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Vol. 18 No. 22 · 14 November 1996

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Vol. 18 No. 22 · 14 November 1996

Edward Luttwak

Central Bankism

Letters

David Craig, Jörg Rademacher, Alison Leonard, Christopher Price, David Hayes, James Owen, Elisa Segrave, Edward Said, Yitzhak Laor, J.P. Spencer, Philip Corrigan, Colin McGinn, Christopher Hawtree, Stanley Jones

Christopher Prendergast

Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett by James Knowlson. Bloomsbury, 872 pp., £25, September 1996, 0 7475 2719 9
Samuel Beckett: The Last Modernist by Anthony Cronin. HarperCollins, 645 pp., £25, October 1996, 9780246137692
The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett. Vol I: Waiting for Godot edited by Dougald McMillan and James Knowlson. Faber, 472 pp., £75, March 1994, 0 571 14543 4
The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett. Vol II: Endgame edited by S.E. Gontarski. Faber, 276 pp., £50, November 1992, 0 571 14544 2
The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett. Vol III: Krapp’s Last Tape edited by James Knowlson. Faber, 286 pp., £50, May 1992, 0 571 14563 9
Eleutheria by Samuel Beckett, translated by Barbara Wright. Faber, 170 pp., £6.99, September 1996, 9780571178261

Michael Wood

The Life and Work of Harold Pinter by Michael Billington. Faber, 414 pp., £20, November 1996, 0 571 17103 6

R.W. Johnson

Hugh Gaitskell by Brian Brivati. Cohen, 492 pp., £25, September 1996, 1 86066 073 8

Colin Kidd

The Correspondence of Adam Ferguson edited by Vincenzo Merolle. Pickering & Chatto, 257 pp., £135, October 1995, 1 85196 140 2

Patrice Higonnet

Benjamin Franklin and his Enemies by Robert Middlekauf. California, 276 pp., £19.95, March 1996, 0 520 20268 6

John Dupré

The Lives to Come: The Genetic Revolution and Human Possibilities by Philip Kitcher. Allen Lane, 381 pp., £20, April 1996, 0 7139 9129 1

Christopher Hitchens

Jacqueline Bouvier: An Intimate Memoir by John Davis. Wiley, 256 pp., £14.99, October 1996, 0 471 12945 3

Lorna Scott Fox

Lola Montez: A Life by Bruce Seymour. Yale, 468 pp., £20, May 1996, 0 300 06347 4

Dinah Birch

Letters of Emma and Florence Hardy edited by Michael Millgate. Oxford, 364 pp., £45, April 1996, 0 19 818609 6

Ruth Padel

Poem: ‘Scotch’

Frank Kermode

Reality and Dreams by Muriel Spark. Constable, 160 pp., £14.95, September 1996, 0 09 469670 5

John Sutherland

From Potter’s Field by Patricia Cornwell. Warner, 405 pp., £5.99, June 1996, 0 7515 1630 9
Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell. Little, Brown, 342 pp., £9.99, October 1996, 0 316 87885 5

Dick Leonard

Diary: Belgian Affairs

Paul Smith

Making Men: Rugby and Masculine Identity edited by John Nauright and Timothy Chandler. Cass, 260 pp., £35, April 1996, 0 7146 4637 7

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