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Vol. 10 No. 21 · 24 November 1988

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Vol. 10 No. 21 · 24 November 1988

George Steiner

Joseph de Maistre: An Intellectual Militant by Richard Lebrun. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 366 pp., £30.35, October 1988, 0 7735 0645 4

Letters

Lewis Freed, John Whitehead, Bernard Richards, Editors, ‘London Review’

Blair Worden

Algernon Sidney and the English Republic 1623-1677 by Jonathan Scott. Cambridge, 258 pp., £27.50, August 1988, 0 521 35290 8
Seeds of Liberty: 1688 and the Shaping of Modern Britain by John Miller. Souvenir, 128 pp., £15.95, July 1988, 0 285 62839 9
Reluctant Revolutionaries: Englishmen and the Revolution of 1688 by W.A. Speck. Oxford, 267 pp., £17.50, July 1988, 9780198227687
War and Economy in the Age of William III and Marlborough by D.W. Jones. Blackwell, 351 pp., £35, September 1988, 0 631 16069 8
Robert Harley: Speaker, Secretary of State and Premier Minister by Brian Hill. Yale, 259 pp., £25, June 1988, 0 300 04284 1
A Kingdom without a King: The Journal of the Provisional Government in the Revolution of 1688 by Robert Beddard. Phaidon, 192 pp., £14.95, November 1988, 9780714825007

Sylvia Lawson

Games with Shadows by Neal Ascherson. Radius, 354 pp., £18, April 1988, 0 09 173019 8

Ian Gilmour

Macmillan 1894-1956 by Alistair Horne. Macmillan, 537 pp., £16.95, October 1988, 0 333 27691 4

John Lloyd

Office without Power: Diaries 1968-72 by Tony Benn. Hutchinson, 562 pp., £16.95, October 1988, 0 09 173647 1

Giles Merritt

Upwardly Mobile by Norman Tebbit. Weidenfeld, 280 pp., £14.95, October 1988, 0 297 79427 2
Reflect on things past: The Memoirs of Lord Carrington  Collins, 406 pp., £17.50, October 1988, 9780002176675

R.W. Johnson

Black on Black

Boris Kagarlitsky

Boris Kagarlitsky, one of the leaders of the left-wing opposition in the Soviet Union, talks to Robin Blackburn

John Barber

The Gorbachev Phenomenon: A Historical Interpretation by Moshe Lewin. Radius, 176 pp., £12.95, June 1988, 0 09 173202 6
The Thinking Reed: Intellectuals and the Soviet State from 1917 to the Present by Boris Kagarlitsky, translated by Brian Pearce. Verso, 374 pp., £17.95, July 1988, 0 86091 198 5
Eastern Europe, Gorbachev and Reform: The Great Challenge by Karen Dawisha. Cambridge, 268 pp., £22.50, June 1988, 0 521 35560 5

Iain Sinclair

The Grass Arena by John Healy. Faber, 194 pp., £9.95, October 1988, 0 571 15170 1

John Naughton

Live from Number 10: The Inside Story of Prime Ministers and Television by Michael Cockerell. Faber, 352 pp., £14.95, September 1988, 0 571 14757 7

Martin Pugh

British Social Trends since 1900: A Guide to the Changing Social Structure of Britain edited by A.H. Halsey. Macmillan, 650 pp., £45, October 1988, 0 333 34521 5
Inside the Think Tank: Advising the Cabinet 1971-1983 by Tessa Blackstone and William Plowden. Heinemann, 258 pp., £14.95, September 1988, 9780434074907
Lobbying: An Insider’s Guide to the Parliamentary Process by Alf Dubs. Pluto, 228 pp., £12.50, October 1988, 0 7453 0137 1

Anthony Thwaite

Poem: ‘Civil Service’

Patrick Wright

Diary: The Cult of Tyneham

Dan Jacobson

T.S. Eliot and Prejudice by Christopher Ricks. Faber, 290 pp., £15, November 1988, 0 571 15254 6

Adam Begley

Libra by Don DeLillo. Viking, 456 pp., £11.95, November 1988, 0 670 82317 1

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