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Vol. 10 No. 15 · 1 September 1988

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Vol. 10 No. 15 · 1 September 1988

Ronald Bryden

Olivier by Anthony Holden. Weidenfeld, 504 pp., £16, May 1988, 0 297 79089 7

Letters

Ron Taylor, Su Yüan-hsi, Jonathan Culler, Cynthia Chase, Peter Gay, Betty Caplan, Editors, ‘London Review’, N.P.B. Freeman, Paul Addison, Peter Jones, Editors, ‘London Review’, Peter Fryer, Editors, ‘London Review’, Henry Hope Reed, Montagu Bream, Bernard Denvir

Conrad Russell

Bertrand Russell: A Political Life by Alan Ryan. Allen Lane, 226 pp., £16.95, June 1988, 0 7139 9005 8

David Sylvester

Late Picasso at the Tate

Nicholas Penny

Picasso: Creator and Destroyer by Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington. Weidenfeld, 559 pp., £16, June 1988, 0 02 977935 9

Sissela Bok

Sartre: A Life by Annie Cohen-Solal, translated by Anna Cancogni. Heinemann, 591 pp., £17.95, October 1987, 0 434 14020 1
Writing against: A Biography of Sartre by Ronald Hayman. Weidenfeld, 487 pp., £14.95, October 1986, 0 297 79002 1
Sartre: Romantic Rationalist by Iris Murdoch. Chatto, 158 pp., £11.95, September 1987, 0 7011 3095 4

Michael Young

East End 1888: A Year in a London Borough among the Labouring Poor by William Fishman. Duckworth, 343 pp., £18.95, June 1988, 0 7156 2174 2

Stephen Ambrose

Citizen Cohn by Nicholas von Hoffman. Harrap, 483 pp., £12.95, August 1988, 0 245 54605 7

Jeremy Harding

The War in Angola

Ian Hacking

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

Matt Simpson

Poem: ‘Three from the Ward’

P.N. Johnson-Laird

The Intentional Stance by Daniel Dennett. MIT, 388 pp., £22.50, January 1988, 9780262040938

Linda Colley

The Duel in European History: Honour and the Reign of Aristocracy by V.G. Kiernan. Oxford, 360 pp., £25, March 1988, 0 19 822566 0
History, Classes and Nation-States: Selected Writings of Victor Kiernan edited by Harvey Kaye. Blackwell, 284 pp., £27.50, June 1988, 0 7456 0424 2

Michael Mason

Francis Place, 1771-1854: The Life of a Remarkable Radical by Dudley Miles. Harvester, 206 pp., £40, April 1988, 0 7108 1225 6
Radical Underworld: Prophets, Revolutionaries and Pornographers in London, 1795-1840 by Iain McCalman. Cambridge, 338 pp., £27.50, March 1988, 0 521 30755 4

Stephen Wall

Quinn’s Book by William Kennedy. Cape, 289 pp., £11.95, June 1988, 0 224 02580 5
In the Country of Last Things by Paul Auster. Faber, 188 pp., £9.95, June 1988, 0 571 14965 0

Mona Simpson

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Edith Grossman. Cape, 352 pp., £11.95, June 1988, 0 224 02570 8

Anthony Thwaite

The Truth about Lorin Jones by Alison Lurie. Joseph, 294 pp., £11.95, July 1988, 0 7181 3095 2
Latecomers by Anita Brookner. Cape, 248 pp., £10.95, August 1988, 0 224 02554 6
Where the rivers meet by John Wain. Hutchinson, 563 pp., £12.95, June 1988, 9780091736170
About the Body by Christopher Burns. Secker, 193 pp., £10.95, August 1988, 0 436 09784 2
Stories by Elizabeth Jolley. Viking, 312 pp., £11.95, July 1988, 0 670 82113 6

Ruth Dudley Edwards

Diary: The Biographer’s Dilemma

John Sutherland

Mother London by Michael Moorcock. Secker, 496 pp., £9.95, June 1988, 0 436 28461 8
The Comforts of Madness by Paul Sayer. Constable, 128 pp., £9.95, July 1988, 0 09 468480 4
Sweet Desserts by Lucy Ellmann. Virago, 154 pp., £10.95, August 1988, 9780860688471
Happiness by Theodore Zeldin. Collins Harvill, 320 pp., £11.95, September 1988, 0 00 271302 0

Richard Devine

Poem: ‘The Prometheus Ice Company’

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