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Vol. 14 No. 24 · 17 December 1992

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Vol. 14 No. 24 · 17 December 1992

Paul Foot

A Full Service Bank: How BCCI stole millions around the world by James Ring Adams and Douglas Frantz. Simon and Schuster, 381 pp., £16.99, April 1992, 0 671 71133 4
Bankrupt: The BCCI Fraud by Nick Kochan and Bob Whittington. Gollancz, 234 pp., £4.99, November 1991, 0 575 05279 1
The BCCI Affair: A Report to The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations by Senators John Kerry and Hank Brown. US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 800 pp., September 1992
Inquiry into the Supervision of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International by Lord Justice Bingham. HMSO, 218 pp., £19.30, October 1992, 0 10 219893 4

Letters

A.C. Grayling, Margaret Drabble, Editor, ‘London Review’, Ben Pimlott, Norman Dombey, Eric Grove, Gerald Long, Bernard Richards, Russell Lucas

John Sturrock

‘L’Avenir dure longtemps’ suivi de ‘Les Faits’: Autobiographies by Louis Althusser. Stock, 356 pp., frs 144, May 1992, 2 234 02473 0
Louis Althusser: Une biographie. Vol. I: La Formation du mythe by Yann Moulier Boutang. Grasset, 509 pp., frs 175, April 1992, 2 246 38071 5

Ian Hacking

Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals by Iris Murdoch. Chatto, 520 pp., £20, October 1992, 0 7011 3998 6

J.B. Trapp

Tyndale’s New Testament edited by David Daniell. Yale, 429 pp., £18.95, September 1989, 0 300 04419 4
Tyndale’s Old Testament, being the Pentateuch of 1530, Joshua to II Chronicles of 1537 and Jonah edited by David Daniell. Yale, 643 pp., £25, October 1992, 0 300 05211 1

Douglas Oliver

Poem: ‘Taking stock of woods’

Rosemary Hill

A Sultry Month: Scenes of London Literary Life in 1846 by Alethea Hayter. Robin Clark, 224 pp., £6.95, June 1992, 0 86072 146 9
Painting and the Politics of Culture: New Essays on British Art 1700-1850 edited by John Barrell. Oxford, 301 pp., £35, June 1992, 9780198173922
London: World City 1800-1840 edited by Celina Fox. Yale, 624 pp., £45, September 1992, 0 300 05284 7

David Sylvester

Solid and Fleeting

Michael Longley

Poem: ‘Baucis & Philemon’

Michael Wood

The Art of Cinema by Jean Cocteau, André Bernard and Claude Gauteur, translated by Robin Buss. Marion Boyars, 224 pp., £19.95, May 1992, 0 7145 2947 8
Jean Renoir: A Life in Pictures by Célia Bertin, translated by Mireille Muellner and Leonard Muellner. Johns Hopkins, 403 pp., £20.50, August 1991, 0 8018 4184 4
Jean Renoir: Projections of Paradise by Ronald Bergan. Bloomsbury, 378 pp., £25, October 1992, 0 7475 0837 2
Malle on Malle edited by Philip French. Faber, 236 pp., £14.99, January 1993, 0 571 16237 1
Republic of Images: A History of French Film-Making by Alan Williams. Harvard, 458 pp., £39.95, April 1992, 0 674 76267 3

Wendy Steiner

The American way of Birth by Jessica Mitford. Gollancz, 237 pp., £16.99, October 1992, 0 575 05430 1

Philip Horne

Leviathan by Paul Auster. Faber, 245 pp., £14.99, October 1992, 0 571 16786 1

John Naughton

Diary: On the Future of the BBC

Jon Halliday

Korea Old and New: A History by Carter Eckert, Ki-baik Lee, Young Ick Lew, Michael Robinson and Edward Wagner. Harvard, 454 pp., £11.95, September 1991, 0 9627713 0 9
The Wilder Shores of Marx: Journeys in a Vanishing World by Anthony Daniels. Hutchinson, 202 pp., £16.99, April 1991, 9780091741532

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