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Les Murray, Roger Scruton, Ray Honeyford, S.J.D. Green, Ann Dummett, Hilary Wainwright, Shlomo Avineri, John Bayley, Julian Barnes, Elizabeth Dipple, Gavin Ewart, Andrew Motion

Geoffrey Hawthorn

Mrs Thatcher’s Revolution: The Ending of the Socialist Era by Peter Jenkins. Cape, 411 pp., £12.95, November 1988, 0 224 02516 3
De-Industrialisation and Foreign Trade by R.E. Rowthorn and J.R. Wells. Cambridge, 422 pp., £40, November 1988, 0 521 26360 3

E.S. Turner

A Class Society at War: England 1914-18 by Bernard Waites. Berg, 303 pp., £25, November 1987, 0 907582 65 6
Working for Victory? Images of Women in the First World War by Diana Condell and Jean Liddiard. Routledge, 201 pp., £19.95, November 1987, 0 7102 0974 6
The Countryside at War 1914-18 by Caroline Dakers. Constable, 238 pp., £12.95, November 1987, 0 09 468060 4
When Jim Crow met John Bull: Black American Soldiers in World War Two Britain by Graham Smith. Tauris, 265 pp., £14.95, November 1987, 9781850430391

Michael Howard

The Mask of Command by John Keegan. Cape, 366 pp., £12.95, November 1987, 9780224019491

J.M. Winter

New Life on the West Bank

Swee Chai Ang

Bilal and Samir

Alan Brinkley

Armed Truce by Hugh Thomas. Hamish Hamilton, 667 pp., £14.95, November 1986, 0 241 11843 3
The Wise Men by Walter Isaacson and Evan Thomas. Faber, 853 pp., £15.95, January 1987, 0 571 14606 6
Ike by Piers Brendon. Secker, 478 pp., £12.95, January 1987, 0 436 06813 3
May-Day by Michael Beschloss. Faber, 494 pp., £14.95, November 1986, 0 571 14593 0

Allen Curnow

Poem: ‘A Time of Day’

Tom Shippey

The Sea and Summer by George Turner. Faber, 318 pp., £10.95, August 1987, 0 571 14846 8
The Dragon in the Sword by Michael Moorcock. Grafton, 283 pp., £10.95, July 1987, 0 246 13129 2
Fiasco by Stanislaw Lem, translated by Michael Kandel. Deutsch, 322 pp., £11.95, August 1987, 0 233 98141 1

John Bayley

The Collected Stories of Angus Wilson  Secker, 414 pp., £12.95, November 1987, 0 436 57612 0

Patrick Maynard

Realism, Writing, Disfiguration: On Thomas Eakins and Stephen Crane by Michael Fried. Chicago, 215 pp., £23.95, April 1987, 0 226 26210 3
Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology by W.J.T. Mitchell. Chicago, 226 pp., £7.25, October 1987, 0 226 53229 1

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

Henry James: A Life by Leon Edel. Collins, 740 pp., £25, July 1987, 0 00 217870 2
The Complete Notebooks of Henry James edited by Leon Edel and Lyall Powers. Oxford, 662 pp., £25, March 1987, 0 19 503782 0

W.C. Spengemann

Look homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe by David Herbert Donald. Bloomsbury, 579 pp., £16.95, April 1987, 0 7475 0004 5
From this moment on: America in 1940 by Jeffrey Hart. Crown, 352 pp., $19.95, February 1987, 9780517557419

Paul Foot

Diary: Disaster Woman

Walter Nash

The World’s Major Languages edited by Bernard Comrie. Croom Helm, 1025 pp., £50, March 1988, 9780709932437
Studies in Lexicography edited by Robert Burchfield. Oxford, 200 pp., £27.50, April 1988, 0 19 811945 3
Van Winkle’s Return: Change in American English 1966-1986 by Kenneth Wilson. University Press of New England, 193 pp., £7.95, August 1988, 0 87451 394 4
Words at Work: Lectures on Textual Structure by Randolph Quirk. Longman, 137 pp., £5.75, March 1988, 9780582001206
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language by David Crystal. Cambridge, 472 pp., £25, November 1988, 0 521 26438 3

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