R.W. Johnson

One of Us: A Biography of Margaret Thatcher by Hugo Young. Macmillan, 570 pp., £16.95, April 1989, 0 333 34439 1

Letters

M.T. Al-Rashid, Alan Brien, Denis MacShane, Anthony Barnett, Alastair Niven, Sherry Turkle, Marion Mainwaring, Jenny Graham, Graham McCann, Editors, ‘London Review’, Roy MacGregor-Hastie, Editors, ‘London Review’

Boris Kagarlitsky

The View from Moscow

J.P. Stern

Martin Heidegger: Unterwegs zu seiner Biographie by Hugo Ott. Campus Verlag, 355 pp., DM 48, December 1988, 3 593 34035 6

Sylvia Lawson

Daddy, we hardly knew you by Germaine Greer. Hamish Hamilton, 312 pp., £13.95, March 1989, 0 241 12538 3

Patrick O’Brian

Fire Down Below by William Golding. Faber, 313 pp., £11.95, March 1989, 0 571 15203 1

Seamus Heaney

Poem: ‘Crossings’

Patrick Parrinder

A Culture for Democracy: Mass Communication and the Cultivated Mind in Britain between the Wars by D.L. LeMahieu. Oxford, 396 pp., £35, June 1988, 0 19 820137 0

Peter Campbell

Living Space: In Fact and Fiction by Philippa Tristram. Routledge, 306 pp., £40, January 1989, 0 415 01279 1
Building Domestic Liberty by Polly Wynn Allen. Massachusetts, 195 pp., £16.70, December 1988, 9780870236273
Borderland: Origins of the American Suburb, 1820-1939 by John Stilgoe. Yale, 353 pp., £25, February 1989, 0 300 04257 4

Philippa Tristram

William Wordsworth: A Life by Stephen Gill. Oxford, 525 pp., £17.50, March 1989, 0 19 812828 2

Peter Swaab

The Unremarkable Wordsworth by Geoffrey Hartman. Methuen, 249 pp., £8.95, September 1987, 0 416 05142 1
Wordsworth’s Historical Imagination: The Poetry of Displacement by David Simpson. Methuen, 239 pp., £25, June 1987, 0 416 03872 7
Romanticism in National Context edited by Roy Porter and Mikulas Teich. Cambridge, 353 pp., £30, June 1988, 0 521 32605 2
Romantic Affinities: Portraits from an Age 1780-1830 by Rupert Christiansen. Bodley Head, 262 pp., £16, January 1988, 0 370 31117 5

Dinah Birch

Passing on by Penelope Lively. Deutsch, 210 pp., £10.95, April 1989, 0 233 98388 0
The man who wasn’t there by Pat Barker. Virago, 158 pp., £10.95, March 1989, 0 86068 891 7
The Sugar Mother by Elizabeth Jolley. Viking, 210 pp., £11.95, February 1989, 0 670 82435 6
Give them all my love by Gillian Tindall. Hutchinson, 244 pp., £11.95, April 1989, 0 09 173919 5
Storm in the Citadel by Kate Saunders. Cape, 293 pp., £12.95, March 1989, 0 224 02606 2

Frank Kermode

Diary: Everybody loves the OED

Robert Crawford

Northlight by Douglas Dunn. Faber, 81 pp., £8.95, September 1988, 0 571 15229 5
A Field of Vision by Charles Causley. Macmillan, 68 pp., £10.95, September 1988, 0 333 48229 8
Seeker, Reaper by George Campbell Hay and Archie MacAlister. Saltire Society, 30 pp., £15, September 1988, 0 85411 041 0
In Through the Head by William McIlvanney. Mainstream, 192 pp., £9.95, September 1988, 1 85158 169 3
The New British Poetry edited by Gillian Allnutt, Fred D’Aguiar, Ken Edwards and Eric Mottram. Paladin, 361 pp., £6.95, September 1988, 0 586 08765 6
Complete Poems by Martin Bell, edited by Peter Porter. Bloodaxe, 240 pp., £12.95, August 1988, 1 85224 043 1
First and Always: Poems for Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital edited by Lawrence Sail. Faber, 69 pp., £5.95, October 1988, 0 571 55374 5
Birthmarks by Mick Imlah. Chatto, 61 pp., £4.95, September 1988, 0 7011 3358 9

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