Vol. 16 No. 21 · 10 November 1994

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Vol. 16 No. 21 · 10 November 1994

William Gass

The Arabian Nights: A Companion by Robert Irwin. Allen Lane, 344 pp., £20, January 1994, 0 7139 9105 4

Letters

Alan Sinfield, Fred Emery, Frank Kermode, Jill Paton Walsh, Ann Thwaite, Anna Freeman, Joseph Nuttgens, Bernard McCabe, Anthony Paul, Mark Wainwright

John Sturrock

A Void by Georges Perec, translated by Gilbert Adair. Harvill, 285 pp., £15.99, October 1994, 0 00 271119 2

Lavinia Greenlaw

Poem: ‘Invention’

W.G. Runciman

Some Afterthoughts on the Royal Commission on Criminal Justice in England and Wales

José Harris

Selected Writings. Vol. I: Crime and the Penal System 1 by Barbara Wootton, edited by Vera Seal and Philip Bean. Macmillan, 158 pp., £42.50, November 1992, 0 333 56676 9
Selected Writings. Vol. II: Crime and the Penal System 2 by Barbara Wootton, edited by Vera Seal and Philip Bean. Macmillan, 185 pp., £42.50, November 1992, 0 333 56677 7
Selected Writings. Vol. III: Social and Political Thought by Barbara Wootton, edited by Vera Seal and Philip Bean. Macmillan, 195 pp., £42.50, November 1992, 0 333 56678 5
Selected Writings. Vol. IV: Economic and Methodological Thought by Barbara Wootton, edited by Vera Seal and Philip Bean. Macmillan, 199 pp., £42.50, November 1992, 0 333 56679 3

Paul Foot

Hanson: A Biography by Alex Brummer and Roger Cowe. Fourth Estate, 336 pp., £20, September 1994, 1 85702 189 4

Keith Hopkins

The Formation of Hell by Alan Bernstein. UCL, 392 pp., £25, December 1993, 1 85728 225 6

Simon Schaffer

Science and the Secrets of Nature: Books of Secrets in Medieval and Early Modern Culture by William Eamon. Princeton, 490 pp., £38.50, July 1994, 0 691 03402 8
The Business of Alchemy: Science and Culture in the Holy Roman Empire by Pamela Smith. Princeton, 308 pp., £30, July 1994, 0 691 05691 9

Nicholas Penny

Wealth and the Demand for Art in Italy 1300-1600 by Richard Goldthwaite. Johns Hopkins, 266 pp., £25, July 1993, 0 8018 4612 9

Bernard Bailyn

Mobility and Migration: East Anglian Founders of New England, 1629-1640 by Roger Thompson. Massachusetts, 305 pp., £39.50, April 1994, 0 87023 893 0
Adapting to a New World: English Society in the 17th-century Chesapeake by James Horn. North Carolina, 461 pp., $65, September 1994, 0 8078 2137 3

John Sutherland

Assessment of the Quality of Education: Circular 3/93  Higher Education Funding Council for England, 17 pp., March 1993
1996 Research Assessment Exercise: Circular RAE96 1/94  Higher Education Funding Council for England, 23 pp., January 1994

Frank Kermode

Frieda Lawrence by Rosie Jackson. Pandora, 240 pp., £14.99, September 1994, 9780044409151
The Married Man: A Life of D.H. Lawrence by Brenda Maddox. Sinclair-Stevenson, 631 pp., £20, August 1994, 1 85619 243 1
Kangaroo by D.H. Lawrence, edited by Bruce Steele. Cambridge, 493 pp., £60, August 1994, 0 521 38455 9
Twilight in Italy and Other Essays by D.H. Lawrence, edited by Paul Eggert. Cambridge, 327 pp., £55, August 1994, 0 521 26888 5

Michael Wood

The Love of the Last Tycoon: A Western by F. Scott Fitzgerald, edited by Matthew Bruccoli. Cambridge, 352 pp., £30, June 1994, 9780521402316
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, edited by Matthew Bruccoli. Cambridge, 225 pp., £27.95, October 1991, 0 521 40230 1
Scott Fitzgerald: A Biography by Jeffrey Meyers. Macmillan, 400 pp., £17.50, June 1994, 0 333 59935 7

Mary Hawthorne

The Informers by Bret Easton Ellis. Picador, 226 pp., £9.99, October 1994, 0 330 32671 6

Sheila Fitzpatrick

Memoirs of Peasant Tolstoyans in Soviet Russia translated and edited by William Edgerton. Indiana, 308 pp., £25, September 1993, 0 253 31911 0

John Lloyd

Eternal Russia: Yeltsin, Gorbachev and the Mirage of Democracy by Jonathan Steele. Faber, 288 pp., £17.50, March 1994, 0 571 16368 8
Post-Communist Societies in Transition by John Gray. Social Market Foundation, 45 pp., £8, February 1994, 1 874097 30 5

John Bayley

Diary: Serious Novels

Jonathan Parry

The Gladstone Diaries, with Cabinet Minutes and Prime-Ministerial Correspondence. Vol. XII: 1887-1891 edited by H.C.G. Matthew. Oxford, 535 pp., £65, September 1994, 0 19 820463 9
The Gladstone Diaries, with Cabinet Minutes and Prime-Ministerial Correspondence. Vol. XIII: 1892-1896 edited by H.C.G. Matthew. Oxford, 486 pp., £65, September 1994, 0 19 820464 7
The Gladstone Diaries, with Cabinet Minutes and Prime-Ministerial Correspondence. Vol. XIV: Index edited by H.C.G. Matthew. Oxford, 862 pp., £65, September 1994, 0 19 820465 5

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