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Vol. 10 No. 14 · 4 August 1988

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David King

Paul Foot

Britain’s Nuclear Nightmare by James Cutler and Rob Edwards. Sphere, 200 pp., £3.99, April 1988, 0 7221 2759 6

Letters

Jacques Derrida, Christopher Norris, Carol Rumens, John Stone, Anthony Easthope, Roy MacGregor-Hastie, Editors, ‘London Review’, Anthony Thwaite

Alan Ryan

A History of the Jews by Paul Johnson. Weidenfeld, 643 pp., £8.95, April 1988, 0 297 79366 7
The Burning Bush: Anti-Semitism and World History by Barnet Litvinoff. Collins, 493 pp., £17.50, April 1988, 0 00 217433 2
Living with Anti-Semitism: Modern Jewish Responses edited by Jehuda Reinharz. Brandeis/University Press of New England, 498 pp., £32.75, August 1987, 9780874513882

Karl Miller

The Drowned and the Saved by Prime Levi, translated by Raymond Rosenthal. Joseph, 170 pp., £10.95, April 1988, 0 7181 3063 4

J.P. Stern

Freud: A Life for Our Time: A Life in Our Time by Peter Gay. Dent, 810 pp., £16.95, May 1988, 0 460 04761 2

Jeffrey Saver

The Dreaming Brain by Allan Hobson. Basic Books, 319 pp., $22.95, March 1988, 0 465 01703 7

Christopher Longuet-Higgins

The Computer and the Mind: An Introduction to Cognitive Science by P.N. Johnson-Laird. Harvard/Fontana, 444 pp., £23.50, May 1988, 0 674 15615 3

Peter Campbell

Who got Einstein’s office? Eccentricity and Genius at the Institute for Advanced Study by Ed Regis. Simon and Schuster, 316 pp., £12.95, April 1988, 0 671 69923 7
Chaos by James Gleick. Heinemann, 354 pp., £12.95, May 1988, 9780434295548
The School of Genius by Anthony Storr. Deutsch, 216 pp., £12.95, June 1988, 0 233 98010 5

Allen Curnow

Poem: ‘An Evening Light’

Martyn Crucefix

Poem: ‘Splinters’

David Nokes

Eros Revived: Erotica of the Enlightenment in England and America by Peter Wagner. Secker, 498 pp., £30, March 1988, 0 436 56051 8
’Tis Nature’s Fault: Unauthorised Sexuality during the Enlightenment edited by Robert Purks Maccubin. Cambridge, 260 pp., £25, March 1988, 0 521 34539 1
The New Eighteenth Century: Theory, Politics, English Literature edited by Felicity Nussbaum and Laura Brown. Methuen, 320 pp., £28, February 1988, 0 416 01631 6

John Bayley

Elizabeth Barrett Browning by Margaret Forster. Chatto, 400 pp., £14.95, June 1988, 0 7011 3018 0
Selected Poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning by Margaret Forster. Chatto, 330 pp., £12.95, June 1988, 0 7011 3311 2
The Poetical Works of Robert Browning: Vol. III edited by Ian Jack and Rowena Fowler. Oxford, 542 pp., £60, June 1988, 0 19 812762 6
The Complete Works of Robert Browning: Vol. VIII edited by Roma King and Susan Crowl. Ohio/Baylor University, 379 pp., £47.50, September 1988, 9780821403808

Susannah Clapp

Criminal Justice: The True Story of Edith Thompson by René Weis. Hamish Hamilton, 327 pp., £14.95, July 1988, 0 241 12263 5

Francis Wyndham

Francis Wyndham talks about himself to Alan Hollinghurst

W.G. Runciman

Diary: Reflections on Tawney

Philip Horne

The Tunnel by Ernesto Sabato, translated by Margaret Sayers Peden. Cape, 138 pp., £10.95, June 1988, 0 224 02578 3
Pilgrims Way by Abdulrazak Gurnah. Cape, 232 pp., £11.95, June 1988, 0 224 02562 7
States of Emergency by André Brink. Faber, 248 pp., £9.95, May 1988, 0 571 15118 3
Moonrise, Moonset by Tadeusz Konwicki, translated by Richard Lourie. Faber, 344 pp., £11.95, May 1988, 0 571 13609 5

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