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Vol. 12 No. 15 · 16 August 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 15 · 16 August 1990

R.W. Johnson

Prepared for the worst: Selected Essays and Minority Reports by Christopher Hitchens. Hogarth, 357 pp., £9.99, July 1990, 0 7012 0903 8
Blood, Class and Nostalgia: Anglo-American Ironies by Christopher Hitchens. Chatto, 398 pp., £18, July 1990, 0 7011 3361 9

Letters

John Lucas, Ian Gilmour, David Seddon, Jean MacGibbon, Bruno Nightingale, Julian Symons, Barbara Everett, Robert Fraser, James Wood

Philip Purser

Sir Huge: The Life of Huw Wheldon by Paul Ferris. Joseph, 307 pp., £18.99, June 1990, 0 7181 3464 8

Douglas Johnson

Little Gregory by Charles Penwarden. Fourth Estate, 247 pp., £13.99, August 1990, 1 872180 31 0

John Horgan

Stolen Years: Before and After Guildford by Paul Hill and Ronan Bennett. Doubleday, 287 pp., £12.99, June 1990, 0 385 40125 6
Proved Innocent by Gerry Conlon. Hamish Hamilton, 234 pp., £12.99, June 1990, 0 241 13065 4
Cage Eleven by Gerry Adams. Brandon, 156 pp., £4.95, June 1990, 0 86322 114 9
The Poisoned Tree: The untold truth about the Police conspiracy to discredit John Stalker and destroy me by Kevin Taylor and Keith Mumby. Sidgwick, 219 pp., £15, May 1990, 0 283 06056 5

Hugo Williams

Two Poems

Linda Colley

A History of Private Life. Vol IV: From the Fires of Revolution to the Great War edited by Michelle Perrot, translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Harvard, 713 pp., £29.95, April 1990, 0 674 39978 1
Women for Hire: Prostitution and Sexuality in France after 1850 by Alain Corbin, translated by Alan Sheridan. Harvard, 478 pp., £31.50, April 1990, 0 674 95543 9

David Cannadine

Queen Victoria: Gender and Power by Dorothy Thompson. Virago, 167 pp., £6.99, May 1990, 0 86068 773 2

Jane Miller

The rock cried out by Ellen Douglas. Virago, 303 pp., £5.99, June 1990, 1 85381 140 8
Can’t quit you, baby by Ellen Douglas. Virago, 256 pp., £12.95, June 1990, 1 85381 149 1

David Biale

The False Prophet. Rabbi Meir Kahane: From FBI Informant to Knesset Member by Robert Friedman. Faber, 282 pp., £14.99, June 1990, 0 571 14842 5

Colin McGinn

Essays in political Philosophy by R.G. Collingwood, edited by David Boucher. Oxford, 237 pp., £25, November 1989, 0 19 824823 7
The Social and Political Thought of R.G. Collingwood by David Boucher. Cambridge, 300 pp., £27.50, November 1989, 0 521 36384 5

D.J. Enright

The Don Giovanni Book: Myths of Seduction and Betrayal edited by Jonathan Miller. Faber, 127 pp., £6.99, July 1990, 0 571 14542 6

Fleur Adcock

Poem: ‘Summer in Bucharest’

Barbara Everett

The Fatness of Falstaff

Peter Clarke

Diary: True or False?

John Sutherland

Lying together by D.M. Thomas. Gollancz, 255 pp., £13.95, June 1990, 0 575 04802 6
The Neon Bible by John Kennedy Toole. Viking, 162 pp., £12.99, March 1990, 0 670 82908 0
Solomon Gursky was here by Mordecai Richler. Chatto, 576 pp., £13.95, June 1990, 0 394 53995 8
Death of the Soap Queen by Peter Prince. Bloomsbury, 277 pp., £13.99, April 1990, 0 7475 0611 6

Les Murray

Poem: ‘Endpiece’

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