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Vol. 11 No. 24 · 21 December 1989

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Vol. 11 No. 24 · 21 December 1989

Margaret Anne Doody

Eighteenth-Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology edited by Roger Lonsdale. Oxford, 555 pp., £20, September 1989, 0 19 811769 8

Letters

Michael Mason, Christopher Hitchens, Walter Livingstone, Gillian Beer, Jacqueline Castles, C.H. Sisson

Richard J. Evans

One nation, two states

J.P. Stern

The Unmasterable Past: History, Holocaust and German National Identity by Charles Maier. Harvard, 227 pp., £17.95, November 1988, 0 674 92975 6
Historikerstreit  Piper, 397 pp., DM 17.80, July 1987, 3 492 10816 4
In Hitler’s Shadow: West German Historians and the Attempt to Escape from the Nazi Past by Richard Evans. Tauris, 196 pp., £12.95, October 1989, 1 85043 146 9
Why did the heavens not darken? by Arno Mayer. Verso, 510 pp., £19.95, October 1989, 0 86091 267 1
A German Identity, 1770-1990 by Harold James. Weidenfeld, 240 pp., £16.95, March 1989, 9780297795049
Die Republikaner: Phantombild der neuen Rechten by Claus Leggewie. Rotbuch, 155 pp., May 1989, 3 88022 011 5
Ich war dabei by Franz Schönhuber. Langen Müller, 356 pp., April 1989, 3 7844 2249 7

Richard Luckett

I.A. Richards: His Life and Work by John Paul Russo. Routledge, 843 pp., £40, May 1989, 0 415 03134 6

Nicholas Penny

The New Museology edited by Peter Vergo. Reaktion, 230 pp., £23, September 1989, 0 948462 04 3
The Romantic Interior: The British Collector at Home 1750-1850 by Clive Wainwright. Yale, 314 pp., £35, November 1989, 0 300 04225 6
Journal of the History of Collections, No 1 edited by Oliver Impey and Arthur MacGregor. Oxford, 230 pp., £23, June 1989, 0 00 954665 0

Andrew Motion

Poem: ‘Run’

Roy Porter

Health and the Rise of Civilisation by Mark Nathan Cohen. Yale, 285 pp., £22.50, October 1989, 0 300 04006 7
Nutrition and Economic Development in the 18th-Century Habsburg Monarchy: An Anthropomorphic History by John Komlos. Princeton, 325 pp., $45, November 1989, 0 691 04257 8

Rosalind Mitchison

Health, Happiness and Security: The Creation of the National Health Service by Frank Honigsbaum. Routledge, 286 pp., £35, August 1989, 0 415 01739 4
CounterBlasts No 5: Into the Dangerous World by Marina Warner. Chatto, 58 pp., £2.99, September 1989, 0 7011 3548 4

Gavin Ewart

Poem: ‘Snooker Champion’

David Worswick

The Economic Section, 1939-1961: A Study in Economic Advising by Alec Cairncross and Nita Watts. Routledge, 372 pp., £40, May 1989, 0 415 03173 7
The Robert Hall Diaries. Vol. I: 1947-1953 edited by Alec Cairncross. Unwin Hyman, 400 pp., £40, May 1989, 9780044452737

Victor Mallet

Liar’s Poker: Two Cities, True Greed by Michael Lewis. Hodder, 224 pp., £12.95, November 1989, 0 340 49602 9
Lords of Poverty: The Free-Wheeling Lifestyles, Power, Prestige and Corruption of the Multi-Billion Dollar Aid Business by Graham Hancock. Macmillan, 234 pp., £14.95, October 1989, 0 333 43962 7
High Life by Taki. Viking, 198 pp., £11.95, October 1989, 0 670 82956 0
The Midas Touch: Money, People and Power from West to East by Anthony Sampson. BBC/Hodder, 212 pp., £15, October 1989, 0 340 48793 3

Alexander Cockburn

Watsonville

Janet Todd

Willa Cather: A Life Saved Up by Hermione Lee. Virago, 409 pp., £12.99, October 1989, 0 86068 661 2

Dinah Birch

The Temple of my Familiar by Alice Walker. Women’s Press, 405 pp., £12.95, September 1989, 0 7043 5041 6
The Fog Line by Carol Birch. Bloomsbury, 248 pp., £13.95, September 1989, 0 7475 0453 9
Home Life Four by Alice Thomas Ellis. Duckworth, 169 pp., £9.95, November 1989, 0 7156 2297 8
TheFly in the Ointment by Alice Thomas Ellis. Duckworth, 132 pp., £10.95, October 1989, 9780715622964
Words of Love by Philip Norman. Hamish Hamilton, 218 pp., £11.95, October 1989, 0 241 12586 3

Jonathan Coe

Soho Square II edited by Ian Hamilton. Bloomsbury, 287 pp., £12.95, November 1989, 0 7475 0506 3

Sam Miller

Diary: A BBC employee in Kabul

Chauncey Loomis

The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the Northwest Passage and the North Pole, 1818-1909 by Pierre Berton. Viking, 672 pp., £16.95, May 1989, 0 670 82491 7
Overland to Starvation Cove: With the Inuit in Search of Franklin 1878-1880 by Heinrich Klutschak and William Barr. Toronto, 261 pp., £17.50, February 1988, 0 8020 5762 4
Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition by Owen Beattie and John Geiger. Bloomsbury, 180 pp., £12.95, November 1987, 0 7475 0101 7

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