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Vol. 15 No. 21 · 4 November 1993

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Vol. 15 No. 21 · 4 November 1993

Edmund White

To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life: A Novel by Hervé Guibert, translated by Linda Coverdale. Quartet, 246 pp., £12.95, November 1991, 9780704370005
The Man in the Red Hat by Hervé Guibert, translated by James Kirkup. Quartet, 111 pp., £12.95, May 1993, 0 7043 7046 8
The Compassion Protocol by Hervé Guibert, translated by James Kirkup. Quartet, 202 pp., £13.95, October 1993, 9780704370593

Letters

Victoria Richardson, Jonathan Harris, Colin Gardner, Robert Ostermann, Judith Barbour, Richard Rorty, Ian Jacobs, Leonard Ashley, Noble Frankland, Keith Flett, Michael Cotsell

John Bayley

Dr Johnson & Mr Savage by Richard Holmes. Hodder, 260 pp., £19.99, October 1993, 0 340 52974 1
Samuel Johnson by Pat Rogers. Oxford, 116 pp., £4.99, April 1993, 0 19 287593 0

Jon Silkin

Poem: ‘The Fathers’

Alastair Logan

A sewer runs through it

Paul Foot

Ambushed: My Story by Judith Ward. Vermilion, 177 pp., £9.99, September 1993, 0 09 177820 4

Perry Anderson

Merchants and Revolution: Commercial Change, Political Conflict and London’s Overseas Traders 1550-1653 by Robert Brenner. Cambridge, 734 pp., £40, March 1993, 0 521 37319 0
TheNature of the English Revolution by John Morrill. Longman, 466 pp., £32, June 1993, 0 582 08941 7

Blair Worden

Political Discourse in Early Modern Britain edited by Nicholas Phillipson and Quentin Skinner. Cambridge, 444 pp., £35, March 1993, 9780521392426

John Robertson

G.B. Vico: The Making of an Anti-Modern by Mark Lilla. Harvard, 225 pp., £29.95, April 1993, 0 674 33962 2
The Rehabilitation of Myth: Vico’s ‘New Science’ by Joseph Mali. Cambridge, 275 pp., £35, September 1992, 0 521 41952 2

Jonathan Bate

Forests: The shadow of Civilisation by Robert Pogue Harrison. Chicago, 288 pp., £19.95, May 1992, 0 226 31806 0

Jeremy Waldron

Beyond the New Right: Markets, Government and the Common Environment by John Gray. Routledge, 195 pp., £19.99, June 1993, 0 415 09297 3

Frank Kermode

Shear by Tim Parks. Heinemann, 214 pp., £13.99, August 1993, 0 434 57745 6

Stephen Wilson

Poem: ‘Restoration’

Nicholas Spice

The Green Knight by Iris Murdoch. Chatto, 472 pp., £15.99, September 1993, 0 7011 6030 6

Lorna Sage

Grandma at home

M.F. Burnyeat

Testimony: A Philosophical Study by C.A.J. Coady. Oxford, 315 pp., £40, April 1993, 0 19 824786 9

J.B. Trapp

Erasmus: His Life, Work and Influence by Cornelis Augustijn, translated by J.C. Grayson. Toronto, 239 pp., £16.25, February 1991, 0 8020 5864 7
Erasmus: A Critical Biography by Léon-E. Halkin, translated by John Tonkin. Blackwell, 360 pp., £45, December 1992, 0 631 16929 6
Erasmus, Man of Letters: The Construction of Charisma in Print by Lisa Jardine. Princeton, 278 pp., £19.95, June 1993, 0 691 05700 1

Anthony Grafton

A History of Cambridge University Press. Vol. I: Printing and the Book Trade in Cambridge, 1534-1698 by David McKitterick. Cambridge, 500 pp., £65, October 1992, 0 521 30801 1

Robert Crawford

Poem: ‘Conditions of Employment’

Christopher Kelly

Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity: Towards a Christian Empire by Peter Brown. Wisconsin, 192 pp., £36, December 1992, 0 299 13340 0

Mary Lefkowitz

In and Out of the Mind: Images of the Tragic Self by Ruth Padel. Princeton, 210 pp., £18, July 1992, 0 691 07379 1
The Age of Grace: Charis in Early Greek Poetry by Bonnie MacLachlan. Princeton, 192 pp., £21.50, August 1993, 0 691 06974 3

Stuart Sutherland

The Making of Memory: From Molecules to Mind by Steven Rose. Bantam, 355 pp., £6.99, October 1993, 0 553 40748 1

Ian Stewart

The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier by Bruce Sterling. Viking, 328 pp., £16.99, January 1993, 0 670 84900 6
The New Hacker’s Dictionary edited by Eric Raymond. MIT, 516 pp., £11.75, October 1992, 0 262 68079 3
Approaching Zero: Data Crime and the Computer Underworld by Bryan Clough and Paul Mungo. Faber, 256 pp., £4.99, March 1993, 0 571 16813 2

Julian Loose

Virtual Light by William Gibson. Viking, 336 pp., £14.99, September 1993, 0 670 84081 5
Terminal Identity: The Virtual Subject in Post-Modern Science Fiction by Scott Bukatman. Duke, 416 pp., £15.95, August 1993, 0 8223 1340 5

Christopher Hitchens

Diary: On Peregrine Worsthorne

Ronald Paulson

Painting for Money: The Visual Arts and the Public Sphere in 18th-Century England by David Solkin. Yale, 312 pp., £40, July 1993, 0 300 05741 5

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