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Vol. 11 No. 4 · 16 February 1989

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Vol. 11 No. 4 · 16 February 1989

Richard Poirier

America by Jean Baudrillard, translated by Chris Turner. Verso, 129 pp., £12.95, November 1988, 0 86091 220 5
America Observed: The Newspaper Years of Alistair Cooke by Ronald Wells. Reinhardt, 233 pp., £12.95, November 1988, 1 871061 09 1
American Journals by Albert Camus, translated by Hugh Levick. Hamish Hamilton, 155 pp., £11.95, February 1989, 0 241 12621 5

Letters

Galen Strawson, Nicholas Roe, Stan Smith, Tony Fairman, Keith Walker, Walter Nash, John Barber

R.W. Johnson

The Permanent Revolution: The French Revolution and its Legacy 1789-1989 edited by Geoffrey Best. Fontana, 241 pp., £4.95, November 1988, 0 00 686056 7

Angela Carter

Beauty in History: Society, Politics and Personal Appearance c. 1500 to the Present by Arthur Marwick. Thames and Hudson, 480 pp., £18.95, September 1988, 0 500 25101 0

Jeremy Harding

Matsanga

Christopher Husbands

Racial Consciousness by Michael Banton. Longman, 153 pp., £12.95, October 1988, 0 582 02385 8
Beyond the Mother Country: West Indians and the Notting Hill White Riots by Edward Pilkington. Tauris, 182 pp., £10.95, September 1988, 1 85043 113 2
Under Siege: Racism and Violence in Britain Today by Keith Tompson. Penguin, 204 pp., £3.99, September 1988, 9780140523911
A Pakistani Community in Britain by Alison Shaw. Blackwell, 187 pp., £19.50, August 1988, 0 631 15228 8
Behind the Frontlines: Journey into Afro-Britain by Ferdinand Dennis. Gollancz, 216 pp., £12.95, August 1988, 9780575040984
Black Youth, Racism and the State: The Politics of Ideology and Policy by John Solomos. Cambridge, 284 pp., £27.50, October 1988, 0 521 36019 6
Integration or Disintegration? Towards a Non-Racist Society by Ray Honeyford. Claridge, 309 pp., £15.95, November 1988, 9781870626804

Romesh Gunesekera

Two Poems

Suzanne Scafe

Behind the Scenes, or Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley. Oxford, 371 pp., £15.50, July 1988, 0 19 505259 5
The Journals of Charlotte Forten Grimke by Brenda Stevenson. Oxford, 609 pp., £22.50, July 1988, 0 19 505238 2
The Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Secole in Many Lands by Mary Secole. Oxford, 371 pp., £15.50, July 1988, 0 19 505249 8

Rosemary Ashton

John Henry Newman: A Biography by Ian Ker. Oxford, 762 pp., £48, January 1989, 0 19 826451 8
James Fitzjames Stephen: Portrait of a Victorian Rationalist by K.J.M. Smith. Cambridge, 338 pp., £30, November 1988, 0 521 34029 2

Michael Mason

The Rise of Respectable Society: A Social History of Victorian Britain, 1830-1900 by F.M.L. Thompson. Fontana, 382 pp., £5.95, September 1988, 0 00 686157 1
Victorian Things by Asa Briggs. Batsford, 440 pp., £19.95, November 1988, 9780713445190

Sheldon Rothblatt

Victorian Anthropology by George Stocking. Collier Macmillan, 429 pp., £22, October 1987, 0 02 931550 6

Les Murray

Two Poems

John Sutherland

The Facts: A Novelist’s Autobiography by Philip Roth. Cape, 328 pp., £12.95, February 1989, 0 224 02593 7

Zachary Leader

Kisses of the Enemy by Rodney Hall. Faber, 622 pp., £12.95, January 1989, 0 571 15091 8
Postcards from Surfers by Helen Garner. Bloomsbury, 180 pp., £11.95, January 1989, 0 7475 0272 2
Forty-Seventeen by Frank Moorhouse. Faber, 175 pp., £10.95, August 1988, 0 571 15210 4

C.K. Stead

Continuum: New and Later Poems 1972-1988 by Allen Curnow. Auckland, 227 pp., £16.50, February 1989, 1 86940 025 9

Tom Lowenstein

Diary: Stories from an Eskimo Village

Michael Wood

Dreams of Roses and Fire by Eyvind Johnson, translated by Erik Friis. Dedalus, 384 pp., £11.95, December 1988, 0 946626 40 5
Women in a River Landscape by Heinrich Böll, translated by David McLintock. Secker, 208 pp., £10.95, February 1989, 0 436 05460 4
The Standard Life of a Temporary Pantyhose Salesman by Aldo Busi, translated by Raymond Rosenthal. Faber, 430 pp., £12.95, January 1989, 0 571 14657 0

John Barton

The Book of God: A Response to the Bible by Gabriel Josipovici. Yale, 350 pp., £18.95, November 1988, 0 300 04320 1
Who wrote the Bible? by Richard Elliott Friedman. Cape, 299 pp., £12.95, June 1988, 0 224 02573 2

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