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Vol. 12 No. 1 · 11 January 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 1 · 11 January 1990

Ross McKibbin

New Times: The Changing Face of Politics in the 1990s edited by Stuart Hall and Martin Jacques. Lawrence and Wishart/Marxism Today, 463 pp., £9.95, November 1989, 0 85315 703 0

Letters

Wilfred Lockwood, Neil Corcoran, Tim Youngs, J.P. Stern, John Ryle, Oswald Hanfling, Patrick O’Brian, Humphrey Carpenter, Miles Huddleston, Ed Turner

Gabriele Annan

Weep no more by Barbara Skelton. Hamish Hamilton, 166 pp., £14.95, November 1989, 0 241 12200 7

John Campbell

King George VI by Sarah Bradford. Weidenfeld, 506 pp., £18.95, October 1990, 0 297 79667 4

Frank Kermode

In the Nineties by John Stokes. Harvester, 199 pp., £17.50, September 1989, 0 7450 0604 3
Olivia Shakespear and W.B. Yeats by John Harwood. Macmillan, 218 pp., £35, January 1990, 0 333 42518 9
Letters to the New Island by W.B. Yeats, edited by George Bornstein and Hugh Witemeyer. Macmillan, 200 pp., £45, November 1989, 0 333 43878 7
The Letters of Ezra Pound to Margaret Anderson: The ‘Little Review’ Correspondence edited by Thomas Scott, Melvin Friedman and Jackson Bryer. Faber, 368 pp., £30, July 1989, 0 571 14099 8
Ezra Pound and Margaret Cravens: A Tragic Friendship, 1910-1912 edited by Omar Pound and Robert Spoo. Duke, 181 pp., £20.75, January 1989, 0 8223 0862 2
Postcards from the End of the World: An Investigation into the Mind of Fin-de-Siècle Vienna by Larry Wolff. Collins, 275 pp., £15, January 1990, 0 00 215171 5
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age by Modris Eksteins. Bantam, 396 pp., £14.95, September 1989, 0 593 01862 1
Esprit de Corps: The Art of the Parisian Avant-Garde and the First World War, 1916-1925 by Kenneth Silver. Thames and Hudson, 506 pp., £32, October 1989, 0 500 23567 8

Stan Smith

Plays and Other Dramatic Writings by W.H. Auden, 1928-1938 edited by Edward Mendelson. Faber, 680 pp., £25, July 1989, 0 571 15115 9

Tom Paulin

Three Poems

John Lanchester

The Bellarosa Connection by Saul Bellow. Secker, 102 pp., £11.95, January 1990, 0 436 19988 2
The War Zone by Alexander Stuart. Hamish Hamilton, 207 pp., £11.95, March 1989, 0 241 12342 9
A Touch of Love by Jonathan Coe. Duckworth, 156 pp., £9.95, April 1989, 0 7156 2277 3
Do it again by Martyn Harris. Viking, 220 pp., £11.95, October 1989, 0 670 82858 0

M. Wynn Thomas

William Faulkner: American Writer by Frederick Karl. Faber, 1131 pp., £25, July 1989, 9780571149919
William Faulkner by David Dowling. Macmillan, 183 pp., £6.95, June 1989, 0 333 42855 2

J.R. Pole

Oxford History of the United States. Vol. VI: Battle Cry of Freedom, The Civil War Era by James McPherson. Oxford, 904 pp., $35, June 1988, 0 19 503863 0
Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 by Eric Foner. Harper and Row, 690 pp., $21.95, April 1988, 0 06 015851 4

Sam Sifton

Missing Beauty: A True Story of Murder and Obsession by Teresa Carpenter. Hamish Hamilton, 478 pp., £15.95, October 1989, 0 241 12775 0
Wasted: The Preppie Murder by Linda Wolfe. Simon and Schuster, 303 pp., $19.95, September 1989, 0 671 64184 0

Michael Rogin

The Great Divide: Second Thoughts on the American Dream by Studs Terkel. Hamish Hamilton, 439 pp., £15.95, February 1989, 0 241 12667 3
More than Bread: Ethnography of a Soup Kitchen by Irene Glasser. University of Alabama Press, 180 pp., $22.95, November 1988, 0 8173 0397 9

Doris Lessing

Unwritten Novels

Les Murray

Poem: ‘Accordion Music’

Danny Karlin

The Brownings’ Correspondence. Vol. VII: March-October 1843 edited by Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson. Athlone, 429 pp., £60, December 1989, 0 485 30027 3

Patrick O’Brian

The Price of Admiralty by John Keegan. Hutchinson, 292 pp., £14.95, November 1988, 0 09 173771 0

Misha Donat

1791: Mozart’s Last Year by H.C. Robbins Landon. Thames and Hudson, 240 pp., £12.95, May 1987, 0 500 01411 6
Mozart: The Golden Years 1781-1791 by H.C. Robbins Landon. Thames and Hudson, 272 pp., £14.95, October 1989, 0 500 01466 3

Alan Bennett

Diary: What I did in 1989

T.H. Barrett

The Question of Hu by Jonathan Spence. Faber, 187 pp., £12.99, September 1989, 0 571 14118 8

J.L. Heilbron

Multiple Exposures: Chronicles of the Radiation Age by Catherine Caufield. Secker, 304 pp., £12.95, January 1989, 0 436 09478 9
The Demise of Nuclear Energy? Lessons for Democratic Control of Technology by Joseph Morone and Edward Woodhouse. Yale, 172 pp., £20, May 1989, 0 300 04448 8

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