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Vol. 14 No. 2 · 30 January 1992

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Vol. 14 No. 2 · 30 January 1992

Alan Bennett

The King and I

Letters

Paul Hirst, Ned Polsky, Aleksandar Pavkovic, Lawrence Hogben, Ronald Gaskell, Peter Cochran, Nicholas Penny, M.K. Alexander, Deirdre Levi

David Lindley

Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science by Michael White and John Gribbin. Viking, 304 pp., £16.99, January 1992, 0 670 84013 0

A.N. Wilson

God’s Politician: John Paul at the Vatican by David Willey. Faber, 249 pp., £14.99, January 1992, 0 571 16180 4

Geoffrey Hawthorn

Scheler by Francis Dunlop. Claridge, 97 pp., £9.95, October 1991, 1 870626 71 0

John Lloyd

Boris Yeltsin by John Morrison. Penguin, 303 pp., £8.99, November 1991, 0 14 017062 6
The August Coup: The Truth and its Lessons by Mikhail Gorbachev. HarperCollins, 127 pp., £13.99, October 1991, 9780002550444
The future belongs to freedom by Eduard Shevardnadze. Sinclair-Stevenson, 256 pp., £15, September 1991, 1 85619 105 2
Bear-Hunting with the Politburo by A. Craig Copetas. Simon and Schuster, 271 pp., £15.99, October 1991, 0 671 70313 7
The Accidental Proletariat: Workers, Politics and Crisis in Gorbachev’s Russia by Walter Connor. Princeton, 374 pp., £25, November 1991, 0 691 07787 8

Michael Hofmann

Scenes from a Disturbed Childhood by Adam Czerniawski. Serpent’s Tail, 167 pp., £9.99, October 1991, 1 85242 241 6
Crossing: The Discovery of Two Islands by Jakov Lind. Methuen, 222 pp., £14.99, November 1991, 0 413 17640 1
The Unheeded Warning 1918-1933 by Manes Sperber, translated by Harry Zohn. Holmes & Meier, 216 pp., £17.95, December 1991, 0 8419 1032 4

Martin Goodman

The Cambridge History of Judaism. Vol. II: The Hellenistic Age edited by W.D. Davies and Louis Finkelstein. Cambridge, 738 pp., £65, March 1990, 0 521 21929 9

David Trotter

A Cultural History of Gestures: From Antiquity to the Present edited by Jan Bremmer and Herman Roodenburg. Polity, 220 pp., £35, December 1991, 0 7456 0786 1
The New Oxford Book of 17th-Century Verse by Alastair Fowler. Oxford, 830 pp., £25, November 1991, 0 19 214164 3

D.J. Enright

The Birthday Boys by Beryl Bainbridge. Duckworth, 189 pp., £12.99, December 1991, 0 7156 2378 8

Julian Loose

The Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami, translated by Alfred Birnbaum. Hamish Hamilton, 400 pp., £14.99, September 1991, 0 241 13144 8

C.K. Stead

Dame Edna Everage and the Rise of Western Civilisation by John Lahr. Bloomsbury, 242 pp., £14.99, October 1991, 0 7475 1021 0

Maria Tippett

Sexual Anarchy: Gender and Culture at the Fin de Siècle by Elaine Showalter. Bloomsbury, 242 pp., £15.99, March 1991, 0 7475 0827 5
Sister’s Choice: Tradition and Change in American Women’s Writing by Elaine Showalter. Oxford, 193 pp., £22.50, September 1991, 0 19 812383 3

Elaine Showalter

The Living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman: An Autobiography introduced by Ann Lane. University of Wisconsin Press, 341 pp., £10.45, April 1991, 0 299 12740 0
Charlotte Perkins Gilman: A Non-Fiction Reader edited by Larry Ceplair. Columbia, 345 pp., £20.50, December 1991, 0 231 07617 7

Ian Pople

Poem: ‘Humber Doucy Lane’

John Bayley

Diary: On V.S. Pritchett, the Man of Letters

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

The Romance of the Harem by Anna Leonowens, edited by Susan Morgan. Virginia, 285 pp., £10.50, August 1991, 0 8139 1328 4

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