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Vol. 9 No. 19 · 29 October 1987

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Vol. 9 No. 19 · 29 October 1987

Patrick Wright

White Chappell: Scarlet Tracings by Iain Sinclair. Goldmark, 210 pp., £12.50, October 1987, 1 870507 00 2

Letters

J. Arch Getty, Frank Palmer, Robert Crawford, Julietta Harvey, John Bayley, David Stafford-Clark, M. Bapp, Keith Walker, Editor, ‘London Review’

Richard Altick

George Scharf’s London: Sketches and Watercolours of a Changing City, 1820-50 by Peter Jackson. Murray, 154 pp., £14.95, June 1987, 0 7195 4379 7

Neil Berry

Britain’s Asians

Paul Seabright

Sri Lanka’s Crisis

Mary-Kay Wilmers

Tears before Bedtime by Barbara Skelton. Hamish Hamilton, 205 pp., £12.95, September 1987, 0 241 12326 7
In the Pink by Caroline Blackwood. Bloomsbury, 164 pp., £11.95, October 1987, 0 7475 0050 9

Frank Kermode

Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellmann. Hamish Hamilton, 632 pp., £15, October 1987, 0 241 12392 5

Les Murray

Two Poems

Andrew Scull

The Female Malady: Women, Madness and English Culture 1830-1980 by Elaine Showalter. Virago, 309 pp., £6.95, May 1987, 0 86068 869 0

John Barber

Socialism, Peace and Democracy: Writings, Speeches and Reports by Mikhail Gorbachev. Zwan, 210 pp., £14.95, October 1987, 1 85305 011 3
Gorbachev by Zhores Medvedev. Blackwell, 314 pp., £5.95, May 1987, 0 631 15880 4
The Sixth Continent: Russia and Mikhail Gorbachov by Mark Frankland. Hamish Hamilton, 292 pp., £12.95, June 1987, 0 241 12122 1
Shadows and Whispers: Power Politics inside the Kremlin from Brezhnev to Gorbachev by Dusko Doder. Harrap, 349 pp., £12.95, July 1987, 0 245 54577 8
Pravda: Inside the Soviet News Machine by Angus Roxburgh. Gollancz, 285 pp., £16.95, May 1987, 0 575 03734 2
Utopia in Power: A History of the USSR from 1917 to the Present by Michel Heller and Aleksandr Nekrich. Hutchinson, 877 pp., £25, August 1987, 0 09 155620 1

Walter Patterson

Sarcophagus by Vladimir Gubaryev, translated by Michael Glenny. Penguin, 81 pp., £3.50, April 1987, 0 14 048214 8
The Star Chernobyl by Julia Voznesenskaya. Quartet, 181 pp., £10.95, August 1987, 0 7043 2631 0
Chernobyl: A Novel by Frederick Pohl. Bantam, 355 pp., £4.95, September 1987, 0 553 05210 1
Mayday at Chernobyl by Henry Hamman and Stuart Parrott. Hodder, 278 pp., £2.95, April 1987, 0 450 40858 2
State of the World 1987: A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress toward a Sustainable Society by Lester Brown. Norton, 268 pp., £14.95, April 1987, 0 393 02399 0

John Bayley

How I Grew by Mary McCarthy. Weidenfeld, 278 pp., £14.95, September 1987, 0 297 79170 2
Myself and Michael Innes by J.I.M. Stewart. Gollancz, 206 pp., £12.95, September 1987, 0 575 04104 8

John Rosselli

Verdi: A Life in the Theatre by Charles Osborne. Weidenfeld, 360 pp., £18, June 1987, 0 297 79117 6

Tony Blair

Diary: Thatcherism

Tom Paulin

Emily Dickinson by Helen McNeil. Virago, 208 pp., £3.50, April 1986, 0 86068 619 1
Emily Dickinson: Looking to Canaan by John Robinson. Faber, 191 pp., £3.95, August 1986, 0 571 13943 4
Emily Dickinson: A Poet’s Grammar by Christanne Miller. Harvard, 212 pp., £15.95, July 1987, 0 674 25035 4
Emily Dickinson: The Poet on the Second Story by Jerome Loving. Cambridge, 128 pp., £20, April 1987, 0 521 32781 4

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