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Vol. 10 No. 7 · 31 March 1988

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Cover Artist

Herbert Matter

E.S. Turner

Maxwell by Joe Haines. Macdonald, 525 pp., £12.95, March 1988, 0 356 17172 8
Maxwell: The Outsider by Tom Bower. Aurum, 374 pp., £12.95, March 1988, 0 948149 88 4
Maxwell: A Portrait of Power by Peter Thompson and Anthony Delano. Bantam, 256 pp., £12.95, February 1988, 0 593 01499 5
Goodbye Fleet Street by Robert Edwards. Cape, 260 pp., £12.95, March 1988, 0 224 02457 4

Letters

Alan Bennett, Christopher Price, Douglas Johnson, Charles Dicken, Richard King, Simon Critchley, Toby Forward, John Fletcher, Anthony Barnett, Peter Langworth

Barbara Everett

Growing

J.W. Burrow

J.G. Frazer: His Life and Work by Robert Ackerman. Cambridge, 348 pp., £35, December 1987, 0 521 34093 4

Adam Phillips

The Riddle of Freud: Jewish Influences on his Theory of Female Sexuality by Estelle Roith. Tavistock, 199 pp., £25, September 1987, 0 422 61380 0

Nicholas Penny

Lucian Freud

John Hughes

Poem: ‘Perfect Weather for the Minuet’

Bruce Boucher

Venetian Villas by Michelangelo Muraro. Rizzoli, 514 pp., $85, January 1987, 0 8478 0762 2
Picturing Art in Antwerp, 1550-1700 by Zirka Zaremba Filipczak. Princeton, 247 pp., £37.60, February 1988, 0 691 04047 8
The Painful Birth of the Art Book by Francis Haskell. Thames and Hudson, 64 pp., £5.95, February 1988, 0 500 55019 0

Peter Campbell

Rodin: A Biography by Frederic Grunfeld. Hutchinson, 738 pp., £30, February 1988, 0 09 170690 4

Ian Buruma

The World of the Meiji Print: Impressions of a New Civilisation by Julia Meech-Pekarik. Weatherhill, 259 pp., £27.50, October 1987, 0 8348 0209 0

Robin Kinross

Twentieth-Century Type Designers by Sebastian Carter. Trefoil, 168 pp., £14.95, April 1987, 0 86294 076 1
Letters of Credit: A View of Type Design by Walter Tracy. Gordon Fraser, 224 pp., £16.50, July 1986, 0 86092 085 2

John Sturrock

The Tain of the Mirror: Derrida and the Philosophy of Reflection by Rodolphe Gasché. Harvard, 348 pp., £19.95, December 1986, 0 674 86700 9
Derrida by Christopher Norris. Fontana, 271 pp., £4.95, November 1987, 0 00 686057 5
The Truth in Painting by Jacques Derrida, translated by Geoff Bennington and Ian McLeod. Chicago, 386 pp., £39.95, October 1987, 0 226 14323 6
The Postcard: From Socrates to Freud and Beyond by Jacques Derrida, translated by Alan Bass. Chicago, 521 pp., £36.75, August 1987, 0 226 14320 1
The Archaeology of the Frivolous: Reading Condillac by Jacques Derrida, translated by John Leavey. Nebraska, 143 pp., $7.95, June 1987, 0 8032 6571 9

Mark Ford

The ego is always at the wheel by Delmore Schwartz. Carcanet, 146 pp., £6.95, May 1987, 0 85635 702 2
A Nest of Ninnies by John Ashbery and James Schuyler. Carcanet, 191 pp., £10.95, June 1987, 0 85635 699 9

Arthur Marwick

The History of the British Coal Industry. Vol. IV, 1913-1946: The Political Economy of Decline by Barry Supple. Oxford, 733 pp., £50, December 1987, 9780198282945

Andreas Teuber

Absent Framers

Patrick Wright

Diary: The Deer Park or the Tank Park?

Christopher Burns

Pleasure by John Murray. Aidan Ellis, 233 pp., £10.50, October 1987, 0 85628 167 0
Absurd Courage by Nobuko Albery. Century, 254 pp., £11.95, October 1987, 0 7126 1149 5
Laing by Ann Schlee. Macmillan, 302 pp., £10.95, November 1987, 0 333 45633 5
The Part of Fortune by Laurel Goldman. Faber, 249 pp., £10.95, November 1987, 0 571 14921 9
In the Fertile Land by Gabriel Josipovici. Carcanet, 212 pp., £10.95, November 1987, 0 85635 716 2

Patricia Craig

Three Continents by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Murray, 384 pp., £11.95, October 1987, 0 7195 4433 5

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