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Vol. 14 No. 3 · 13 February 1992

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Vol. 14 No. 3 · 13 February 1992

David Cannadine

Royal Fortune: Tax, Money and the Monarchy by Phillip Hall. Bloomsbury, 294 pp., £18.99, February 1992, 0 7475 1133 0

Letters

Anthony Lewis, Vernon Bogdanor, Christopher Murray, Padraig O Conchuir, Edward Pechter, Geoff Corrin, Michael Hofmann, John Black, Kathryn Lindskoog, A.D. Nuttall

Michael Wood

Flying in to Love by D.M. Thomas. Bloomsbury, 262 pp., £14.99, February 1992, 0 7475 1129 2
JFK directed by Oliver Stone.

John Sutherland

Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying by Derek Humphry. Hemlock Society, 192 pp., $16.95, April 1991, 0 9606030 3 4

R.W. Johnson

Who’ll man the fax?

Charles Maier

Plausible Worlds: Possibility and Understanding in History and the Social Sciences by Geoffrey Hawthorn. Cambridge, 192 pp., £27.50, September 1991, 0 521 40359 6
New Philosophy of Social Science: Problems of Indeterminacy by James Bohman. Polity, 273 pp., £35, October 1991, 0 7456 0632 6

Alistair Elliot

Poem: ‘The Use of Knees’

Sheldon Rothblatt

Hutchins’ University: A Memoir of the University of Chicago 1929-1950 by William McNeill. Chicago, 194 pp., $24.95, October 1991, 0 226 56170 4
Robert M. Hutchins: Portrait of an Educator by Mary Ann Dzuback. Chicago, 387 pp., $24.95, November 1991, 0 226 17710 6
Jews in the American Academy 1900-1940: The Dynamics of Intellectual Assimilation by Susanne Klingenstein. Yale, 248 pp., £22.50, November 1991, 0 300 04941 2

Robert Alter

Authors and Authority: English and American Criticism 1750-1990 by Patrick Parrinder. Macmillan, 392 pp., £40, August 1991, 0 333 43294 0
A History of Modern Criticism 1750-1950. Vol. VII: German, Russian and Eastern European Criticism, 1900-1950 by René Wellek. Yale, 458 pp., £26, October 1991, 0 300 05039 9

Alan Sinfield

The Man with Night Sweats by Thom Gunn. Faber, 88 pp., £5.99, February 1992, 0 571 16257 6

Miriam Griffin

Cicero the Senior Statesman by Thomas Mitchell. Yale, 345 pp., £22.50, May 1991, 0 300 04779 7
Cicero the Politician by Christian Habicht. Johns Hopkins, 148 pp., £17.50, April 1990, 9780801838729

Gabriele Annan

The Last Empress: The Life and Times of Zita of Austria-Hungary by Gordon Brook-Shepherd. HarperCollins, 364 pp., £20, November 1991, 0 00 215861 2

John Bayley

The Age of Battles: The Quest for Decisive Warfare from Breitenfeld to Waterloo by Russell Weigley. Indiana, 608 pp., £22.50, June 1991, 0 253 36380 2

Douglas Johnson

Expensive Habits by Peter Mayle. Sinclair-Stevenson, 191 pp., £14.95, October 1991, 1 85619 055 2

Colin Richmond

Diary: Love of Killing

Sidharth Bhatia

No Full Stops in India by Mark Tully. Viking, 352 pp., £16.99, November 1991, 0 670 81919 0

Tony Gould

Pablo Neruda: Absence and Presence by Luis Poirot, translated by Alastair Reid. Norton, 185 pp., £25, March 1991, 0 393 02770 8
Adios, Poeta by Jorge Edwards. Tusquets Editores, 335 pp., ptas 1,800, November 1990, 84 7223 191 7

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