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Vol. 9 No. 9 · 7 May 1987

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Cover Artist

David Gentleman

David Marquand

Nye Bevan and the Mirage of British Socialism by John Campbell. Weidenfeld, 430 pp., £15.95, March 1987, 0 297 78998 8
The Political Diary of Hugh Dalton: 1918-40, 1945-60 edited by Ben Pimlott. Cape, 752 pp., £40, January 1987, 0 224 01912 0

Letters

Robert Conquest, E.P. Thompson, Nicolas Walter, F.J. Wilkinson, Editor, ‘London Review’, James Edwards, Tom Shippey, Arthur Train, Adrian Room

Paul Addison

Road to Victory: Winston Churchill 1941-1945 by Martin Gilbert. Heinemann, 1417 pp., £20, September 1986, 0 434 29186 2

Edward Said

The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey by Salman Rushdie. Picador, 171 pp., £2.95, January 1987, 0 330 29990 5
Turning the Tide: US Intervention in Central America and the Struggle for Peace by Noam Chomsky. Pluto, 298 pp., £5.95, September 1986, 0 7453 0184 3

John Lanchester

Einstein’s Monsters by Martin Amis. Cape, 127 pp., £5.95, April 1987, 0 224 02435 3

Rosemary Ashton

Forbidden Partners: The Incest Taboo in Modern Culture by James Twitchell. Columbia, 311 pp., £15.60, December 1986, 0 231 06412 8
Shelley and his Circle 1773-1822: Vols VII and VIII edited by Donald Reiman and Doucet Devin Fischer. Harvard, 1228 pp., £71.95, October 1986, 0 674 80613 1
Shelley’s Venomed Melody by Nora Crook and Derek Guiton. Cambridge, 273 pp., £25, August 1986, 0 521 32084 4
The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 edited by Paula Feldman and Diana Scott-Kilvert. Oxford, 735 pp., £55, March 1987, 0 19 812571 2
Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Selected Letters edited by H.J. Jackson. Oxford, 306 pp., £19.50, April 1987, 0 19 818540 5

Patrick Hughes

The Arcimboldo Effect by Pontus Hulten. Thames and Hudson, 402 pp., £32, May 1987, 0 500 27471 1

Peter Campbell

Joseph Banks: A Life by Patrick O’Brian. Collins Harvill, 328 pp., £15, April 1987, 0 00 217350 6

Norman Page

John Galsworthy’s Life and Art: An Alien’s Fortress by James Gindin. Macmillan, 616 pp., £35, March 1987, 0 333 40812 8

Nicholas Spice

The Order of Battle at Trafalgar, and other essays by John Bayley. Collins Harvill, 224 pp., £12, April 1987, 0 00 272848 6

Claude Rawson

Boswell: The English Experiment 1785-1789 edited by Irma Lustig and Frederick Pottle. Heinemann, 332 pp., £30, February 1987, 0 434 08130 2
The Converse of the Pen: Acts of Intimacy in the 18th-Century Familiar Letter by Bruce Redford. Chicago, 252 pp., £21.25, January 1987, 0 226 70678 8
Printing Technology, Letters and Samuel Johnson by Alvin Kernan. Princeton, 357 pp., £19.70, February 1987, 0 691 06692 2

E.P. Thompson

Diary: On the NHS

Damian Grant

Selected Poems 1964-1983 by Douglas Dunn. Faber, 262 pp., £9.95, November 1986, 0 571 14619 8
Terry Street by Douglas Dunn. Faber, 62 pp., £3.95, November 1986, 0 571 09713 8
Selected Poems 1968-1983 by Paul Muldoon. Faber, 109 pp., £8.95, November 1986, 0 571 14603 1
Essential Reading by Peter Reading and Alan Jenkins. Secker, 230 pp., £9.95, October 1986, 0 436 40988 7
Stet by Peter Reading. Secker, 40 pp., £5.95, October 1986, 0 436 40989 5

Sebastian Barry

Poem: ‘Voyage to Azania: A Letter to James Mathews of Athlone (Cape Town)’

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