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Vol. 16 No. 6 · 24 March 1994

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Adam Mars-Jones

The Fermata by Nicholson Baker. Chatto, 305 pp., £14.99, January 1994, 0 7011 5999 5

Letters

Nina Fishman, Ian Hacking, Gerald Moore, Michael Haslam, E. Annie Proulx, P.N. Furbank, Robert Ross, Alan Posener, James Jarrett, John Lennard, Michael Dobson

Christopher Prendergast

Baudelaire by Joanna Richardson. Murray, 602 pp., £30, March 1994, 0 7195 4813 6

Jeremy Harding

Cigarettes Are Sublime by Richard Klein. Duke, 210 pp., £19.95, February 1994, 0 8223 1401 0

James Lasdun

Two Poems

Bernard Knox

Franco: A Biography by Paul Preston. HarperCollins, 1002 pp., £25, October 1993, 0 00 215863 9

R.W. Johnson

Michael Foot by Mervyn Jones. Gollancz, 570 pp., £20, March 1994, 0 575 05197 3

Hugo Young

Europe: The Europe We Need by Leon Brittan. Hamish Hamilton, 248 pp., £17.99, March 1994, 0 241 00249 4

J.H. Elliott

Marsigli’s Europe 1680-1730 by John Stoye. Yale, 356 pp., £29.95, February 1994, 0 300 05542 0

P.N. Furbank

Letters from a Peruvian Woman by Françoisc de Graffigny, translated by David Kornacker. Modern Language Association, 174 pp., £5.95, January 1994, 9780873527781

John Bayley

Christina Rossetti: A Biography by Frances Thomas. Virago, 448 pp., £9.99, February 1994, 1 85381 681 7

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Poetics and Politics by Isobel Armstrong. Routledge, 545 pp., £35, October 1993, 0 415 03016 1
The Woman Reader: 1837-1914 by Kate Flint. Oxford, 366 pp., £25, October 1993, 0 19 811719 1

James Wood

Collected Poems 1953-1993 by John Updike. Hamish Hamilton, 387 pp., £20, October 1993, 0 241 00167 6
Dante’s Drum-Kit by Douglas Dunn. Faber, 145 pp., £6.99, November 1993, 0 571 17055 2
Old Men and Comets by D.J. Enright. Oxford, 64 pp., £6.99, November 1994, 0 19 283176 3
Plato’s Ladder by Stephen Romer. Oxford, 79 pp., £6.99, November 1992, 0 19 282986 6
The Country at My Shoulder by Moniza Alvi. Oxford, 56 pp., £6.99, September 1993, 0 19 283125 9
British Subjects by Fred D’Aguiar. Bloodaxe, 64 pp., £5.95, July 1993, 1 85224 248 5
Night Photograph by Lavinia Greenlaw. Faber, 54 pp., £5.99, October 1993, 0 571 16894 9
Nil Nil by Don Paterson. Faber, 53 pp., £5.99, April 1993, 0 571 16808 6
Out of Danger by James Fenton. Penguin, 103 pp., £7.50, December 1993, 0 14 058719 5

Jonathan Coe

Desperadoes by Joseph O’Connor. Flamingo, 426 pp., £14.99, March 1994, 0 00 224301 6
Resurrection Man by Eoin McNamee. Picador, 233 pp., £14.99, March 1994, 0 330 33274 0
Stir-Fry by Emma Donoghue. Hamish Hamilton, 232 pp., £9.99, January 1994, 0 241 13442 0

Lorna Scott Fox

A Trip to the Light Fantastic: Travels with a Mexican circus by Katie Hickman. HarperCollins, 301 pp., £16.99, October 1993, 0 00 215927 9

Stephen Smith

Diary: Italy’s Monsters

James Clifford

In an Antique Land by Amitav Ghosh. Granta, 400 pp., £6.99, February 1994, 0 14 014017 4

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