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John Barrell

Keeping a rendezvous by John Berger. Granta, 252 pp., £14.99, January 1992, 0 14 014229 0

Letters

Doris Lessing, Peter Cadogan, Tom Wilson, Gary Taylor, R.V. Holdsworth, Geoffrey Hawthorn, Nicholas Young, Donald Davie, Donald Rayfield, Jeremy James, Earl Miner, Diana Hendry

Ross McKibbin

‘Goodbye, Great Britain’: The 1976 IMF Crisis by Kathleen Burk and Alec Cairncross. Yale, 268 pp., £18.95, March 1992, 0 300 05728 8

Christopher Harvie

Up the Scottish (Co-operative Wholesale) Republic!

John Hughes

Poem: ‘The Bog Road’

Will Hutton

The Great Reckoning: How the world will change in the depression of the Nineties by James Dale Davidson and William Rees-Mogg. Sidgwick, 531 pp., £20, January 1992, 0 283 06116 2

Tom Paulin

Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being by Ted Hughes. Faber, 517 pp., £18.99, March 1992, 0 571 16604 0

Edward Said

Minotaur: Poetry and the Nation State by Tom Paulin. Faber, 298 pp., £15.99, January 1992, 0 571 16308 4

Claude Rawson

Homer: The ‘Iliad’ translated by Robert Fagles. Viking, 683 pp., £17.95, September 1990, 0 670 83510 2
Kings by Christopher Logue. Faber, 86 pp., £4.99, March 1991, 0 571 16141 3

Arthur C. Danto

Perspective as Symbolic Form by Erwin Panofsky, translated by Christoper Wood. Zone, 196 pp., £20.50, January 1992, 0 942299 52 3
The Language of Art History edited by Salim Kemal and Ivan Gaskell. Cambridge, 245 pp., £32.50, December 1991, 9780521353847

Rosemary Hill

Architecture and the After-Life by Howard Colvin. Yale, 418 pp., £45, November 1991, 0 300 05098 4
The Art of Death: Visual Culture in the English Death Ritual c.1500-c.1800 by Nigel Llewellyn. Reaktion, 160 pp., £9.95, March 1992, 0 948462 16 7

Stephen Spender

Diary: Unnecessary Wars

Nicholas Penny

Metropolitan Jewellery by Sophie McConnell. Metropolitan Museum of Art/Bulfinch, 111 pp., £17.99, November 1991, 0 8212 1877 8
Italian Renaissance Frames by Timothy Newbery, George Bisacca and Laurence Kanter. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 111 pp., £25, May 1991, 0 8109 3455 8
The Italian Renaissance Interior 1400-1600 by Peter Thornton. Weidenfeld, 407 pp., £65, October 1991, 0 297 83006 6
Palaces of Art edited by Giles Waterfield. Dulwich Picture Gallery, 188 pp., £20, December 1991, 0 9501564 5 0

Philip Gross

Poem: ‘Ex’

Peter Campbell

Building Capitalism by Linda Clarke. Routledge, 316 pp., £65, December 1991, 0 415 01552 9
The City Shaped by Spiro Kostof. Thames and Hudson, 352 pp., £24, September 1991, 0 500 34118 4
A New London by Richard Rogers and Mark Fisher. Penguin, 255 pp., £8.99, March 1992, 0 14 015794 8

D.J. Enright

Proofs and Three Parables by George Steiner. Faber, 114 pp., £5.99, March 1992, 0 571 16621 0

John Bayley

The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales edited by Chris Baldick. Oxford, 533 pp., £16.95, March 1992, 0 19 214194 5

Basil Davidson

The African Experience by Roland Oliver. Weidenfeld, 284 pp., £19.99, August 1991, 0 297 82022 2
A Thousand Years of East Africa by John Sutton. British Institute in Eastern Africa, 111 pp., £8, November 1990, 1 872566 00 6
When the grass is gone edited by P.W.T. Baxter. Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, 215 pp., December 1991, 91 7106 318 8
The Scramble for Africa by Thomas Pakenham. Weidenfeld, 738 pp., £20, October 1991, 0 297 81130 4

Hugh Thomas

The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counter-Revolution by Burnett Bolloten. Harvester, 1074 pp., £50, April 1991, 0 7450 0763 5

Elspeth Barker

Stepsons by Robert Liddell. Peter Owen, 228 pp., £14.95, February 1992, 0 7206 0853 8
Farewell Sidonia by Erich Hackl. Cape, 135 pp., £5.99, February 1992, 0 224 02901 0

Penelope Fitzgerald

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang. HarperCollins, 524 pp., £17.50, March 1992, 0 00 215357 2

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