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Stephen Sedley

A Matter of Justice: The Legal System in Ferment by Michael Zander. Tauris, 323 pp., £16.50, February 1988, 1 85043 040 3
The Coercive State: The Decline of Democracy in Britain by Paddy Hillyard and Janie Percy-Smith. Fontana, 352 pp., £5.95, February 1988, 0 00 637083 7

Letters

Sylvia Lawson, Jeremy Sheehy, Jose Brunner, Norman Fruman, Alison Weir, Ketaki Kushari Dyson, Dan Latimer, J.E.M. Latham, Michael Dibdin, Roderigo Lopez, D.A.N. Jones

Ian Williams

Indictment: Power and Politics In the Construction Industry by David Morrell. Faber, 287 pp., £14.95, November 1987, 0 571 14985 5

Ian Taylor

Regulating the City: Competition, Scandal and Reform by Michael Clarke. Open University, 288 pp., £25, May 1986, 9780335153817
Regulating fraud: White-Collar Crime and the Criminal Process by Michael Levi. Tavistock, 416 pp., £35, August 1987, 0 422 61160 3

Seamus Heaney

Anglo-Irish Occasions

Tom Shippey

Bare-Faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard by Russell Miller. Joseph, 390 pp., £12.95, October 1987, 0 7181 2764 1
Dianetics by L. Ron Hubbard. New Era, 605 pp., £3.50, February 1988, 9781870451185
Mission Earth. Vol. V: Fortune of Fear by L. Ron Hubbard. New Era, 365 pp., £10.75, July 1987, 1 870451 01 5
Mission Earth. Vol. VI: Death Quest by L. Ron Hubbard. New Era, 351 pp., £10.95, October 1987, 1 870451 02 3

George Steiner

Visions and Blueprints: Avant-Garde Culture and Radical Politics in Early 20th-century Europe edited by Edward Timms and Peter Collier. Manchester, 328 pp., £29.50, February 1988, 0 7190 2260 6

Marilyn Butler

In Frankenstein’s Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity and 19th-century Writing by Chris Baldick. Oxford, 207 pp., £22.50, December 1987, 0 19 811726 4

John Barton

The Literary Guide to the Bible edited by Robert Alter and Frank Kermode. Collins, 678 pp., £20, December 1987, 0 00 217439 1

Michael Hofmann

Three Poems

John Bayley

The Hand, Great Anarch! India 1921-1952 by Nirad Chaudhuri. Chatto, 979 pp., £25, November 1987, 0 7011 2476 8
The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian by Nirad Chaudhuri. Hogarth, 506 pp., £7.95, November 1987, 0 7012 0800 7

Amit Chaudhuri

Story: ‘Sunday’

Tony Gould

Mary and Richard: The Story of Richard Hillary and Mary Booker by Michael Burn. Deutsch, 249 pp., £12.95, April 1988, 0 233 98280 9

John Lanchester

S.: A Novel by John Updike. Deutsch, 244 pp., £10.95, April 1988, 0 233 98255 8

W.G. Runciman

Diary: On Trade-Unionism

Edna Longley

Under Storm’s Wing by Helen Thomas and Myfanwy Thomas. Carcanet, 318 pp., £14.95, February 1988, 0 85635 733 2

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