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Claude Rawson

Customs in Common by E.P. Thompson. Merlin, 547 pp., £25, October 1991, 0 85036 411 6

Letters

John Charlton, John Griffith, Philip Raby, Jane Goodall, Peter Kalac, Alan Brownjohn, Gerald Long

Patricia Beer

Poem: ‘Footbinding’

Margaret Anne Doody

Women’s Lives and the 18th-Century English Novel by Elizabeth Bergan Brophy. University of South Florida Press, 291 pp., $29.95, April 1991, 0 8130 1036 5
Fictions of Modesty: Women and Courtship in the English Novel by Ruth Bernard Yeazell. Chicago, 306 pp., £19.95, August 1991, 0 226 95096 4

Gary Taylor

Bardicide

Fiona Pitt-Kethley

Poem: ‘‘Expense of Spirit’’

Peter Pulzer

The Singing Revolution: A Political Journey through the Baltic States by Clare Thomson. Joseph, 273 pp., £14.99, October 1991, 0 7181 3459 1
Berlin Journal 1989-90 by Robert Darnton. Norton, 352 pp., £15.95, October 1991, 0 393 02970 0
AnEstonian Childhood: A Memoir by Tania Alexander. Heinemann, 168 pp., £6.95, October 1991, 0 434 01824 4

Avi Shlaim

Changing Places

John Sutherland

The Chronicler of Barsetshire: A Life of Anthony Trollope by R.H. Super. Manchester, 528 pp., £29.95, July 1990, 0 472 10102 1
Anthony Trollope: A Victorian in his World by Richard Mullen. Duckworth, 767 pp., £25, July 1990, 0 7156 2293 5
Trollope: A Biography by N. John Hall. Oxford, 581 pp., £25, October 1991, 0 19 812627 1

Mark Thornton Burnett

Shakespeare’s Festive World: Elizabethan Seasonal Entertainment and the Professional Stage by François Laroque, translated by Janet Lloyd. Cambridge, 423 pp., £45, September 1991, 0 521 37549 5

David Brading

Aztecs: An Interpretation by Inga Clendinnen. Cambridge, 398 pp., £24.95, October 1991, 0 521 40093 7

John Bayley

Through a Glass Darkly: The life of Patrick Hamilton by Nigel Jones. Scribner, 408 pp., £18.95, December 1991, 0 356 19701 8

Alan Brien

Martha Jane and Me: A Girlhood in Wales by Mavis Nicholson. Chatto, 243 pp., £14.99, November 1991, 0 7011 3356 2
Vanessa Redgrave: An Autobiography  Hutchinson, 300 pp., £17.99, October 1991, 0 09 174593 4

Michael Young

Poem: ‘The Metronomic Moon’

Gordon Burn

John Cheever: The Journals  Cape, 399 pp., £16.99, November 1991, 0 224 03244 5

Christopher Hitchens

Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy by Ben Sonnenberg. Faber, 217 pp., £14.99, November 1991, 0 571 16545 1

Siobhan Kilfeather

The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing edited by Seamus Deane. Field Day Publications/Faber, 4044 pp., £150, November 1991, 0 946755 20 5

Edna Longley

Belfast Diary: In Belfast

Stan Smith

Common Knowledge by John Burnside. Secker, 62 pp., £6, April 1991, 0 436 20037 6
The Son of the Duke of Nowhere by Philip Gross. Faber, 57 pp., £4.99, April 1991, 0 571 16140 5
Bridge Passages by George Szirtes. Oxford, 63 pp., £5.99, March 1991, 0 19 282821 5
Time Zones by Fleur Adcock. Oxford, 54 pp., £5.99, March 1991, 0 19 282831 2
Selected Poems by Fleur Adcock. Oxford, 125 pp., £6.99, March 1991, 0 19 558100 8
Spilt Milk by Sarah Maguire. Secker, 50 pp., £6, April 1991, 0 436 27095 1
The Sirocco Room by Jamie McKendrick. Oxford, 56 pp., £5.99, March 1991, 0 19 282820 7
Householder by Gerard Woodward. Chatto, 80 pp., £5.99, April 1991, 0 7011 3758 4

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