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Vol. 12 No. 23 · 6 December 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 23 · 6 December 1990

Sherry Turkle

Jacques Lacan and Co: A History of Psychoanalysis in France, 1925-1985 by Elisabeth Roudinesco, translated by Jeffrey Mehlman. Free Association, 816 pp., £25, December 1990, 9781853431630

Letters

Branka Magas, Stephen Greenblatt, Thomas Laqueur, Michael Mason, Richard Wilson, Angus Calder, Damian Grant, Stuart Proffitt

Anne Hollander

Coco Chanel: A Biography by Axel Madsen. Bloomsbury, 388 pp., £20, October 1990, 0 7475 0762 7

Geoffrey Hawthorn

Nippon, New Superpower: Japan since 1945 by William Horsley and Roger Buckley. BBC, 278 pp., £15, November 1990, 0 563 20875 9
United Nations Human Development Report 1990 by Mahbub al Haq. Oxford, 189 pp., £9.95, May 1990, 9780195064810
Nationalism and International Society by James Mayall. Cambridge, 175 pp., £25, March 1990, 0 521 37312 3
The International Relations of Japan edited by Kathleen Newland. Macmillan, 232 pp., £40, November 1990, 0 333 53456 5

John Lloyd

The KGB: The Inside Story of the Foreign Operations by Christopher Andrew and Oleg Gordievsky. Hodder, 704 pp., £20, October 1990, 0 340 48561 2
Inside the KGB: Myth and Reality by Vladimir Kuzichkin. Deutsch, 406 pp., £14.99, October 1990, 0 233 98616 2

Hugo Young

Listening for a Midnight Tram: Memoirs by John Junor. Chapmans, 341 pp., £15.95, October 1990, 9781855925014

John Lanchester

Stick it up your punter! The Rise and Fall of the ‘Sun’ by Peter Chippindale and Chris Horrie. Heinemann, 372 pp., £14.99, November 1990, 0 434 12624 1
All played out: The True Story of Italia ’90 by Pete Davies. Heinemann, 471 pp., £14.99, October 1990, 0 434 17908 6
Gazza! A Biography by Robin McGibbon. Penguin, 204 pp., £3.99, October 1990, 9780140148688

Alan Ross

Poem: ‘G. Lineker’

Iain Sinclair

Weather by John Farrand. Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 239 pp., $40, June 1990, 1 55670 134 9
Weather Watch by Dick File. Fourth Estate, 299 pp., £14.99, November 1990, 1 872180 12 4
Climate Change: The IPCC Scientific Assessment edited by J.T. Houghton, G.J. Jenkins and J.J. Ephraums. Cambridge, 365 pp., £40, September 1990, 9780521403603
Crop Circles: The Latest Evidence by Pat Delgado and Colin Andrews. Bloomsbury, 80 pp., £5.99, October 1990, 0 7475 0843 7
The Stumbling Block, Its Index by B. Catling. Book Works, £22, October 1990, 9781870699051

E.S. Turner

The English Spa 1560-1815: A Social History by Phyllis Hembry. Athlone, 401 pp., £35, October 1990, 0 485 11374 0
The Medical History of Waters and Spas edited by Roy Porter. Wellcome Institute, 150 pp., £18, September 1990, 0 85484 095 8

Philip Purser

The Play of the Eyes by Elias Canetti, translated by Ralph Manheim. Deutsch, 329 pp., £14.95, August 1990, 0 233 98570 0
Yellow Street by Veza Canetti, translated by Ian Mitchell. Halban, 139 pp., £11.95, November 1990, 1 870015 36 3

Gabriele Annan

The Snows of Yesteryear: Portraits for an Autobiography by Gregor von Rezzori, translated by H.F. Broch de Rothermann. Chatto, 290 pp., £16.99, November 1990, 0 7011 3666 9

Patrick Parrinder

Curfew by Jose Donoso, translated by Alfred MacAdam. Picador, 310 pp., £13.95, October 1990, 0 330 31157 3
War Fever by J.G. Ballard. Collins, 176 pp., £12.95, November 1990, 0 00 223770 9
Great Climate by Michael Wilding. Faber, 147 pp., £12.99, November 1990, 0 571 14428 4
Honour Thy Father by Lesley Glaister. Secker, 182 pp., £13.99, September 1990, 9780436199981

Ross McKibbin

Diary: Thatcher’s History

John Bayley

The Billiard Table Murders by Glen Baxter. Bloomsbury, 248 pp., £13.99, October 1990, 9780747507499

James Michie

Poem: ‘Bath Death’

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