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Vol. 9 No. 21 · 26 November 1987

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Vol. 9 No. 21 · 26 November 1987

Michael Howard

The Korean War by Max Hastings. Joseph, 476 pp., £14.95, September 1987, 9780718120689
The Origins of the Korean War by Peter Lowe. Longman, 256 pp., £6.95, July 1986, 0 582 49278 5
Korea: The War before Vietnam by Callum MacDonald. Macmillan, 330 pp., £25, November 1986, 0 333 33011 0

Letters

Edward Said, G.A. Cohen, Terence Hegarty, Robert Katz, D.A.N. Jones, Mark Hearne, Roy MacGregor-Hastie, Jean MacGibbon, Bill Turner, Allan Turner, Colin Haycraft

Charles Nicholl

Faustus and the Censor by William Empson, edited by John Henry Jones. Blackwell, 226 pp., £17.50, September 1987, 0 631 15675 5

William Empson and John Haffenden

The Queen and I

R.W. Johnson

Secrecy and Power: The Life of J. Edgar Hoover by Richard Gid Powers. Hutchinson, 624 pp., £16.95, August 1987, 0 02 925060 9

Hubert Moore

Poem: ‘Desiderata’

Anthony Lewis

Freedom of the Press

Ben Pimlott

Out of the Wilderness: Diaries 1963-67 by Tony Benn. Hutchinson, 592 pp., £14.95, October 1987, 0 09 170660 2

Michael Brock

David Lloyd George: A Political Life. The Architect of Change, 1863-1912 by Bentley Brinkerhoff Gilbert. Batsford, 546 pp., £25, April 1987, 0 7134 5558 6

Graham Ingham

Black Monday

Matt Simpson

Poem: ‘Old People’s Home, Balliol Road’

Matthew Coady

Misrule by Tam Dalyell. Hamish Hamilton, 152 pp., £10.95, May 1987, 0 241 12170 1
One Man’s Judgement: An Autobiography by Lord Wheatley. Butterworth, 230 pp., £15.95, July 1987, 0 406 10019 5
Changing Battlefields: The Challenge to the Labour Party by John Silkin. Hamish Hamilton, 226 pp., £13.95, September 1987, 9780241121719
Heseltine: The Unauthorised Biography by Julian Critchley. Deutsch, 198 pp., £9.95, September 1987, 0 233 98001 6

Roy Porter

Death in Hamburg: Society and Politics in the Cholera Years 1830-1910 by Richard Evans. Oxford, 676 pp., £55, October 1987, 0 19 822864 3

Alan Ryan

Ruling Performance: British Governments from Attlee to Thatcher edited by Peter Hennessy and Anthony Seldon. Blackwell, 344 pp., £25, October 1987, 0 631 15645 3
The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Political Institutions edited by Vernon Bogdanor. Blackwell, 667 pp., £45, September 1987, 0 631 13841 2
Judges by David Pannick. Oxford, 255 pp., £12.95, October 1987, 0 19 215956 9

Naomi Shepherd

Sharon: An Israeli Caesar by Uzi Benziman. Robson, 276 pp., £12.95, September 1987, 9780860514343
Sands of Sorrow: Israel’s Journey from Independence by Milton Viorst. Tauris, 328 pp., £16.50, September 1987, 1 85043 064 0

C.K. Stead

Katherine Mansfield: A Secret Life by Claire Tomalin. Viking, 292 pp., £14.95, October 1987, 0 670 81392 3

Ann Geneva

Diary: Celestial Lunacy

Philip Horne

The Perpetual Orgy by Mario Vargas Llosa, translated by Helen Lane. Faber, 240 pp., £9.95, July 1987, 0 571 14550 7
Captain Pantoja and the Special Service by Mario Vargas Llosa, translated by Gregory Kolovakos and Ronald Christ. Faber, 244 pp., £3.95, June 1987, 0 571 14818 2

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