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Vol. 12 No. 22 · 22 November 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 22 · 22 November 1990

John Simpson

Warm Drops in Baghdad

Letters

Michael Howard, Michael Lee, Jonathan Bate, Hilary Gaskin, David Stern, Elaine Segal, Richard Horton, Editors, ‘London Review’

Victor Mallet

Knowing the Gulf

Julian Barnes

Candles for the living

Colin McGinn

Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius by Ray Monk. Cape, 654 pp., £20, October 1990, 0 224 02712 3
Ludwig Wittgenstein: A Student’s Memoir by Theodore Redpath. Duckworth, 109 pp., £12.95, May 1990, 9780715623299

Ray Monk

Private Lives

Julia Annas

The ‘Theaetetus’ of Plato translated by M.J. Levett and Myles Burnyeat. Hackett, 351 pp., £20, September 1990, 0 915144 82 4

Christian Stevens

Poem: ‘Untitled’

Jonathan Glover

Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity by Charles Taylor. Cambridge, 601 pp., £25.95, November 1989, 0 521 38331 5

Onora O’Neill

The New Conservatism: Cultural Criticism and the Historians’ Debate by Jürgen Habermas, translated by Shierry Weber Nicholsen. Polity, 270 pp., £29.50, February 1990, 0 7456 0679 2

Lawrence Stone

The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy by David Cannadine. Yale, 813 pp., £19.95, October 1990, 0 300 04761 4

Christopher Ricks

Bloomsbury Dictionary of Dedications edited by Adrian Room. Bloomsbury, 354 pp., £17.99, September 1990, 0 7475 0521 7
Unauthorised Versions: Poems and their Parodies edited by Kenneth Baker. Faber, 446 pp., £14.99, September 1990, 0 571 14122 6
The Faber Book of Vernacular Verse edited by Tom Paulin. Faber, 407 pp., £14.99, November 1990, 0 571 14470 5

David Drew

Leonard Bernstein by Joan Peyser. Bantam, 430 pp., £14.95, October 1987, 0 593 01454 5
Leonard Bernstein by Michael Freedland. Harrap, 273 pp., £12.95, October 1987, 0 245 54499 2
Leonard Bernstein by Peter Gradenwitz. Berg, 310 pp., £15, October 1987, 0 85496 510 6
Make the music: The Life and Work of Marc Blitzstein by Eric Gordon. St Martin’s, 605 pp., $29.95, March 1989, 0 312 02607 2

Peter Clarke

Friends in High Places: Who runs Britain? by Jeremy Paxman. Joseph, 370 pp., £16.99, September 1990, 0 7181 3154 1
The Sunday Times Book of the Rich by Philip Beresford. Weidenfeld, 336 pp., £18.95, October 1990, 0 297 81115 0

W.G. Runciman

Diary: UK plc v. the Swedes

John Bayley

Jean Rhys by Carole Angier. Deutsch, 780 pp., £15.99, November 1990, 0 233 98597 2
A Lot to Ask: A Life of Barbara Pym by Hazel Holt. Macmillan, 308 pp., £14.99, November 1990, 0 333 40614 1

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