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Vol. 10 No. 5 · 3 March 1988

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Cover Artist

Christopher Killip

R.W. Johnson

Reagan’s America: Innocents at Home by Garry Wills. Heinemann, 488 pp., £14.95, February 1988, 0 434 86623 7

Letters

G.A. Cohen, Frank Palmer, Ann Dummett, Hilary Wainwright, Michael Howard, Christopher Norris

Michael Neve

Benjamin Disraeli: Letters 1838-1841 edited by M.G Wiebe, J.B. Conacher, John Matthews and M.S. Millar. Toronto, 458 pp., £40, March 1987, 0 8020 5736 5
Salisbury: The Man and his Policies edited by Lord Blake and Hugh Cecil. Macmillan, 298 pp., £29.50, May 1987, 0 333 36876 2

Isabel Hilton

The Land that Lost its Heroes: Argentina, the Falklands and Alfonsin by Jimmy Burns. Bloomsbury, 287 pp., £5.95, November 1987, 0 7475 0111 4
Falklands: The Secret Plot by Oscar Raul Cardoso, Ricardo Kirschbaum and Eduardo van der Kooy, translated by Bernard Ethell. Preston, 327 pp., £12, November 1987, 1 870615 05 0

Daniel Waissbein

‘Sur’: A Study of the Argentine Literary Journal and its Role in the Development of a Culture, 1931-1970 by John King. Cambridge, 232 pp., £27.50, December 1986, 0 521 26849 4

Hilary Mantel

Chinese Lives: An Oral History of Contemporary China by Zhang Xinxin and Sang Ye, edited by W.J.F. Jenner and Delia Davin. Macmillan, 367 pp., £14.95, February 1988, 0 333 43364 5

Stephen Wall

Civil to Strangers by Barbara Pym. Macmillan, 388 pp., £11.95, October 1987, 0 333 39128 4
The Pleasure of Miss Pym by Charles Burkhart. Texas, 120 pp., $17.95, July 1987, 0 292 76496 0
The World of Barbara Pym by Janice Rossen. Macmillan, 193 pp., £27.50, November 1987, 0 333 42372 0
The Life and Work of Barbara Pym edited by Dale Salwak. Macmillan, 210 pp., £27.50, April 1987, 0 333 40831 4

John Lanchester

The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst. Chatto, 288 pp., £11.95, February 1988, 0 7011 3282 5
The Beautiful Room is Empty by Edmund White. Picador, 184 pp., £9.95, January 1988, 0 330 30394 5

Blake Morrison

Fifty Poems by Ian Hamilton. Faber, 51 pp., £4.95, January 1988, 0 571 14920 0
A Various Art edited by Andrew Crozier and Tim Longville. Carcanet, 377 pp., £12.95, December 1987, 0 85635 698 0
Between Leaps: Poems 1972-1985 by Brad Leithauser. Oxford, 81 pp., £5.95, September 1987, 0 19 282089 3
Eldorado by William Scammell. Peterloo, 71 pp., £4.50, October 1987, 0 905291 88 3
Disbelief by John Ash. Carcanet, 127 pp., £6.95, September 1987, 0 85635 695 6
The Automatic Oracle by Peter Porter. Oxford, 72 pp., £4.95, November 1987, 0 19 282088 5
Voice-over by Norman MacCaig. Chatto, 64 pp., £5.95, February 1988, 0 7011 3313 9

Brad Leithauser

Natural Causes by Andrew Motion. Chatto, 57 pp., £4.95, August 1987, 9780701132712
A Short History of the Island of Butterflies by Nicholas Christopher. Viking, 81 pp., $17.95, January 1986, 0 670 80899 7

Claude Rawson

John Dryden and His World by James Anderson Winn.. Yale, 651 pp., £19.95, November 1987, 0 300 02994 2
John Dryden edited by Keith Walker. Oxford, 967 pp., £22.50, January 1987, 0 19 254192 7

Roger Lonsdale

The Strange Case of John Bampfylde

David Trotter

The Renewal of Literature: Emersonian Reflections by Richard Poirier. Faber, 256 pp., £14.95, March 1988, 0 571 15013 6

Gabrielle Cox

Stalker by John Stalker. Harrap, 288 pp., £12.95, February 1988, 0 245 54616 2
Stalker: The Search for the Truth by Peter Taylor. Faber, 231 pp., £9.95, May 1987, 0 571 14836 0

Paul Foot

Diary: Two Views of John Stalker

Edmund Leach

The Interface between the Written and the Oral by Jack Goody. Cambridge, 328 pp., £27.50, July 1987, 0 521 33268 0

Hubert Moore

Poem: ‘Manpower’

Michael Church

Timebends: A Life by Arthur Miller. Methuen, 614 pp., £17.95, November 1987, 0 413 41480 9
Vivien Leigh: The Life of Vivien Leigh by Alexander Walker. Weidenfeld, 342 pp., £12.95, May 1987, 0 297 79118 4

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