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Ian Hacking

Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf by Oliver Sacks. Picador, 186 pp., £12.95, January 1990, 0 330 31161 1
When the mind hears: A History of the Deaf by Harlan Lane. Penguin, 537 pp., £6.99, August 1988, 0 14 022834 9
Deafness: A Personal Account by David Wright. Faber, 202 pp., £4.99, January 1990, 0 571 14195 1

Letters

Doris Lessing, Peter Cadogan, D.D. Todd, Sidney Halpern, Sam Miller, Jacques Burdick

Ken Jones

Childhood, Culture and Class in Britain: Margaret McMillan 1860-1931 by Carolyn Steedman. Virago, 343 pp., £16.99, February 1990, 1 85381 123 8

David Gilmour

Warrior: The Autobiography of Ariel Sharon by Ariel Sharon and David Chanoff. Macdonald, 571 pp., £14.95, October 1989, 0 356 17960 5
The Slopes of Lebanon by Amos Oz, translated by Maurie Goldberg-Bartura. Chatto, 246 pp., £13.95, January 1990, 0 7011 3444 5
From Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas Friedman. Collins, 541 pp., £15, March 1990, 0 00 215096 4
Pity the nation: Lebanon at War by Robert Fisk. Deutsch, 622 pp., £17.95, February 1990, 0 233 98516 6

Denis Donoghue

Ulster Politics: The Formative Years, 1868-86 by B.M. Walker. Ulster Historical Foundation/Institute of Irish Studies, 327 pp., £15, February 1990, 0 901905 40 2
Ireland 1912-1985: Politics and Society by J.J. Lee. Cambridge, 754 pp., £55, January 1990, 0 521 26648 3

John Bayley

Robert Graves: The Years with Laura 1926-1940 by Richard Perceval Graves. Weidenfeld, 380 pp., £25, March 1990, 0 297 79672 0

Isaac Babel

My People

Rosalind Mitchison

History of Old Age by Georges Minois, translated by Sarah Hanbury Tenison. Polity, 343 pp., £29.50, September 1989, 0 7456 0549 4
A Fresh Map of Life: The Emergence of the Third Age by Peter Laslett. Weidenfeld, 213 pp., £16.95, September 1989, 0 297 79451 5

John Sutherland

Exploding English: Criticism, Theory, Culture by Bernard Bergonzi. Oxford, 240 pp., £25, February 1990, 0 19 812852 5
Professing Literature: An Institutional History by Gerald Graff. Chicago, 315 pp., £11.95, February 1989, 0 226 30604 6

Frank Kermode

Critical Terms for Literary Study edited by Frank Lentricchia and Thomas McLaughlin. Chicago, 369 pp., £35.95, March 1990, 0 226 47201 9
The Ideology of the Aesthetic by Terry Eagleton. Blackwell, 426 pp., £35, February 1990, 0 631 16302 6

Margaret Walters

The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi. Faber, 284 pp., £12.99, April 1990, 0 571 14274 5

F.S. Schwarzbach

The Letters of Charles Dickens. Vol. VI: 1850-1852 edited by Graham Storey, Kathleen Tillotson and Nina Burgis. Oxford, 909 pp., £80, June 1988, 0 19 812617 4

Susan Fromberg Schaeffer

Poem: ‘Ski Lift’

Roger Lonsdale

A Form of Sound Words: The Religious Poetry of Christopher Smart by Harriet Guest. Oxford, 293 pp., £35, October 1989, 0 19 811744 2

Claude Rawson

Henry Fielding: A Life by Martin Battestin and Ruthe Battestin. Routledge, 738 pp., £29.50, October 1989, 0 415 01438 7
New Essays by Henry Fielding, edited by Martin Battestin. Virginia, 604 pp., $50, November 1989, 0 8139 1221 0
The Wesleyan Edition of the Works of Henry Fielding. The True Patriot, and Related Writings edited by W.B. Coley.
An Enquiry into the Causes of the Late Increase of Robbers, and Related Writings edited by Malvin Zirker.
The Covent-Garden Journal and A Plan of the Universal Register Office by Henry Fielding, edited by Bertrand Goldgar. Oxford, 446 pp., £50, December 1988, 0 19 818511 1
Fielding and the Woman Question: The Novels of Henry Fielding and the Feminist Debate 1700-1750 by Angela Smallwood. Harvester, 230 pp., £35, March 1989, 0 7108 0639 6

Stephen Gray

Diary: In Johannesburg

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