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Vol. 17 No. 20 · 19 October 1995

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Vol. 17 No. 20 · 19 October 1995

John Bayley

À la Pym: The Barbara Pym Cookery Book by Hilary Pym and Honor Wyatt. Prospect, 102 pp., £9.95, September 1995, 0 907325 61 0

Letters

Gerald Nicosia, Eva Tucker, Robin Holloway, Loraine Fletcher, Phil Edwards, K.A. Berg, Joan Anholt, James Fletcher, Sameera Hartsough, David Drew, Francis Macaulay, William Baker, Claude Rawson

John Sutherland

The Great NBA Disaster

Christopher Hitchens

Palimpsest: A Memoir by Gore Vidal. Deutsch, 432 pp., £17.99, October 1995, 0 233 98891 2

Michael Wood

Sabbath’s Theater by Philip Roth. Cape, 451 pp., £15.99, October 1995, 0 224 03814 1

Barbara Johnson

Post Scripts: The Writer’s Workshop by Vincent Kaufmann, translated by Deborah Treisman. Harvard, 199 pp., £31.95, June 1994, 0 674 69330 2
The Oxford Book of Letters edited by Frank Kermode and Anita Kermode. Oxford, 559 pp., £20, July 1995, 0 19 214188 0

Allen Curnow

Poem: ‘Pacific 1945-1995’

Susan Eilenberg

Boredom: The Literary History of a State of Mind by Patricia Meyer Spacks. Chicago, 290 pp., £19.99, January 1995, 0 226 76853 8

Jacqueline Rose

Christina Rossetti: A Literary Biography by Jan Marsh. Cape, 634 pp., £25, December 1994, 0 224 03585 1

Stephen Sedley

Overcoming Law by Richard Posner. Harvard, 597 pp., £29.95, March 1995, 0 674 64925 7

Peter Bradshaw

The Body Emblazoned: Dissection and the Human Body in Renaissance Culture by Jonathan Sawday. Routledge, 327 pp., £35, May 1995, 0 415 04444 8

James Davidson

Foucault’s Virginity: Ancient Erotic Fiction and the History of Sexuality by Simon Goldhill. Cambridge, 194 pp., £30, January 1995, 0 521 47372 1

Wendy Steiner

Gertrude Stein in Words and Pictures by Renate Stendhal. Thames and Hudson, 286 pp., £14.95, March 1995, 0 500 27832 6
‘Favoured Strangers’: Gertrude Stein and Her Family by Linda Wagner-Martin. Rutgers, 346 pp., $34.95, August 1995, 0 8135 2169 6

Tony Tanner

Bret Harte: Selected Stories and Sketches by David Wyatt. Oxford, 332 pp., £5.99, February 1995, 9780192823540

A. Craig Copetas

Early Innings: A Documentary History of Baseball, 1825-1908 edited by Dean A. Sullivan. Nebraska, 312 pp., £44.50, May 1995, 0 8032 4237 9

Mark Elvin

Green Imperialism: Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Edens and the Origins of Environmentalism, 1600-1860 by Richard Grove. Cambridge, 540 pp., £45, April 1995, 0 521 40385 5

Seamus Deane

Heathcliff and the Great Hunger: Studies in Irish Culture by Terry Eagleton. Verso, 355 pp., £18.95, May 1995, 1 85984 932 6

Amit Chaudhuri

Story: ‘The Man from Khurda District’

David Blackbourn

Reflections on a Life by Norbert Elias. Polity, 166 pp., £35, October 1994, 0 7456 1383 7
The Civilising Process by Norbert Elias. Blackwell, 558 pp., £50, March 1994, 0 631 19222 0

James Miller

Hannah Arendt/Martin Heidegger by Elzbieta Ettinger. Yale, 139 pp., £10.95, October 1995, 0 300 06407 1
Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Uncollected and Unpublished Works by Hannah Arendt, edited by Jerome Kohn. Harcourt Brace, 458 pp., $39.95, May 1994, 0 15 172817 8
Hannah Arendt: A Reinterpretation of Her Political Thought by Margaret Canovan. Cambridge, 298 pp., £12.95, September 1995, 0 521 47773 5
Between Friends: The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Mary McCarthy edited by Carol Brightman. Secker, 412 pp., £25, July 1995, 0 436 20251 4
Hannah Arendt/Karl Jaspers: Correspondence, 1926-1969 edited by Lotte Kohler and Hans Saner, translated by Robert and Rita Kimber. Harcourt Brace, 821 pp., $49.95, November 1992, 0 15 107887 4

Ritchie Robertson

Georg Büchner: The Shattered Whole by John Reddick. Oxford, 395 pp., £40, February 1995, 0 19 815812 2
Complete Plays, ‘Lenz’ and Other Writings by Georg Büchner, translated by John Reddick. Penguin, 306 pp., £6.99, September 1993, 0 14 044586 2

Jane Campbell

Moo by Jane Smiley. Flamingo, 414 pp., £15.99, May 1995, 9780002252355

Maurice Riordan

Poem: ‘The Lettuce’

Gaby Wood

The Blue Suit by Richard Rayner. Picador, 216 pp., £9.99, July 1995, 0 330 33821 8
The Liar’s Club by Mary Karr. Picador, 317 pp., £14.99, October 1995, 0 330 33597 9

Duncan Campbell

The Autobiography of a Thief by Bruce Reynolds. Bantam, 320 pp., £15.99, April 1995, 0 593 03779 0

Jenny Diski

Diary: Pearl’s Question

Peter Wollen

Sex and Suits by Anne Hollander. Knopf, 212 pp., $25, September 1994, 0 679 43096 2

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