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Vol. 13 No. 3 · 7 February 1991

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Vol. 13 No. 3 · 7 February 1991

Keith Kyle

Saddam’s War: The Origins of the Kuwait Conflict and the International Response by John Bulloch and Harvey Morris. Faber, 194 pp., £13.99, January 1991, 0 571 16387 4
Unholy Babylon: The Secret History of Saddam’s War by Adel Darwish and Gregory Alexander. Gollancz, 352 pp., £9.99, January 1991, 0 575 05054 3
Cambridge International Document Series: Vol. 1 The Kuwait Crisis edited by E. Lauterpacht, C.J. Greenwood, Mark Weller and Daniel Bethlehem. Grotius Publication, 330 pp., £35.17, January 1991, 0 949009 86 5
Air Power and Colonial Control by David Omissi. Manchester, 260 pp., £35, January 1990, 0 7190 2960 0

Letters

Lawrence Beyer, Kenneth Muir, Perry Anderson, D.L. Macdonald, Anthony Pratt, Jennifer Dawson, Colin McGinn, B.J. Grayfriesen, Christopher Burns

Paul Foot

‘Bye Bye Baghdad’

Jeremy Harding

How the war in the Gulf affects the famine in Africa

Seamus Heaney

Poem: ‘A Retrospect’

Alexander Cockburn

An American Life by Ronald Reagan. Hutchinson, 748 pp., £19.99, November 1990, 0 09 174507 1

Oleg Gordievsky

Stalin: Triumph and Tragedy by Dmitri Volkogonov, edited and translated by Harold Shukman. Weidenfeld, 642 pp., £29.95, February 1991, 0 297 81080 4
Stalin: The Glasnost Revelations by Walter Laqueur. Unwin Hyman, 383 pp., £16.95, February 1991, 0 04 440769 6
The Prosecutor and the Prey: Vyshinsky and the 1930s Moscow Show Trials by Arkady Vaksberg, translated by Jan Butler. Weidenfeld, 374 pp., £25, October 1990, 0 297 81064 2

William Rodgers

What happened to the SDP, and what could still happen

Bernard Williams

Realism with a Human Face by Hilary Putnam. Harvard, 347 pp., £23.95, October 1990, 0 674 74950 2

Jon Stallworthy

Poem: ‘The Voice from the Bridge’

Elaine Showalter

Jean Stafford: The Savage Heart by Charlotte Margolis Goodman. Texas, 394 pp., $24.95, May 1990, 0 292 74022 0
Jean Stafford: A Biography by David Roberts. Chatto, 494 pp., £16.95, August 1988, 0 7011 3010 5

Michael Wood

Talking at the Gates: A Life of James Baldwin by James Campbell. Faber, 306 pp., £14.99, January 1991, 0 571 15391 7
James Baldwin: Artist on Fire by W.J. Weatherby. Joseph, 412 pp., £17.99, June 1990, 0 7181 3403 6

Gabriele Annan

Reminiscences and Reflections by Golo Mann, translated by Krishna Winston. Faber, 338 pp., £25, January 1991, 0 571 15151 5

Ronald Fraser

Gorbals Voices, Siren Songs by Ralph Glasser. Chatto, 209 pp., £13.95, April 1990, 0 7011 3445 3
A Place for Us by Nicholas Gage. Bantam, 419 pp., £14.95, February 1990, 0 593 01515 0
The Hidden Damage by James Stern. Chelsea, 372 pp., £17.95, February 1990, 1 871484 01 4

Frank Kermode

Spanner and Pen: Post-War Memoirs by Roy Fuller. Sinclair-Stevenson, 190 pp., £16.95, February 1991, 1 85619 040 4

Julian Symons

Stanley Spencer by Kenneth Pople. Collins, 576 pp., £25, January 1991, 0 00 215320 3

Matt Simpson

Poem: ‘On My Mother’s Side’

Christopher Hitchens

Diary: In Washington

Carol Shields

Friend of My Youth by Alice Munro. Chatto, 273 pp., £13.99, October 1990, 0 7011 3663 4

Luke Jennings

Them: Voices from the Immigrant Community in Contemporary Britain by Jonathon Green. Secker, 421 pp., £16.99, October 1990, 0 436 20005 8
The Golden Thread: Asian Experiences of Post-Raj Britain by Zerbanoo Gifford. Pandora, 236 pp., £17.99, October 1990, 0 04 440605 3

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