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Vol. 10 No. 11 · 2 June 1988

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Cover Artist

Werner Forman

Patrick Wright

Home: A Short History of an Idea by Witold Rybczynski. Heinemann, 256 pp., £12.95, March 1988, 0 434 14292 1

Letters

Ted Honderich, Colin McGinn, Editors, ‘London Review’, Claude Rawson, Glen Frankfurter, Cushing Strout, Andrew Robinson, Margot Heinemann, George Steiner, Emil Rado

Peter Campbell

The Graphic Language of Neville Brody by Jon Wozencroft. Thames and Hudson, 160 pp., £14.95, April 1988, 0 500 27496 7
The Making of the ‘Independent’ by Michael Crozier. Gordon Fraser, 128 pp., £8.95, May 1988, 0 86092 107 7

Ted Hughes

Poem: ‘On the Reservations’

Danny Karlin

Blasted Allegories: An Anthology of Writings by Contemporary Artists edited by Brian Wallis. New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York/MIT Press, 431 pp., £13.50, January 1988, 9780262231282
Empire of the Senseless by Kathy Acker. Picador, 227 pp., £10.95, May 1988, 0 330 30192 6
The Western Lands by William Burroughs. Picador, 258 pp., £10.95, March 1988, 0 330 29805 4

R.W. Johnson

Passion and Cunning, and Other Essays by Conor Cruise O’Brien. Weidenfeld, 293 pp., £18, March 1988, 0 297 79280 6
God Land: Reflections on Religion and Nationalism by Conor Cruise O’Brien. Harvard, 97 pp., £9.95, April 1988, 0 674 35510 5

Bruce Chatwin

Story: ‘The Seventh Day’

John Bayley

A.E. Housman: Collected Poems and Selected Prose edited by Christopher Ricks. Allen Lane, 528 pp., £18.95, April 1988, 0 7139 9009 0

Susannah Clapp

A Far Cry from Kensington by Muriel Spark. Constable, 189 pp., £9.95, March 1988, 0 09 468290 9

Chauncey Loomis

Living Arctic: Hunters of the Canadian North by Hugh Brody. Faber, 254 pp., £4.95, November 1987, 0 571 15096 9

Malcolm Deas

Against All Hope by Armando Valladares, translated by Andrew Harley. Hamish Hamilton, 381 pp., £12.95, July 1986, 0 241 11806 9
Castro by Peter Bourne. Macmillan, 332 pp., £14.95, April 1987, 0 333 44593 7
Fidel: A Critical Portrait by Tad Szulc. Hutchinson, 585 pp., £14.95, June 1987, 0 09 172602 6
Castro and the Cuban Labour Movement: Statecraft and Society in a Revolutionary Period (1959-1961) by Efren Cordova. University Press of America, 354 pp., £24.65, April 1988, 0 8191 5952 2
Fidel and Religion: Castro talks on revolution and religion with Frei Betto translated by the Cuban Centre for Translation. Simon and Schuster, 314 pp., £14.95, September 1987, 9780671641146

Claudio Segrè

Democracy, Italian Style by Joseph LaPalombara. Yale, 308 pp., £14.95, November 1987, 0 300 03913 1

Hugh Thomas

Diary: In Mexico

Frank Kermode

Gorbals Boy at Oxford by Ralph Glasser. Chatto, 184 pp., £11.95, May 1988, 0 7011 3185 3

Michael Irwin

The Sykaos Papers by E.P. Thompson. Bloomsbury, 482 pp., £13.95, May 1988, 0 7475 0117 3

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