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Vol. 12 No. 4 · 22 February 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 4 · 22 February 1990

Paul Foot

Against the Tide: Diaries 1973-1976 by Tony Benn. Hutchinson, 512 pp., £20, October 1989, 0 09 173775 3

Letters

J.P. Stern, Onora O’Neill, W. Smith, John Ryle, George Bornstein, Peter Alderson Smith, Angela Mungrove, Editors, ‘London Review’

J.P. Stern

Havel’s Castle

Hugo Williams

Poem: ‘Old Scene’

Philip Towle

End of Empire

Gabriele Annan

A Good German: Adam von Trott zu Solz by Giles MacDonogh. Quartet, 358 pp., £17.95, January 1990, 0 7043 2730 9

Terence Hawkes

Rebuilding Shakespeare’s Globe by Andrew Gurr and John Orrell. Weidenfeld, 197 pp., £15.95, April 1989, 0 297 79346 2
Shakespeare and the Popular Voice by Annabel Patterson. Blackwell, 195 pp., £27.50, November 1989, 0 631 16873 7
Re-Inventing Shakespeare: A Cultural History from the Restoration to the Present by Gary Taylor. Hogarth, 461 pp., £18, January 1990, 0 7012 0888 0
Shakespeare’s America, America’s Shakespeare by Michael Bristol. Routledge, 237 pp., £30, January 1990, 0 415 01538 3

Moniza Alvi

Two Poems

Galen Strawson

Thomas Reid’s ‘Inquiry’: The Geometry of Visibles and the Case for Realism by Norman Daniels. Stanford, 160 pp., £25, May 1989, 0 8047 1504 1
Common Sense by Lynd Forguson. Routledge, 193 pp., £30, November 1989, 0 415 02302 5
Thomas Reid and the ‘Way of Ideas’ by Roger Gallie. Reidel, 287 pp., £42, July 1989, 0 7923 0390 3
Philosophy and Science in the Scottish Enlightenment edited by Peter Jones. John Donald, 230 pp., £20, October 1989, 0 85976 225 4
Studies in the Philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment edited by M.A. Stewart. Oxford, 328 pp., £37.50, January 1990, 0 19 824967 5
Thomas Reid by Keith Lehrer. Routledge, 311 pp., £35, September 1989, 0 415 03886 3

J. Arch Getty

Back in the USSR

Cynthia Kee

Promised Lands

C.H. Sisson

C.S. Lewis: A Biography by A.N. Wilson. Collins, 334 pp., £15, February 1990, 0 00 215137 5

Stephen Wall

Lust, and Other Stories by Susan Minot. Heinemann, 147 pp., £12.95, February 1990, 9780434467570
In Transit by Mavis Gallant. Faber, 229 pp., £12.99, February 1990, 0 571 14212 5
The Perfect Place by Sheila Kohler. Cape, 148 pp., £11.95, February 1990, 0 224 02748 4
Howling at the moon by Paul Sayer. Constable, 174 pp., £10.95, February 1990, 0 09 469590 3
Happiland by William Bedford. Heinemann, 186 pp., £12.95, February 1990, 9780434055593

Sam Miller

Diary: In Kosovo

Philippa Tristram

The Miraculous Pigtail by Feng Jicai. Chinese Literature Press, Beijing, 312 pp., September 1988, 0 8351 2050 3
Mimosa by Zhang Xianliang. Chinese Literature Press, Beijing, 170 pp., January 1987, 0 8351 1336 1
Dialogues in Paradise by Can Xue, translated by Ronald Jansson. Northwestern, 173 pp., $17.95, June 1989, 0 8101 0830 5
Baotown by Wang Anyi. Penguin, 143 pp., £11.95, May 1989, 0 670 82622 7
The Broken Betrothal by Gao Xiaosheng. Chinese Literature Press, Beijing, 218 pp., December 1987, 0 8351 2051 1
At Middle Age by Shen Rong. Chinese Literature Press, Beijing, 366 pp., December 1987, 0 8351 1609 3
Snuff-Bottles, and Other Stories by Deng Youmei. Chinese Literature Press, Beijing, 220 pp., January 1987, 0 8351 1607 7

Gavin Ewart

Poem: ‘The Novels of Beryl Bainbridge’

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