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Vol. 16 No. 12 · 23 June 1994

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Richard Wollheim

Fifty Years On

Letters

Noble Frankland, J.M.C. Burton, Donald Davie, B.J. Whelan, Bruce King, Anne Ashworth, Martin Seymour-Smith, Liam Mac Cóil, Mark Hannam, Editor, ‘London Review’

Christopher Hitchens

A Rebel in Defence of Tradition: The Life and ‘Politics’ of Dwight Macdonald by Michael Wreszin. Basic Books, 590 pp., £17.99, April 1994, 0 465 01739 8

Alistair Elliot

Poem: ‘Facing South’

Anna Husarska

Crimean Wars

Daniel Dennett

The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language by Steven Pinker. Allen Lane, 493 pp., £20, April 1994, 0 7139 9099 6
Patterns in the Mind: Language and Human Nature by Ray Jackendoff. Harvester, 256 pp., £11.95, October 1993, 9780745009629

Peter Clarke

Thinking the Unthinkable: Think-Tanks and the Economic Counter-Revolution, 1931-83 by Richard Cockett. HarperCollins, 390 pp., £25, May 1994, 0 00 223672 9

Jonathan Parry

Joseph Chamberlain: Entrepreneur in Politics by Peter Marsh. Yale, 725 pp., £30, May 1994, 0 300 05801 2

Jeremy Harding

The Search for Africa: A History in the Making by Basil Davidson. Currey, 373 pp., £25, March 1994, 0 85255 719 1

Douglas Oliver

Poem: ‘A Salvo for Malawi’

John Bayley

Richard Hughes by Richard Perceval Graves. Deutsch, 491 pp., £20, May 1994, 0 233 98843 2

Iain Sinclair

Who is Stewart Home?

Mary Hawthorne

The Seduction of Morality by Tom Murphy. Little, Brown, 224 pp., £15.99, June 1994, 0 316 91059 7
A Goat’s Song by Dermot Healy. Harvill, 408 pp., £14.99, April 1994, 0 00 271049 8

Fintan O’Toole

Sean O’Faolain: A Life by Maurice Harmon. Constable, 326 pp., £16.95, May 1994, 0 09 470140 7
Vive Moi! An Autobiography by Sean O’Faolain. Sinclair-Stevenson, 377 pp., £20, November 1993, 1 85619 376 4

Jenny Diski

Diary: A Plot in Highgate Cemetery

Julia O’Faolain

Interview with Myself

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