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Vol. 15 No. 18 · 23 September 1993

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Vol. 15 No. 18 · 23 September 1993

Stephen Sedley

The Report of the Royal Commission on Criminal Justice  HMSO, 261 pp., £21.50, July 1993, 0 10 122632 2

Letters

Colin Legum, L. Bernstein, R.W. Johnson, Gerald Graff, Brian Crozier, John Lavagnino, James Jonas, Frank Kermode, Sebastian Kraemer

Paul Foot

Tiny Rowland: A Rebel Tycoon by Tom Bower. Heinemann, 659 pp., £16.99, May 1993, 0 434 07339 3

David Cannadine

Witness of a Century: The Life and Times of Prince Arthur of Connaught, 1850-1942 by Noble Frankland. Shepheard-Walwyn, 476 pp., £22.95, June 1993, 0 85683 136 0

Bernard Wasserstein

Imperial Warrior: The Life and Times of Field-Marshal Viscount Allenby 1861-1936 by Lawrence James. Weidenfeld, 279 pp., £20, January 1993, 0 297 81152 5

Amit Chaudhuri

Alien Homage: Edward Thompson and Rabindranath Tagore by E.P. Thompson. Oxford, 175 pp., £8.95, June 1993, 0 19 563011 4

Douglas Oliver

Poem: ‘The peculiar river’

E.S. Turner

Rider Haggard and the Lost Empire by Tom Pocock. Weidenfeld, 264 pp., £20, August 1993, 0 297 81308 0

Scott Malcomson

Culture of Complaint: The Fraying of America by Robert Hughes. Oxford, 224 pp., £12.95, June 1993, 0 19 507676 1

Tony Tanner

Was Huck Black? Mark Twain and African-American Voices by Shelley Fishkin. Oxford, 270 pp., £17.50, June 1993, 0 19 508214 1
Black Legacy: America’s Hidden Heritage by William Piersen. Massachusetts, 264 pp., £36, August 1993, 9780870238543
Black and White Strangers: Race and American Literary Realism by Kenneth Warren. Chicago, 178 pp., £21.95, August 1993, 0 226 87384 6

Jeremy Harding

The Letters of William Burroughs, 1949-1959 edited by Oliver Harris. Picador, 472 pp., £17.50, August 1993, 0 330 33074 8

D.J. Enright

The True Paradise by Gamini Salgado. Carcanet, 192 pp., £14.95, May 1993, 1 85754 007 7

Anna Vaux

Murder in the Heart: A True Life Psychological Thriller by Alexandra Artley. Hamish Hamilton, 268 pp., £14.99, July 1993, 0 241 13150 2

Nicholas Lezard

Crossing the River by Caryl Phillips. Bloomsbury, 233 pp., £15.99, May 1993, 0 7475 1497 6

Ronan Bennett

The Blue Afternoon by William Boyd. Sinclair-Stevenson, 324 pp., £14.99, September 1993, 1 85619 366 7

Jane Mendelsohn

The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love by Oscar Hijuelos. Penguin, 416 pp., £4.99, November 1990, 0 14 014391 2
The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O’Brien by Oscar Hijuelos. Hamish Hamilton, 484 pp., £15.99, July 1993, 0 241 13431 5

Dave Haslam

Will Pop Eat Itself? Pop Music in the Soundbite Era by Jeremy J. Beadle. Faber, 269 pp., £7.99, June 1993, 9780571162413
Present Tense: Rock & Roll and Culture edited by Anthony DeCurtis. Duke, 317 pp., £11.95, October 1992, 0 8223 1265 4

Wendy Doniger

Diary: Crazy about Horses

Richard Eyre

The Long Distance Runner by Tony Richardson. Faber, 277 pp., £17.50, September 1993, 0 571 16852 3

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