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Vol. 9 No. 13 · 9 July 1987

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Cover Artist

Enrico Guidoni

John Bayley

The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin. Cape, 293 pp., £10.95, June 1987, 0 224 02452 3

Letters

John Regan, R.W. Johnson, Jonathan Allison, Edna Longley, Edward Timms

Chauncey Loomis

Native Stones: A Book about Climbing by David Craig. Secker, 213 pp., £10.95, May 1987, 0 436 11350 3

Mary-Kay Wilmers

Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov. Penguin, 242 pp., £3.95, May 1987, 0 14 008623 4
The Russian Album by Michael Ignatieff. Chatto, 191 pp., £12.95, May 1987, 0 7011 3109 8
The Making of a Peacemonger: The Memoirs of George Ignatieff prepared in association with by Sonja Sinclair. Toronto, 265 pp., £15, July 1985, 0 8020 2556 0
A Little of All These: An Estonian Childhood by Tania Alexander. Cape, 165 pp., £12.50, March 1987, 0 224 02400 0

Peter Porter

Two Poems

E.P. Thompson

Fear, Myth and History: The Ranters and the Historians by J.C. Davis. Cambridge, 208 pp., £22.50, September 1986, 0 521 26243 7

David Craig

Poem: ‘Apologia pro Poematis Meis’

Gareth Reeves

Poem: ‘Making it’

Malise Ruthven

Cities on a Hill by Frances FitzGerald. Picador, 414 pp., £4.50, March 1987, 0 330 29845 3

Ann Dummett

Anti-Racism: An Assault on Education and Value edited by Frank Palmer. Sherwood, 210 pp., £9.95, November 1986, 0 907671 26 8
The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain by Ron Ramdin. Gower, 626 pp., £35, January 1987, 0 566 00943 9

Nicholas Spice

The Present Moment by Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye. Heinemann, 155 pp., £9.95, July 1987, 0 434 44027 2
Memory of Departure by Abdulrazak Gurnah. Cape, 159 pp., £9.95, April 1987, 0 224 02432 9
You can’t get lost in Cape Town by Zöe Wicomb. Virago, 184 pp., £3.95, May 1987, 0 86068 820 8

Heribert Adam

Black and Gold: Tycoons, Revolutionaries and Apartheid by Anthony Sampson. Hodder, 280 pp., £12.95, January 1987, 0 340 39524 9
The Crisis in South Africa by John Saul and Stephen Gelb. Zed, 245 pp., £6.95, December 1986, 0 86232 692 3

Terence Ranger

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written By Herself by Harriet Jacobs, edited by Jean Fagan Yellin. Harvard, 306 pp., £29.95, July 1987, 9780674447455
The Spirit and the Drum: A Memoir of Africa by Edith Turner. University of Arizona Press, 165 pp., £15.95, July 1987, 0 8165 1009 1
Kaffir Boy: Growing out of Apartheid by Mark Mathabane. Bodley Head, 354 pp., £12.95, April 1987, 0 370 31058 6

R.W. Johnson

The Age of Terrorism by Walter Laqueur. Weidenfeld, 385 pp., £17.95, March 1987, 9780297791157
The Baader-Meinhof Group: The Inside Story of a Phenomenon by Stefan Aust, translated by Anthea Bell. Bodley Head, 552 pp., £12.95, June 1987, 0 370 31031 4

Linda Colley

Richard Cobden: A Victorian Outsider by Wendy Hinde. Yale, 379 pp., £14.95, April 1987, 0 300 03880 1
Richard Cobden: Independent Radical by Nicholas Edsall. Harvard, 479 pp., £23.95, February 1987, 0 674 76879 5

Ian Hamilton

Diary: Little Magazines in Canberra

David Norbrook

A History of Modern Poetry: Modernism and After by David Perkins. Harvard, 694 pp., £19.95, April 1987, 0 674 39946 3
Collected Poems by Geoffrey Hill. Penguin, 207 pp., £3.95, September 1985, 0 14 008383 9
The Poetry of Geoffrey Hill by Henry Hart. Southern Illinois, 305 pp., $24.95, January 1986, 0 8093 1236 0

Jonathan Barnes

Philoponus and the Rejection of Aristotelian Science by Richard Sorabji. Duckworth, 253 pp., £29.50, February 1987, 0 7156 2089 4

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