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Vol. 11 No. 2 · 19 January 1989

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Vol. 11 No. 2 · 19 January 1989

Dinah Birch

Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood. Bloomsbury, 421 pp., £12.95, January 1989, 0 7475 0304 4
Interlunar by Margaret Atwood. Cape, 103 pp., £5.95, October 1988, 0 224 02303 9
John Dollar by Marianne Wiggins. Secker, 234 pp., £10.95, February 1989, 0 436 57080 7
Broken Words by Helen Hodgman. Virago, 121 pp., £11.95, February 1989, 9781853810107

Letters

Boris Kagarlitsky, Ann Kjellberg, Teresa Ebert, Philip Stewart, George Bernard, Robert Crawford, Ian Hamilton Finlay, David Nokes

Colin Ward

Seasons of the Seal by Fred Bruemmer and Brian Davies. Bloomsbury, 160 pp., £16.95, October 1988, 0 7475 0214 5
Whale Nation by Heathcote Williams. Cape, 191 pp., £15, August 1988, 0 224 02555 4
Falling for a dolphin by Heathcote Williams. Cape, 47 pp., £4.95, November 1988, 0 224 02659 3
Prisoners of the Seas by K.A. Gourlay. Zed, 256 pp., £25.95, November 1988, 0 86232 686 9
Progress for a Small Planet by Barbara Ward. Earthscan, 298 pp., £5.95, September 1988, 1 85383 028 3
Future Earth: Exploring the Frontiers of Space edited by Nigel Calder and John Newell. Christopher Helm, 255 pp., £14.95, November 1988, 9780747004202
Sizewell B: An Anatomy of the Enquiry by Timothy O’Riordan, Ray Kemp and Michael Purdue. Macmillan, 474 pp., £45, September 1988, 0 333 38944 1
Early Green Politics by Peter Gould. Harvester, 225 pp., £29.95, June 1988, 0 7108 1192 6
Dreamers of the Absolute by Hans Magnus Enzensberger. Radius, 312 pp., £7.95, October 1988, 0 09 173240 9
The Coming of the Greens by Jonathon Porritt and David Winner. Fontana, 287 pp., £4.95, September 1988, 0 00 637244 9
Ecology and Socialism by Martin Ryle. Radius, 122 pp., £5.95, October 1988, 0 09 182247 5

Robert Fisk

The Shah’s Last Ride: The Story of the Exile, Misadventures and Death of the Emperor by William Shawcross. Chatto, 463 pp., £15.95, January 1989, 9780701132545

David Pears

I: The Philosophy and Psychology of Personal Identity by Jonathan Glover. Allen Lane, 207 pp., £15.95, April 1988, 0 7139 9001 5
Choice: The Essential Element in Human Action by Alan Donagan. Routledge, 197 pp., £14.95, September 1987, 0 7102 1168 6

Roy Porter

The Essential Book of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Vol. I: Theory by Liu Yanchi, translated by Fang Tingyu and Chen Laidi. Columbia, 305 pp., $40, April 1988, 9780231061964
The Essential Book of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Vol. II: Clinical Practice by Liu Yanchi, translated by Fang Tingyu and Chen Laidi. Columbia, 479 pp., £80, April 1988, 0 231 06518 3
Traditional Medicine in Contemporary China by Nathan Sivin. University of Michigan Centre for Chinese Studies, 549 pp., $22.50, September 1987, 0 89264 073 1

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

The Letters of Edith Wharton edited by R.W.B. Lewis and Nancy Lewis. Simon and Schuster, 654 pp., £16.95, October 1988, 0 671 69965 2
Women Artists, Women Exiles: ‘Miss Grief’ and Other Stories by Constance Fenimore Woolson, edited by Joan Myers Weimer. Rutgers, 341 pp., $42, December 1988, 0 8135 1347 2

Alistair Elliot

Two Poems

John Bayley

The Amis Anthology edited by Kingsley Amis. Hutchinson, 360 pp., £12.95, November 1988, 0 09 173525 4
The Chatto Book of Nonsense Verse edited by Hugh Haughton. Chatto, 530 pp., £12.95, November 1988, 0 7011 3105 5

Mark Ford

The Irish for No by Ciaran Carson. Bloodaxe, 63 pp., £4.95, July 1988, 9781852240752
On Ballycastle Beach by Medbh McGuckian. Oxford, 59 pp., £4.95, June 1988, 0 19 282106 7
Themes on a Variation by Edwin Morgan. Carcanet, 166 pp., £6.95, May 1988, 0 85635 778 2
Metro by George Szirtes. Oxford, 68 pp., £4.95, June 1988, 0 19 282096 6
April Galleons by John Ashbery. Carcanet, 97 pp., £8.95, June 1988, 0 85635 776 6

Walter Nash

Good English and the Grammarian by Sidney Greenbaum. Longman, 152 pp., £6.95, February 1988, 0 582 29148 8
Longman Guide to English Usage by Sidney Greenbaum and Janet Whitcut. Longman, 786 pp., £10.95, June 1988, 0 582 55619 8
Words in Time: A Social History of the English Vocabulary by Geoffrey Hughes. Blackwell, 270 pp., £14.95, May 1988, 0 631 15832 4

Rupert Christiansen

Maria: Callas Remembered by Nadia Stancioff. Sidgwick, 264 pp., £13.95, April 1988, 0 283 99645 5
Callas at Juilliard: The Master Classes by John Ardoin. Robson, 300 pp., £16.95, April 1988, 0 86051 504 4
Callas as they saw her edited by David Lowe. Robson, 264 pp., £6.95, April 1988, 9780860514961
The Great Caruso by Michael Scott. Hamish Hamilton, 322 pp., £16.95, June 1988, 0 241 11954 5
Chaliapin by Victor Borovsky. Hamish Hamilton, 630 pp., £25, April 1988, 0 241 12254 6

John Willett

Russian and Soviet Theatre: Tradition and the Avant-Garde by Constantin Rudnitsky, translated by Roxane Permar. Thames and Hudson, 320 pp., £40, April 1988, 0 500 01433 7
The ‘Golden’ Twenties: Art and Literature in the Weimar Republic by Bärbel Schrader and Jürgen Schebera, translated by Katherine Vanovitch. Yale, 271 pp., £25, April 1988, 0 300 04144 6

Daniel Aaron

Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of the Revolution by T.H. Breen. Princeton, 216 pp., $9.95, February 1988, 0 691 04729 4

Orlando Figes

Diary: In Moscow

Stephen Fender

Landscape and Written Expression in Revolutionary America: The world turned upside down by Robert Lawson-Peebles. Cambridge, 384 pp., £35, March 1988, 0 521 34647 9
Mark Twain’s Letters. Vol. I: 1853-1866 edited by Edgar Marquess Branch, Michael Frank and Kenneth Sanderson. California, 616 pp., $35, May 1988, 0 520 03668 9
A Writer’s America: Landscape in Literature by Alfred Kazin. Thames and Hudson, 240 pp., £15.95, September 1988, 0 500 01424 8

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