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Stephen Sedley

The Work and Organisation of the Legal Profession  HMSO, 72 pp., £7.10, January 1989, 0 10 105702 4
Contingency Fees  HMSO, 20 pp., £3.20, January 1989, 0 10 105712 1

Letters

Gareth Jones, Tariq Modood, Arthur Binder, Claude Rawson, Ruth Richardson, Jonathan Bate, Nicholas Roe

Gunnar Pettersson

Death of a Statesman: The Solution to the Murder of Olof Palme by Ruth Freeman. Hale, 205 pp., £12.95, March 1989, 0 7090 3698 1

Thomas Nagel

The False Prison: A Study of the Development of Wittgenstein’s Philosophy, Vol. II by David Pears. Oxford, 355 pp., £29.50, November 1988, 0 19 824487 8

Les Murray

Poem: ‘The Greenhouse Vanity’

Hilary Mantel

Shoe: The Odyssey of a Sixties Survivor by Jonathan Guinness. Century Hutchinson, 233 pp., £14.95, March 1989, 0 09 173857 1
Lilly: Reminiscences of Lillian Hellman by Peter Feibleman. Chatto, 364 pp., £14.95, February 1989, 0 7011 3441 0

Peter Clarke

The Pleasures of the Past by David Cannadine. Collins, 338 pp., £17.50, March 1989, 0 00 215664 4

Patrick Parrinder

Moon Palace by Paul Auster. Faber, 307 pp., £11.99, April 1989, 0 571 15404 2
Prisoner’s Dilemma by Richard Powers. Weidenfeld, 348 pp., £12.95, March 1989, 0 297 79482 5
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving. Bloomsbury, 543 pp., £12.95, May 1989, 0 7475 0334 6

Tom Wilkie

Games, Sex and Evolution by John Maynard Smith. Harvester, 264 pp., £14.95, August 1988, 0 7108 1216 7

Catherine Caufield

Three Scientists and their Gods: Looking for Meaning in an Age of Information by Robert Wright. Times, 324 pp., $18.95, April 1988, 0 8129 1328 0
Coming of Age in the Milky Way by Timothy Ferris. Bodley Head, 495 pp., £14.95, May 1989, 0 370 31332 1
Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel and the Apocalypse of St John by Isaac Newton. Modus Vivendi, 323 pp., £800
What do you care what other people think? Further Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard Feynman. Unwin Hyman, 255 pp., £11.95, February 1989, 0 04 440341 0

Peter Campbell

Any Old Iron by Anthony Burgess. Hutchinson, 339 pp., £12.95, March 1989, 0 09 173842 3
The Ragged End by John Spurling. Weidenfeld, 313 pp., £11.95, April 1989, 0 297 79505 8
Higher Ground by Caryl Phillips. Viking, 224 pp., £11.95, April 1989, 0 670 82620 0
The Flint Bed by Christopher Burns. Secker, 185 pp., £10.95, April 1989, 0 436 09788 5
Stark by Ben Elton. Joseph, 453 pp., £13.95, March 1989, 0 7181 3302 1

Anthony Thwaite

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro. Faber, 245 pp., £10.99, May 1989, 0 571 15310 0
I served the King of England by Bohumil Hrabal, translated by Paul Wilson. Chatto, 243 pp., £12.95, May 1989, 0 7011 3462 3
Beautiful Mutants by Deborah Levy. Cape, 90 pp., £9.95, May 1989, 0 224 02651 8
When the monster dies by Kate Pullinger. Cape, 173 pp., £10.95, May 1989, 9780224026338
The Colour of Memory by Geoff Dyer. Cape, 228 pp., £11.95, May 1989, 0 224 02585 6
Sexual Intercourse by Rose Boyt. Cape, 160 pp., £10.95, May 1989, 0 224 02666 6
The Children’s Crusade by Rebecca Brown. Picador, 121 pp., £10.95, March 1989, 0 330 30529 8

Nigel Williams

Prisoner of Love by Jean Genet, translated by Barbara Bray. Picador, 375 pp., £12.95, February 1989, 9780330299626

Michael Wood

First Light by Peter Ackroyd. Hamish Hamilton, 328 pp., £12.95, April 1989, 0 241 12498 0
The Chymical Wedding by Lindsay Clarke. Cape, 542 pp., £12.95, April 1989, 0 224 02537 6
The Northern Lights by Howard Norman. Faber, 236 pp., £4.99, April 1989, 0 571 15474 3

Edwin Williamson

Collected Poems 1957-1987 by Octavio Paz, edited by Eliot Weinberger. Carcanet, 669 pp., £25, October 1988, 0 85635 787 1
Sor Juana: Her Life and her World by Octavio Paz, translated by Margaret Sayers Peden. Faber, 547 pp., £27.50, November 1988, 0 571 15399 2
ASor Juana Anthology translated by Alan Trueblood, with a foreword by Octavio Paz. Harvard, 248 pp., £23.95, September 1988, 0 674 82120 3

John Ziman

Diary: On Cold Fusion

James Fenton

Poem: ‘Manila Manifesto’

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