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Vol. 17 No. 8 · 20 April 1995

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Michael Hofmann

Heart’s Journey in Winter by James Buchan. Harvill, 201 pp., £14.99, April 1995, 9780002730099

Letters

Richard Noll, Sonu Shamdasani, Paul Bishop, David Maclagan, Joan Coleman, Roger Sandell, Adrian Bowyer, Bernard Crick, Christopher Small, Marina Warner

Charles Boyle

Two Poems

Keith Thomas

Theatres of Memory. Vol. I: Past and Present in Contemporary Culture by Raphael Samuel. Verso, 479 pp., £18.95, February 1995, 0 86091 209 4

John Gray

The Fading of the Greens: The Decline of Environmental Politics in the West by Anna Bramwell. Yale, 224 pp., £18.95, September 1994, 0 300 06040 8
The Chicago Gangster Theory of Life: Nature’s Debt to Society by Andrew Ross. Verso, 308 pp., £18.95, October 1994, 0 86091 429 1
Green Delusions: An Environmentalist Critique of Radical Environmentalism by Martin Lewis. Duke, 288 pp., $12.95, February 1994, 0 8223 1474 6

Jerry Fodor

Mind and World by John McDowell. Harvard, 191 pp., £19.95, October 1994, 0 674 57609 8

Geoffrey Galt Harpham

Subjective Agency: A Theory of First-Person Expressivity and its Social Implications by Charles Altieri. Blackwell, 306 pp., £40, August 1994, 1 55786 129 3

David Wootton

The Correspondence of Thomas Hobbes: Vols I-II edited by Thomas Hobbes and Noel Malcolm. Oxford, 592 pp., £60, September 1994, 0 19 824065 1

Mark Lilla

German Ideology: From France to Germany and Back by Louis Dumont. Chicago, 259 pp., £25.95, March 1995, 0 226 16952 9

Vicki Feaver

Poem: ‘The Red Cupboard’

Jeremy Harding

François Villon: Complete Poems edited by Barbara Sargent-Bauer. Toronto, 346 pp., £42, January 1995, 0 8020 2946 9
Basil Bunting: Complete Poems edited by Richard Caddel. Oxford, 226 pp., £10.99, September 1994, 0 19 282282 9

Colm Tóibín

Shelf Life: Essays, Memoirs and an Interview by Thom Gunn. Faber, 230 pp., £14.99, July 1994, 0 571 17196 6

Margaret Anne Doody

No Gifts from Chance: A Biography of Edith Wharton by Shari Benstock. Hamish Hamilton, 546 pp., £20, October 1994, 0 241 13298 3
Edith Wharton: An Extraordinary Life by Eleanor Dwight. Harry Adams, 335 pp., $39.95, May 1994, 0 8109 3971 1

Jenny Diski

Anaïs Nin by Deirdre Bair. Bloomsbury, 654 pp., £20, April 1995, 0 7475 2135 2
Conversations with Anaïs Nin edited by Wendy Dubow. Mississippi, 254 pp., $37.95, December 1994, 0 87805 719 6

Jane Campbell

The Death of Old Man Rice: A Story of Criminal Justice in America by Martin Friedland. New York, 423 pp., $29.95, October 1994, 0 8147 2627 5

Christopher Hitchens

Diary: On the Original Non-Event

Richard Horton

Soundings by Abraham Verghese. Phoenix, 347 pp., £18.99, May 1994, 1 897580 26 6

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