Vol. 11 No. 3 · 2 February 1989

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Vol. 11 No. 3 · 2 February 1989

Gordon Brown

Thatcherism edited by Robert Skidelsky. Chatto, 214 pp., £18, November 1988, 0 7011 3342 2
The Hard Road to Renewal: Thatcherism and the Crisis of the Left by Stuart Hall. Verso, 283 pp., £24.95, December 1988, 0 86091 199 3

Letters

Mark Frankland, Michael Nelson, Stuart Macintyre, Edward Said, Richard Bowring, Editors, ‘London Review’, Rosalind Mitchison, David Craig

Ross McKibbin

The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924-1936 by Peter Clarke. Oxford, 348 pp., £29.50, November 1988, 0 19 828304 0

John Hume

John Hume on the end of the Unionist veto in Ulster

Tom Shippey

A Turbulent, Seditious and Factious People: John Bunyan and his Church by Christopher Hill. Oxford, 394 pp., £19.50, October 1988, 0 19 812818 5
The Premature Reformation: Wycliffite Texts and Lollard History by Anne Hudson. Oxford, 556 pp., £48, July 1988, 0 19 822762 0

David Gilmour

Asad: The Struggle for the Middle East by Patrick Seale. Tauris, 552 pp., £19.95, October 1988, 1 85043 061 6

John Bayley

The Lost Voices of World War One: An International Anthology of Writers, Poets and Playwrights edited by Tim Cross. Bloomsbury, 406 pp., £12.95, November 1988, 0 7475 0276 5
Poems by Paul Celan, translated by Michael Hamburger. Anvil, 350 pp., £15.95, January 1989, 0 85646 198 9
Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War Two Aviator by Samuel Hynes. Bloomsbury, 270 pp., £13.95, November 1988, 0 7475 0333 8

Philip Williamson

The Coming of the First World War edited by R.J.W. Evans and Hartmut Pogge von Strandmann. Oxford, 189 pp., £22.50, November 1988, 0 19 822899 6
The Experience of World War One by J.M. Winter. Macmillan, 256 pp., £17.95, November 1988, 0 333 44613 5
Russia and the Allies 1917-1920. Vol II: The Road to Intervention, March-November 1918 by Michael Kettle. Routledge, 401 pp., £40, June 1988, 0 415 00371 7
Douglas Haig 1861-1928 by Gerald De Groot. Unwin Hyman, 441 pp., £20, November 1988, 0 04 440192 2
Nothing of Importance: A Record of Eight Months at the Front with a Welsh Battalion by Bernard Adams. The Strong Oak Press/Tom Donovan Publishing, 324 pp., £11.95, October 1988, 9781871048018
1914-1918: Voices and Images of the Great War by Lyn Macdonald. Joseph, 346 pp., £15.95, November 1988, 0 7181 3188 6

Brad Leithauser

Poem: ‘A Night Dive’

Glyn Maxwell

Poem: ‘Sitcom’

Jon Silkin

Poem: ‘Gypsy Moth’

Rupert Cornwell

Philby: The Life and Views of the KGB Masterspy by Phillip Knightley. Deutsch, 291 pp., £14.95, October 1988, 0 233 98360 0
Mask of Treachery: The First Documented Dossier on Blunt, MI5 and Soviet Subversion by John Costello. Collins, 761 pp., £18, November 1988, 0 00 217536 3
A Divided Life: A Biography of Donald Maclean by Robert Cecil. Bodley Head, 212 pp., £15, October 1988, 0 370 31129 9
The Storm Birds: Soviet Post-War Defectors by Gordon Brook-Shepherd. Weidenfeld, 303 pp., £14.95, November 1988, 0 297 79464 7

Anthony Thwaite

A Little Stranger by Candia McWilliam. Bloomsbury, 135 pp., £12.95, January 1989, 9780747502791
Running wild by J.G. Ballard. Hutchinson, 72 pp., £5.95, November 1988, 0 09 173498 3
Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler. Chatto, 327 pp., £11.95, January 1989, 0 7011 3391 0

Mark Ford

W or the Memory of Childhood by Georges Perec, translated by David Bellos. Collins Harvill, 176 pp., £10.95, October 1988, 0 00 271116 8
Life: A User’s Manual by Georges Perec, translated by David Bellos. Collins Harvill, 581 pp., £4.95, October 1988, 0 00 271999 1

John Sturrock

Journey to the end of the night by Louis Ferdinand Céline, translated by Ralph Manheim. Calder, 448 pp., £14.95, June 1988, 0 7145 3800 0
La Vie de Céline by Frédéric Vitoux. Grasset, 597 pp., frs 190, May 1988, 2 246 35171 5

John Sutherland

Trollope and Character by Stephen Wall. Faber, 397 pp., £17.50, September 1988, 0 571 14595 7
The Chronicler of Barsetshire: A Life of Anthony Trollope by R.H. Super. Michigan, 528 pp., $35, December 1988, 0 472 10102 1
Dickens: A Biography by Fred Kaplan. Hodder, 607 pp., £17.95, November 1988, 0 340 48558 2
Charlotte Brontë by Rebecca Fraser. Methuen, 543 pp., £14.95, October 1988, 9780413570109

Ruth Fainlight

Poem: ‘Early Rivers’

Jeremy Harding

Diary: In Bethlehem

Adam Phillips

Mother, Madonna, Whore: The Idealisation and Denigration of Motherhood by Estela Welldon. Free Association, 179 pp., £11.95, November 1988, 1 85343 039 0

Paul Sayer

Thou shalt not uncover thy mother’s nakedness by George Hayim. Quartet, 232 pp., £14.95, November 1988, 0 7043 2690 6
My Father’s House by Sylvia Fraser. Virago, 254 pp., £4.95, February 1989, 0 86068 181 5

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