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Eric Hobsbawm

A Question of Leadership: Gladstone to Thatcher by Peter Clarke. Hamish Hamilton, 334 pp., £17.99, April 1991, 0 241 13005 0
The Quiet Rise of John Major by Edward Pearce. Weidenfeld, 177 pp., £14.99, April 1991, 0 297 81208 4

Letters

Alan Sinfield, John Batchelor, Penny McCarthy, George Watson, Brian Southam, Richard Ollard, Diana Hendry, Bruce Coward, Nicolas Freeling

Peter Pulzer

Die Mauer: Monument of the Century by Wolfgang Georg Fischer and Fritz von der Schulenburg. Ernst and Sohn, 208 pp., £22.50, November 1990, 3 433 02327 1

Mary Douglas

The Taming of Chance by Ian Hacking. Cambridge, 264 pp., £27.50, November 1990, 0 521 38014 6

D.J. Enright

Self-Portrait of the Other: A Memoir by Heberto Padilla, translated by Alexander Coleman. Farrar, Straus, 247 pp., £11.99, April 1991, 0 374 26086 9

Michael Hofmann

The Coastguard’s House by Eugenio Montale, translated by Jeremy Reed. Bloodaxe, 223 pp., £7.95, December 1990, 1 85224 100 4

C.K. Stead

Antidotes by C.H. Sisson. Carcanet, 64 pp., £6.95, March 1991, 0 85635 908 4
Dog Fox Field by Les Murray. Carcanet, 103 pp., £6.95, February 1991, 0 85635 950 5
True Colours by Neil Powell. Carcanet, 102 pp., £6.95, March 1991, 0 85635 910 6
Eating strawberries in the Necropolis by Michael Hulse. Harvill, 63 pp., £5.95, March 1991, 0 00 272076 0

James Lasdun

Poem: ‘The Accomplices’

Patricia Beer

Told in Gath by Max Wright. Blackstaff, 177 pp., £11.95, January 1991, 0 85640 449 7

John Bayley

The Oxford Book of Friendship edited by D.J. Enright and David Rawlinson. Oxford, 360 pp., £15, April 1991, 0 19 214190 2

Jonathan Bate

Ideology: An Introduction by Terry Eagleton. Verso, 242 pp., £32.50, May 1991, 0 86091 319 8

Gavin Ewart

Two Poems

Mark Ford

The Dylan Companion edited by Elizabeth Thomson and David Gutman. Macmillan, 338 pp., £10.99, April 1991, 0 333 49826 7
Bob Dylan: Performing Artist. Vol. I: 1960-73 by Paul Williams. Xanadu, 310 pp., £14.99, February 1991, 1 85480 044 2
Dylan: Behind the Shades by Clinton Heylin. Viking, 528 pp., £16.99, May 1991, 0 670 83602 8
The Bootleg Series: Vols I-III (rare and unreleased) 1961-1991 by Bob Dylan. Columbia, £24.95, April 1991

Roger Parker

Mozart in Vienna 1781-1791 by Volkmar Braunbehrens. Deutsch, 481 pp., £17.95, June 1990, 9780233985596
The Mozart Compendium edited by H.C. Robbins Landon. Thames and Hudson, 452 pp., £24.95, September 1990, 0 500 01481 7
Mozart and Vienna by H.C. Robbins Landon. Thames and Hudson, 208 pp., £16.95, February 1991, 0 500 01506 6
Mozart’s Thematic Catalogue: A Facsimile introduced and transcribed by Albi Rosenthal and Alan Tyson. British Library, 57 pp., £25, November 1990, 0 7123 0202 6
The Compleat Mozart: A Guide to the Musical Works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart edited by Neal Zaslaw and William Cowdery. Norton, 351 pp., £19.95, April 1991, 0 393 02886 0

Asa Briggs

The World of the Oratorio by Kurt Pahlen. Scolar, 357 pp., £27.50, February 1991, 0 85967 866 0
The Making of the Victorian Organ by Nicholas Thistlethwaite. Cambridge, 584 pp., £50, December 1990, 0 521 34345 3

Ruth Richardson

A Paradise out of a Common Field: The Pleasures and Plenty of the Victorian Garden by Joan Morgan and Alison Richards. Century, 256 pp., £16.95, May 1990, 0 7126 2209 8
Private Gardens of London by Arabella Lennox-Boyd. Weidenfeld, 224 pp., £25, September 1990, 0 297 83025 2
The Greatest Glasshouse: The Rainforest Recreated edited by Sue Minter. HMSO, 216 pp., £25, July 1990, 0 11 250035 8
Religion and Society in a Cotswold Vale: Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, 1780-1865 by Albion Urdank. California, 448 pp., $47.50, May 1990, 0 520 06670 7

Stephen Sackur

Diary: In Khorramshahr

Danny Karlin

The Clopton Hercules by Duncan Sprott. Faber, 220 pp., £13.99, January 1991, 9780571144082
Life of a Drum by Carlo Gebler. Hamish Hamilton, 173 pp., £13.99, February 1991, 0 241 13074 3
Seventh Heaven by Alice Hoffman. Virago, 256 pp., £12.99, February 1991, 1 85381 283 8
A Home at the End of the World by Michael Cunningham. Hamish Hamilton, 343 pp., £13.99, February 1991, 0 241 12909 5
A place I’ve never been by David Leavitt. Viking, 194 pp., £12.99, February 1991, 0 670 82196 9

Philip Purser

A German Requiem by Philip Kerr. Viking, 306 pp., £13.99, March 1991, 0 670 83516 1

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