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Vol. 17 No. 7 · 6 April 1995

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Peter Campbell

Tom Lubbock

Shark-Infested Waters: The Saatchi Collection of British Art in the Nineties by Sarah Kent. Zwemmer, 270 pp., £19.95, November 1994, 0 302 00648 6
The Reviews that Caused the Rumpus, and Other Pieces by Brian Sewell. Bloomsbury, 365 pp., £12.99, November 1994, 0 7475 1872 6

Letters

Bu Wilson, Michael Straight, Christopher Hitchens, John Bayley, Bryan Robertson, Patrick Parrinder, Edna Longley, Trevor Turner; Michael Neve, Terry Castle, Keith Flett

Peter Campbell

Don’t Leave Me This Way: Art in the Age of Aids compiled by Ted Gott. Thames and Hudson, 246 pp., £12.95, March 1995, 0 642 13030 2
The End of Innocence: Britain in the Time of Aids by Simon Garfield. Faber, 406 pp., £17.50, November 1994, 0 571 15353 4

Marina Warner

Love’s Work by Gillian Rose. Chatto, 135 pp., £9.99, March 1995, 0 7011 6304 6

Susan Eilenberg

The Brontës by Juliet Barker. Weidenfeld, 1003 pp., £25, November 1994, 0 297 81290 4

Frank Cioffi

When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals by Jeffrey Masson and Susan McCarthy. Cape, 268 pp., £14.99, September 1994, 0 224 03554 1
The Hidden Life of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas. Weidenfeld, 148 pp., £12.50, May 1994, 0 297 81461 3
The Tribe of Tiger by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas. Weidenfeld, 240 pp., £12.99, October 1994, 0 297 81508 3

Simon Schaffer

Sir Hans Sloane: Collector, Scientist, Antiquary, Founding Father of the British Museum edited by Arthur MacGregor. British Museum, 308 pp., £50, November 1994, 0 7141 2085 5

Bill Manhire

Poem: ‘Colloquial Europe’

Nicholas Penny

The Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice by Peter Humfrey. Yale, 382 pp., £19.95, May 1995, 0 300 05358 4
Italian Altarpieces 1250-1550: Function and Design edited by Eve Borsook and Fiorella Superbi Gioffredi. Oxford, 296 pp., £45, September 1994, 0 19 817223 0

Svetlana Alpers

Hans Memling: The Complete Works by Dirk de Vos. Thames and Hudson, 431 pp., £95, October 1994, 0 500 23698 4

Chris Miele

‘Greek’ Thomson edited by Gavin Stamp and Sam McKinstry. Edinburgh, 249 pp., £35, September 1994, 0 7486 0480 4

Paul Foot

The Davies Report: The ‘Great Battle’ in Swansea by Michael Davies. Thoemmes, 139 pp., £3.99, October 1994, 1 85506 366 2

E.S. Turner

Zipper: An Exploration in Novelty by Robert Friedel. Norton, 288 pp., £16.95, February 1995, 0 393 03599 9

Michael Wood

TheWild Party by Joseph Moncure March, with drawings by Art Spiegelman . Picador, 112 pp., £9.99, November 1994, 0 330 33656 8

Mary Hawthorne

Shelter by Jayne Anne Phillips. Faber, 300 pp., £14.99, January 1995, 9780571144907

Zachary Leader

In Pharaoh’s Army: Memories of a Lost War by Tobias Wolff. Bloomsbury, 210 pp., £12.99, November 1994, 0 7475 1919 6
Tallien: A Brief Romance by Frederic Tuten. Marion Boyars, 152 pp., £9.95, November 1994, 0 7145 2990 7
Roommates: My Grandfather’s Story by Max Apple. Little, Brown, 241 pp., £12.99, November 1994, 0 316 91241 7

Lorna Scott Fox

Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican Father by Richard Rodriguez. Penguin, 230 pp., £6.99, November 1994, 0 14 009622 1

Peter Wollen

Virginia Woolf by James King. Hamish Hamilton, 699 pp., £25, September 1994, 0 241 13063 8

Ronan Bennett

Diary: Being Irish in New York

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