Vol. 13 No. 15 · 15 August 1991

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Vol. 13 No. 15 · 15 August 1991

Ian Aitken

John Major: The Making of the Prime Minister by Bruce Anderson. Fourth Estate, 324 pp., £16.99, June 1991, 9781872180540
‘My Style of Government’: The Thatcher Years by Nicholas Ridley. Hutchinson, 275 pp., £16.99, July 1991, 0 09 175051 2

Letters

Paul Seabright, Georgina Born, Ania Loomba, Richard Jacobs, Karl Miller, John Powell Ward, Editors, ‘London Review’

Peter Clarke

Suez by Keith Kyle. Weidenfeld, 656 pp., £25, May 1991, 0 297 81162 2

R.W. Johnson

Lions, Princes, Bosses

Keith Kyle

The Iraqi Revolution of 1958: The Old Social Classes Revisited edited by Robert Fernea and William Roger Louis. Tauris, 232 pp., £35, May 1991, 1 85043 318 6
Instant Empire: Saddam Hussein’s Ambition for Iraq by Simon Henderson. Mercury House, 271 pp., £8.99, June 1991, 1 56279 007 2
Saddam Hussein: A Political Biography by Efraim Karsh and Inari Rautsi. Brassey, 307 pp., £17.95, April 1991, 0 08 041326 9
The Gulf Between Us: The Gulf War and Beyond edited by Victoria Brittain. Virago, 186 pp., £5.99, June 1991, 1 85381 386 9
Under Siege in Kuwait: A Survivor’s Story by Jadranka Porter. Gollancz, 250 pp., £4.99, July 1991, 9780575051850

Victor Mallet

Arms and the Man: Dr Gerlad Bull, Iraq and the Supergun by William Lowther. Macmillan, 298 pp., £15.99, July 1991, 0 333 56069 8

Mary Kaldor

Statement on the Defence Estimates: Britain’s Defence for the Nineties  HMSO, 157 pp., £8, July 1991, 0 10 115592 1

Sylvia Lawson

Patrick White: A Life by David Marr. Cape, 715 pp., £20, July 1991, 0 224 02581 3

Tim Rowse

Charles Perkins: A Biography by Peter Read. Viking, 352 pp., $30, October 1990, 0 670 83488 2

D.J. Enright

The New Oxford Book of 16th-Century Verse edited by Emrys Jones. Oxford, 809 pp., £25, June 1991, 0 19 214126 0

Michael Hofmann

Seeing things by Seamus Heaney. Faber, 113 pp., £12.99, June 1991, 0 571 14468 3

John Barrell

Constable by Leslie Parris and Ian Fleming-Williams. Tate Gallery, 544 pp., £45, June 1991, 1 85437 071 5
Romatic Ecology: Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition by Jonathan Bate. Routledge, 131 pp., £8.99, May 1991, 0 415 06116 4

Julian Symons

Lipstick, Sex and Poetry by Jeremy Reed. Peter Owen, 119 pp., £14.95, June 1991, 0 7206 0817 1
A poet could not but be gay by James Kirkup. Peter Owen, 240 pp., £16.95, June 1991, 0 7206 0823 6
There was a young man from Cardiff by Dannie Abse. Hutchinson, 211 pp., £12.99, April 1991, 0 09 174757 0
String of Beginners by Michael Hamburger. Skoob Books, 338 pp., £10.99, May 1991, 1 871438 66 7

John Sutherland

ProfScam: Professors and the Demise of Higher Education by Charles Sykes. St Martin’s, 304 pp., $9.95, December 1989, 0 312 03916 6
Tenured Redicals: How politics has corrupted our Higher Education by Roger Kimball. HarperCollins, 222 pp., $9.95, April 1991, 0 06 092049 1

Mary Beard

You just don’t understand: Women and Men in Conversation by Deborah Tannen. Virago, 330 pp., £14.99, May 1991, 1 85381 381 8

Julia Annas

Feminism without Illusions: A Critique of Individualism by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese. North Carolina, 347 pp., $27.45, June 1991, 0 8078 1940 9

Richard Stern

Derridiarry

Patricia Beer

Lives in the Shadow with J. Krishnamurti by Radha Rajagopal Sloss. Bloomsbury, 336 pp., £17.99, May 1991, 0 7475 0720 1

Hugo Williams

Poem: ‘Siren’

Penelope Fitzgerald

The Best Type of Girl: A History of the Girls’ Independent Schools by Gillian Avery. Deutsch, 410 pp., £20, January 1991, 0 233 98642 1
There’s something about a convent girl edited by Jackie Bennett and Rosemary Forgan. Virago, 217 pp., £4.99, January 1991, 1 85381 308 7

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