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Vol. 16 No. 10 · 26 May 1994

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

John Bayley

D-Day: Those Who Were There by Juliet Gardiner. Collins and Brown, 192 pp., £16.99, April 1994, 1 85585 204 7
D-Day 1944: Voices from Normandy by Robin Neillands and Roderick De Normann. Orion, 320 pp., £5.99, April 1994, 1 85797 448 4
Battle Tactics of the Western Front: The British Army’s Art of Attack by Paddy Griffiths. Yale, 286 pp., £20, May 1994, 0 300 05910 8
The D-Day Encyclopedia edited by David Chandler and James Lawton Collins. Helicon, 665 pp., £35, January 1994, 0 09 178265 1
D-Day 1944 edited by Theodore Wilson. Kansas, 420 pp., £34.95, May 1994, 0 7006 0674 2
Decision in Normandy by Carlo D’Este. HarperCollins, 554 pp., £10.99, April 1994, 0 06 092495 0

Letters

Boris Ford, John McMurtry, Graham Martin, Harry Kemp, Charles Enquist, Susan Wheeler

Helen Vendler

The Oxford Companion to 20th-Century Poetry in English edited by Ian Hamilton. Oxford, 602 pp., £25, February 1994, 0 19 866147 9

Colm Tóibín

Profane Friendship by Harold Brodkey. Cape, 387 pp., £15.99, April 1994, 0 224 03775 7

Andrew O’Hagan

How late it was, how late by James Kelman. Secker, 374 pp., £14.99, March 1994, 0 436 23292 8

Penelope Fitzgerald

The Moment between the Past and the Future by Grigorij Baklanov, translated by Catherine Porter. Faber, 217 pp., £14.99, March 1994, 0 571 16444 7
The Soul of a Patriot by Evgeny Popov, translated by Robert Porter. Harvill, 194 pp., £8.99, April 1994, 0 00 271124 9

T.J. Binyon

Strolls with Pushkin by Abram Tertz, translated by Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy and Slava Yastremski. Yale, 175 pp., £17.95, February 1994, 0 300 05279 0

Geoffrey Hawthorn

The Endangered American Dream: How to Stop the United States from Becoming a Third World Country and Win the Geo-Economic Struggle for Industrial Supremacy by Edward Luttwak. Simon and Schuster, 365 pp., $24, October 1993, 0 671 86963 9
Japan’s Capitalism: Creative Defeat and Beyond by Shigeto Tsuru. Cambridge, 277 pp., £24.95, June 1993, 0 521 36058 7

Kit McMahon

The Death of Economics by Paul Ormerod. Faber, 230 pp., £14.99, March 1994, 0 571 17125 7

Michael Wood

The Conquest of Mexico by Hugh Thomas. Hutchinson, 832 pp., £25, October 1993, 0 671 70518 0
The Conquest of Mexico by Serge Gruzinski, translated by Eileen Corrigan. Polity, 336 pp., £45, July 1993, 0 7456 0873 6

Ed Regis

The Beat of a Different Drum: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman by Jagdish Mehra. Oxford, 630 pp., £25, March 1994, 0 19 853948 7

R.O. Gandy

Codebreakers: The Inside Story of Bletchley Park edited by F.H. Hinsley and Alan Stripp. Oxford, 321 pp., £17.95, August 1993, 0 19 820327 6

Alistair Elliot

Two Poems

Lawrence Hogben

Diary: The Most Important Weather Forecast in the History of the World

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

The Hunger Artists: Starving, Writing and Imprisonment by Maud Ellmann. Virago, 136 pp., £7.99, September 1993, 1 85381 675 2

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