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Vol. 9 No. 15 · 3 September 1987

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Vol. 9 No. 15 · 3 September 1987

R.W. Johnson

Peter Wright, Judges and Journalists

Letters

Donald Davie, Jonathan Raban, Peter Craven, Ian Hamilton, Gerald Graff, Elisabeth Underwood, Tim Armstrong, John Bayley, Frank Palmer, Tom Hastie, Andrew Motion

Richard Holme

Campaign! The Selling of the Prime Minister by Rodney Tyler. Grafton, 251 pp., £6.95, July 1987, 0 246 13277 9
Battle for Power by Des Wilson. Sphere, 326 pp., £4.99, July 1987, 0 7221 9074 3
David Owen: Personally Speaking by Kenneth Harris. Weidenfeld, 248 pp., £12.95, September 1987, 0 297 79206 7

Donald Mitchell

Donald Mitchell remembers Hans Keller

Richard Rorty

Der Philosophische Diskurs der Moderne: Zwölf Vorlesungen by Jürgen Habermas. Suhrkamp, 302 pp., £54, February 1985, 3 518 57702 6

Nigel Bowles

Nigel Bowles on the unmaking of the President

David Rieff

Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy. Collins Harvill, 652 pp., £10.95, January 1987, 9780002230780

Stephen Haggard

The Moral and Political Writings of Mahatma Gandhi. Vol. I: Civilisation, Politics and Religion edited by Rhagavan Iyer. Oxford, 644 pp., £40, February 1986, 0 19 824754 0
The Moral and Political Writings of Mahatma Gandhi. Vol. II: Truth and Non-Violence edited by Rhagavan Iyer. Oxford, 678 pp., £50, October 1986, 0 19 824755 9
The Moral and Political Writings of Mahatma Gandhi. Vol. III: Non-Violent Resistance and Social Transformation edited by Rhagavan Iyer. Oxford, 641 pp., £55, May 1987, 0 19 824756 7

Mark Ford

Two Poems

Karl Miller

Chatterton by Peter Ackroyd. Hamish Hamilton, 234 pp., £10.95, September 1987, 0 241 12348 8

Ruth Fainlight

Poem: ‘Poppies’

Patrick Parrinder

Two Lives and a Dream by Marguerite Yourcenar, translated by Walter Kaiser. Aidan Ellis, 245 pp., £9.95, July 1987, 0 85628 160 3
The Wedding at Port-au-Prince by Hans Christoph Buch, translated by Ralph Manheim. Faber, 259 pp., £10.95, August 1987, 0 571 14928 6
Saints and Scholars by Terry Eagleton. Verso, 145 pp., £9.95, September 1987, 0 86091 180 2
Imperial Patient: The Memoirs of Nero’s Doctor by Alex Comfort. Duckworth, 206 pp., £10.95, June 1987, 0 7156 2168 8

Gabriele Annan

The Neo-Pagans: Friendship and Love in the Rupert Brooke Circle by Paul Delany. Macmillan, 270 pp., £14.95, August 1987, 0 333 44572 4

Paul Delany

Women in Love by D.H. Lawrence, edited by David Farmer, Lindeth Vasey and John Worthen. Cambridge, 633 pp., £40, May 1987, 0 521 23565 0
The Letters of D.H. Lawrence: Vol. IV, 1921-24 edited by Warren Roberts, James Boulton and Elizabeth Mansfield. Cambridge, 627 pp., £35, May 1987, 0 521 23113 2

David Craig

Before the oil ran out: Britain 1977-86 by Ian Jack. Secker, 271 pp., £9.95, June 1987, 0 436 22020 2
In a Distant Isle: The Orkney Background of Edwin Muir by George Marshall. Scottish Academic Press, 184 pp., £12.50, May 1987, 0 7073 0469 5

Mark Lawson

Love is colder than death: The Life and Times of Rainer Werner Fassbinder by Robert Katz and Peter Berling. Cape, 256 pp., £12.95, June 1987, 0 224 02174 5

Nicholas Penny

Mantegna by Ronald Lightbown. Phaidon/Christie’s, 512 pp., £60, July 1986, 0 7148 8031 0
The Sistine Chapel: Michelangelo Rediscovered edited by Massimo Giacometti, translated by Paul Holberton. Muller, Blond and White, 271 pp., £40, September 1986, 0 584 11140 1

W.G. Runciman

Diary: Serious Money

Mick Imlah

Poem: ‘Cockney’

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