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Vol. 12 No. 18 · 27 September 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 18 · 27 September 1990

John Lloyd

Moving the Mountain: Inside the Perestroika Revolution by Abel Aganbegyan, translated by Helen Szamuely. Bantam, 248 pp., £14.95, October 1989, 0 593 01818 4
Gorbachev’s Struggle for Economic Reform: The Soviet Reform Process by Anders Aslund. Pinter, 219 pp., £35, May 1989, 0 86187 008 5

Letters

Jonathan Clark, Peter Cadogan, Colin McGinn, Galen Strawson, Craig Raine

Seamus Heaney

Poem: ‘Casting and Gathering’

M.F. Perutz

Memoirs by Andrei Sakharov, translated by Richard Lourie. Hutchinson, 776 pp., £19.99, July 1990, 0 09 174636 1

N.W. Pirie

A Very Decided Preference: Life with Peter Medawar by Jean Medawar. Oxford, 256 pp., £15, August 1990, 0 19 217779 6
The Threat and the Glory: Reflections on Science and Scientists by Peter Medawar, edited by David Pyke. Oxford, 291 pp., £15, August 1990, 0 19 217778 8

Karl Miller

India: A Million Mutinies Now by V.S. Naipaul. Heinemann, 521 pp., £17.50, September 1990, 0 434 51027 0

Frank Kermode

Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie. Granta, 224 pp., £12.99, September 1990, 0 14 014223 1

Basil Davidson

British Intelligence in the Second World War. Vol. V: Strategic Deception by Michael Howard. HMSO, 266 pp., £12.95, July 1990, 0 11 630954 7

Douglas Johnson

The Rise and Fall of Anti-Americanism: A Century of French Perception edited by Denis Lacorne, Jacques Rupnik and Marie-France Toinet, translated by Gerald Turner. Macmillan, 258 pp., £35, August 1990, 0 333 49025 8

Benjamin Ivry

Poem: ‘Paradise for the Portuguese Queen’

John Sutherland

Dickens by Peter Ackroyd. Sinclair-Stevenson, 1195 pp., £19.95, September 1990, 1 85619 000 5

Stephen Wall

Brazzaville Beach by William Boyd. Sinclair-Stevenson, 314 pp., £13.95, September 1990, 1 85619 026 9
A Bottle in the Smoke by A.N. Wilson. Sinclair-Stevenson, 279 pp., £13.95, September 1990, 1 85619 019 6
Temples of Delight by Barbara Trapido. Joseph, 318 pp., £13.99, August 1990, 0 7181 3467 2

Danny Karlin

Jane Fairfax by Joan Aiken. Gollancz, 252 pp., £12.95, September 1990, 0 575 04889 1
Lady’s Maid by Margaret Forster. Chatto, 536 pp., £13.95, July 1990, 0 7011 3574 3
Mary Swann by Carol Shields. Fourth Estate, 313 pp., £12.99, August 1990, 1 872180 02 7

C.H. Sisson

Collected Poems by Donald Davie. Carcanet, 475 pp., £25, September 1990, 0 85635 875 4

Nicholas Everett

Collected Poems, 1937-1971 by John Berryman, edited by Charles Thornbury. Faber, 348 pp., £17.50, February 1990, 0 571 14317 2
The Dream Songs by John Berryman. Faber, 427 pp., £17.50, February 1990, 0 571 14318 0
Poems 1959-1979 by Frederick Seidel. Knopf, 112 pp., $19.95, November 1989, 0 394 58021 4
These Days by Frederick Seidel. Knopf, 50 pp., $18.95, October 1989, 0 394 58022 2
A Scottish Assembly by Robert Crawford. Chatto, 64 pp., £5.99, April 1990, 0 7011 3595 6

D.J. Enright

Two Poems

Adam Phillips

Freud’s Idols

Noël Annan

Diary: On Ralph Dahrendorf

Gabriele Annan

Garbo: Her Story by Antoni Gronowicz. Viking, 476 pp., £15.99, August 1990, 0 670 83651 6

Michael Brock

Lord Grey: 1764-1845 by E.A. Smith. Oxford, 338 pp., £37.50, March 1990, 9780198201632

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