1787-1868 by Robert Hughes. Collins Harvill, 688 pp., £15, January 1987, 0 00 217361 1
Rights of Passage: Emigration to Australia in the 19th Century by Helen Woolcock. Tavistock, 377 pp., £25, September 1986, 9780422602402

Ian Hamilton

Poem: ‘Larkinesque’

Charles Nicholl

The Global Connection: The Crisis of Drug Addiction by Ben Whitaker. Cape, 384 pp., £15, March 1987, 0 224 02224 5

John Bayley

The Matter of India

Norman Buchan

Diary: Press Freedom v. the Home Office

Frank Kermode

Little Wilson and Big God by Anthony Burgess. Heinemann, 448 pp., £12.95, February 1987, 0 434 09819 1

Carlos Fuentes

I the Supreme by Augusto Roa Bastos, translated by Helen Lane. Faber, 433 pp., £9.95, March 1987, 0 571 14626 0

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