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Vol. 10 No. 6 · 17 March 1988

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Roger Fenton

Frank Kermode

Letters of Marshall McLuhan edited by Matie Molinaro, Corinne McLuhan and William Toye. Oxford, 562 pp., £25, March 1988, 0 19 540594 3

Letters

Wolfgang Holdheim, Editor, ‘London Review’, A.J. Ayer, Raffat Khan, R.W. Johnson, Miz and Fizz Saral Waldorf, Editor, ‘London Review’

Linda Colley

Victorian Values and 20th-Century Condescension by Gertrude Himmelfarb. Centre for Policy Studies, 15 pp., £2.20, August 1987, 1 870265 10 6
Peel and the Victorians by Donald Read. Blackwell, 330 pp., £27.50, August 1987, 0 631 15725 5
Suicide in Victorian and Edwardian England by Olive Anderson. Oxford, 475 pp., £40, July 1987, 9780198201014

Douglas Hurd

Douglas Hurd’s Tamworth Manifesto

Edward Timms

The Temple by Stephen Spender. Faber, 210 pp., £10.95, February 1988, 0 571 14785 2

John Bayley

End of a Journey: An Autobiographical Journal 1979-1981 by Philip Toynbee. Bloomsbury, 422 pp., £25, February 1988, 0 7475 0132 7

D.A.N. Jones

1968: A Student Generation in Revolt by Ronald Fraser. Chatto, 370 pp., £14.95, January 1988, 0 7011 2913 1
Street Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties by Tariq Ali. Collins, 280 pp., £12.95, November 1987, 9780002177795
Sixty-Eight: The Year of the Barricades by David Caute. Hamish Hamilton, 464 pp., £14.95, January 1988, 0 241 12174 4
Nineteen Sixty-Eight: A Personal Report by Hans Koning. Unwin Hyman, 196 pp., £10.95, April 1988, 9780044401858

John Dunn

Politics: A Work of Constructive Social Theory by Roberto Mangabeira Unger. Cambridge, 256 pp., £25, January 1988, 0 521 32974 4
The Critical Legal Studies Movement by Roberto Mangabeira Unger. Harvard, 128 pp., £15.25, October 1986, 0 674 17735 5
W.A. Mozart: ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ by Tim Carter. Cambridge, 180 pp., £27.50, February 1988, 0 521 30267 6

Gavin Ewart

Two Poems

Philip Roth

Philip Roth talks to the Israeli writer Aharon Appelfeld

Don Coles

Poem: ‘Jealousy’

Patrick Parrinder

Out of this World by Graham Swift. Viking, 208 pp., £10.95, March 1988, 0 670 82084 9
Three Farmers on their Way to a Dance by Richard Powers. Weidenfeld, 352 pp., £12.95, March 1988, 0 297 79273 3
The March Fence by Matthew Yorke. Viking, 233 pp., £10.95, March 1988, 0 670 81848 8
What is the matter with Mary Jane? by Daisy Waugh. Heinemann, 182 pp., £10.95, February 1988, 0 434 84390 3

Ben Whitaker

The Underground Empire: Where crime and governments embrace by James Mills. Sidgwick, 1165 pp., £15, November 1987, 0 283 99454 1

E.S. Turner

Living dangerously by Ranulph Fiennes. Macmillan, 263 pp., £14.95, October 1987, 0 333 44417 5
The Diaries of Lord Louis Mountbatten 1920-1922: Tours with the Prince of Wales edited by Philip Ziegler. Collins, 315 pp., £15, November 1987, 0 00 217608 4
Touch the Happy Isles: A Journey through the Caribbean by Quentin Crewe. Joseph, 302 pp., £14.95, October 1987, 0 7181 2822 2

Robert Service

Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World by Mikhail Gorbachev. Collins, 254 pp., £12.95, November 1987, 0 00 215660 1
The Birth of Stalinism: The USSR on the Eve of the ‘Second Revolution’ by Michal Reiman, translated by George Saunders. Tauris, 188 pp., £24.50, November 1987, 1 85043 066 7
Stalin in October: The Man who Missed the Revolution by Robert Slusser. Johns Hopkins, 281 pp., £20.25, December 1987, 0 8018 3457 0

W.G. Runciman

Diary: 1920s v. 1980s

Rosalind Mitchison

Scottish Lifestyle 300 Years Ago by Helen Kelsall and Keith Kelsall. John Donald, 224 pp., £10, September 1986, 0 85976 167 3
Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class, 1780-1850 by Leonore Davidoff and Catherine Hall. Hutchinson, 576 pp., £25, April 1987, 0 09 164700 2
A Lasting Relationship: Parents and Children over Three Centuries by Linda Pollock. Fourth Estate, 319 pp., £14.95, April 1987, 0 947795 25 1

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