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Vol. 10 No. 4 · 18 February 1988

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Vol. 10 No. 4 · 18 February 1988

Sylvia Lawson

Australians: A Historical Library  Fairfax, Syme and Weldon, AUS $695

Letters

A.J. Ayer, Editor, ‘London Review’, A.N. Wilson, Les Murray, Jon Halliday, W.J.T. Mitchell, Editor, ‘London Review’, Eugene Kamenka, David Cooper, Christopher MacLehose, Editors, ‘London Review’

Clive James

The Road to Botany Bay by Paul Carter. Faber, 384 pp., £14.95, October 1987, 0 571 14551 5
The Oxford History of Australia. Vol. IV: 1901-1942 by Stuart Macintyre. Oxford, 399 pp., £22.50, October 1987, 0 19 554612 1
The Archibald Paradox: A Strange Case of Authorship by Sylvia Lawson. Penguin Australia, 292 pp., AUS $12.95, September 1987, 0 14 009848 8
The Lucky Country Revisited by Donald Horne. Dent, 235 pp., AUS $34.95, October 1987, 9780867700671

John Bayley

The Faber Book of Contemporary Australian Short Stories edited by Murray Bail. Faber, 413 pp., £12.95, January 1988, 0 571 15083 7

Jill Roe

For Australians only

C.K. Stead

Selected Poems by Les Murray. Carcanet, 151 pp., £3.95, April 1986, 0 85635 667 0
The Daylight Moon by Les Murray. Carcanet, 86 pp., £6.95, February 1988, 0 85635 779 0

Anthony Thwaite

Poem: ‘Multiplied’

Ian Jack

Tales from Two Cities: Travel of Another Sort by Dervla Murphy. Murray, 310 pp., £12.95, November 1987, 0 7195 4435 1

Alison Weir

Quiet Rage: Bernie Goetz and the Shootings on the New York Subway by Lillian Rubin. Faber, 265 pp., £4.95, October 1987, 0 571 14944 8

John Sutherland

The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe. Cape, 659 pp., £11.95, February 1988, 0 224 02439 6

Clive James

Poem: ‘Last night the sea dreamed it was Greta Scacchi’

Edward Said

Corruptions of Empire: Life Studies and the Reagan Era by Alexander Cockburn. Verso, 479 pp., £14.95, November 1987, 0 86091 176 4

T.H. Breen

Bound for America: The Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies, 1718-1775 by Roger Ekirch. Oxford, 277 pp., £25, November 1987, 0 19 820092 7

Nicholas Penny

Painting as an Art by Richard Wollheim. Thames and Hudson, 384 pp., £28, November 1987, 0 500 23495 7

Jerome McGann

Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts: The Panizzi Lectures 1985 by D.F. McKenzie. British Library, 80 pp., £10, December 1986, 0 7123 0085 6

Peter Craven

The Remake by Clive James. Cape, 223 pp., £10.95, October 1987, 0 224 02515 5
In the Land of Oz by Howard Jacobson. Hamish Hamilton, 380 pp., £12.95, September 1987, 0 241 12110 8

Walter Nash

The Panda Hunt by Richard Burns. Cape, 189 pp., £10.95, August 1987, 0 224 02445 0
Davy Chadwick by James Buchan. Hamish Hamilton, 145 pp., £9.95, September 1987, 0 241 12115 9
Overhead in a Balloon: Stories of Paris by Mavis Gallant. Cape, 196 pp., £10.95, August 1987, 0 224 02426 4
Black Idol by Lisa St Aubin de Teran. Cape, 157 pp., £9.95, September 1987, 9780224024372

Patrick Parrinder

Diary: On Raymond Williams

Susannah Clapp

A Woman of Passion: The Life of E. Nesbit, 1858-1924 by Julia Briggs. Hutchinson, 473 pp., £16.95, November 1987, 9780091682101
Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children’s Fiction by Margaret Rustin and Michael Rustin. Verso, 268 pp., £22.95, November 1987, 9780860911876

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