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Vol. 9 No. 14 · 23 July 1987

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Cover Artist

David Hockney

James Fox

An Affair of State: The Profumo Case and the Framing of Stephen Ward by Phillip Knightley and Caroline Kennedy. Cape, 268 pp., £12.95, May 1987, 0 224 02347 0
Honeytrap: The Secret Worlds of Stephen Ward by Anthony Summers and Stephen Dorril. Weidenfeld, 264 pp., £12.95, May 1987, 0 297 79122 2

Letters

James MacGibbon, Norman Moss, Michael Moorcock, Roy Porter, Bruno Nightingale, Alma Cullen, Warwick Gould; Marjorie Reeves, Jonathan Barker, David Craig

D.A.N. Jones

Letters of Conrad Russell: 1897-1947 edited by Georgiana Blakiston. Murray, 278 pp., £16.95, May 1987, 0 7195 4382 7

R.W. Johnson

Apocalypse 2000: Economic Breakdown and the Suicide of Democracy 1989-2000 by Peter Jay and Michael Stewart. Sidgwick, 254 pp., £12.95, June 1987, 0 283 99440 1

John Bayley

Dostoevsky. The Stir of Liberation: 1860-1865 by Joseph Frank. Robson, 395 pp., £17.95, April 1987, 0 86051 242 8
Selected Letters of Dostoevsky edited by Joseph Frank and David Goldstein. Rutgers, 543 pp., $29.95, May 1987, 0 8135 1185 2

Alan Bennett

Kafka at Las Vegas

Angela Carter

Honey from a Weed: Fasting and Feasting in Tuscany, Catalonia, the Cyclades and Apulia by Patience Gray. Prospect, 374 pp., £17.50, November 1986, 0 907325 30 0
A Table in Provence: Classic Recipes from the South of France collected and illustrated by Leslie Forbes. Webb and Bower/Joseph, 160 pp., £12.95, April 1987, 0 86350 130 3
The Joyce of Cooking: Food and Drink from James Joyce’s Dublin by Alison Armstrong, foreword by Anthony Burgess. Station Hill Press, 252 pp., $18.95, December 1986, 0 930794 85 0

Jonathan Raban

Home and Away by Steve Ellis. Bloodaxe, 62 pp., £4.50, February 1987, 9781852240271
The Ballad of the Yorkshire Ripper by Blake Morrison. Chatto, 48 pp., £4.95, May 1987, 0 7011 3227 2
The Frighteners by Sean O’Brien. Bloodaxe, 64 pp., £4.50, February 1987, 9781852240134

Clive James

Poem: ‘The Light Well’

Blair Worden

Soldiers and Statesmen: The General Council of the Army and its Debates, 1647-1648 by Austin Woolrych. Oxford, 361 pp., £32.50, June 1987, 0 19 822752 3

Susannah Clapp

A Life with Alan: The Diary of A.J.P. Taylor’s Wife, Eva, from 1978 to 1985 by Eva Haraszti Taylor. Hamish Hamilton, 250 pp., £14.95, June 1987, 0 241 12118 3
The Painted Banquet: My Life and Loves by Jocelyn Rickards. Weidenfeld, 172 pp., £14.95, May 1987, 0 297 79119 2
The Beaverbrook Girl by Janet Aitken Kidd. Collins, 240 pp., £12.95, May 1987, 0 00 217602 5

Peter Campbell

Sidney Nolan: Such is life by Brian Adams. Hutchinson, 275 pp., £16.95, June 1987, 0 09 168430 7
Andrew Wyeth: The Helga Pictures by John Wilmerding. Viking, 208 pp., £25, September 1987, 9780670817665
Faces 1966-1984 by David Hockney and Marco Livingstone. Thames and Hudson, 96 pp., £8.95, June 1987, 0 500 27464 9

Richard Altick

Palais-Royal by Richard Sennett. Faber, 274 pp., £10.95, May 1987, 0 571 14718 6

John Lanchester

Temporary Shelter by Mary Gordon. Bloomsbury, 231 pp., £11.95, July 1987, 0 7475 0006 1
Bluebeard’s Egg by Margaret Atwood. Cape, 287 pp., £10.95, June 1987, 0 224 02245 8
The Native by David Plante. Chatto, 122 pp., £9.95, May 1987, 0 7011 3247 7
The March of the Long Shadows by Norman Lewis. Secker, 232 pp., £10.95, May 1987, 0 436 24620 1

Tam Dalyell

Diary: Questions for Mrs Thatcher

Charles Nicholl

The Darker Proof by Adam Mars-Jones and Edmund White. Faber, 250 pp., £3.95, July 1987, 0 571 15068 3

David Hirson

Swimming to Cambodia: The Collected Works of Spalding Gray by Spalding Gray. Picador, 304 pp., £3.50, January 1987, 0 330 29947 6

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