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Vol. 17 No. 13 · 6 July 1995

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Peter Campbell

Nicholas Spice

Repeated Takes: A Short History of Recording and its Effects on Music by Michael Chanan. Verso, 204 pp., £39.95, May 1995, 1 85984 012 4
Elevator Music: A Surreal History of Muzak Easy Listening and other Moodsong by Joseph Lanza. Quartet, 280 pp., £10, January 1995, 0 7043 0226 8

Letters

Min Wild, Brian Harrison, Linda Holt, Luc Sante, James Wood, Michael Smith, Peter Martin, Bernard Knox, Warren Keith Wright, John Philip, F.D. Parsons

Peter Clarke

The Path to Power by Margaret Thatcher. HarperCollins, 656 pp., £24, June 1995, 0 00 255050 4

Mark Ford

Poem: ‘Looping the Loop’

John Gittings

Deng Xiaoping: My Father by Deng Mao Mao. Basic Books, 498 pp., £20, March 1995, 0 465 01625 1
Deng Xiaoping and the Making of Modern China by Richard Evans. Hamish Hamilton, 339 pp., £20, October 1993, 9780241130315
China After Deng Xiaoping by Willy Wo-lap Lam. Wiley, 516 pp., £24.95, March 1995, 0 471 13114 8
Burying Mao: Chinese Politics in the Age of Deng Xiaoping by Richard Baum. Princeton, 489 pp., £29.95, October 1994, 9780691036397
Deng Xiaoping: Chronicle of an Empire by Ruan Ming. Westview, 288 pp., £44.50, November 1994, 9780813319209

Jeremy Harding

A Death in Eritrea

Mary Beard

The Diary of a Breast by Elisa Segrave. Faber, 287 pp., £9.99, April 1995, 0 571 17446 9

Jenny Diski

Hippie Hippie Shake: The Dreams, the Trips, the Trials, the Love-ins, The Screw Ups … The Sixties by Richard Neville. Bloomsbury, 376 pp., £18.99, May 1995, 0 7475 1554 9

Frank Kermode

The Double Tongue by William Golding. Faber, 160 pp., £14.99, June 1995, 0 571 17526 0

John Bayley

Elizabeth Bowen and the Dissolution of the Novel by Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle. Macmillan, 208 pp., £35, December 1994, 0 333 60760 0

John Redmond

A Word from the Loki by Maurice Riordan. Faber, 64 pp., £6.99, January 1995, 0 571 17364 0
After the Deafening by Gerard Woodward. Chatto, 64 pp., £7.99, October 1994, 0 7011 6271 6
The Ice-Pilot Speaks by Pauline Stainer. Bloodaxe, 80 pp., £6.95, October 1994, 1 85224 298 1
The Angel of History by Carolyn Forché. Bloodaxe, 96 pp., £7.95, November 1994, 1 85224 307 4
The Neighbour by Michael Collier. Chicago, 74 pp., £15.95, January 1995, 0 226 11358 2
Jubilation by Charles Tomlinson. Oxford, 64 pp., £6.99, March 1995, 0 19 282451 1

Ian Sansom

Selected Poems by Carol Ann Duffy. Penguin, 151 pp., £5.99, August 1994, 0 14 058735 7

Nicholas Roe

Wordsworth’s Lost Satire

Donald Davie

Selected Poems by William Barnes, edited by Andrew Motion. Penguin, 171 pp., £6.99, May 1994, 0 14 042379 6
Selected Poems by William Barnes, read by Alan Chedzoy. Canto, £6.99

Gaby Wood

Katharine Hepburn by Barbara Leaming. Weidenfeld, 549 pp., £20, March 1995, 0 297 81319 6

Susie Boyt

A Match to the Heart: One Woman’s Story of Being Struck by Lightning by Gretel Ehrlich. Fourth Estate, 200 pp., £9.99, February 1995, 1 85702 293 9

Simon Kelner

Diary: Murdoch strikes again

Malise Ruthven

Islamic Britain: Religion, Politics and Identity among British Muslims by Philip Lewis. Tauris, 255 pp., £9.99, October 1994, 1 85043 861 7
TheFailure of Political Islam by Olivier Roy, translated by Carol Volk. Tauris, 238 pp., £14.95, October 1994, 1 85043 880 3

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