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Vol. 18 No. 24 · 12 December 1996

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Vol. 18 No. 24 · 12 December 1996

Martha Gellhorn

Memory

Letters

Tom Paulin, Edward Luttwak, Orlando Figes, Robert Crawford, Isaac Levi, David Smiley, Ian Flintoff, Glenn Wood, Keith Flett

Fredric Jameson

Histoire de ‘Tel Quel’, 1960-82 by Philippe Forest. Seuil, 656 pp., frs 180, October 1995, 2 02 017346 8
The Time of Theory: A History of ‘Tel Quel’ (1960-83) by Patrick ffrench. Oxford, 318 pp., £37.50, December 1995, 0 19 815897 1
The Making of an Avant Garde: ‘Tel Quel’ by Niilo Kauppi. Mouton de Gruyter, 516 pp., August 1994, 3 11 013952 9

Nicholas Penny

Grands Décors français 1650-1800 by Bruno Pons. Faton, 439 pp., £130, June 1995, 2 87844 023 4
The Rococo Interior by Katie Scott. Yale, 342 pp., £39.95, November 1995, 0 300 04582 4
Chardin by Marianne Roland Michel, translated by Eithne McCarthy. Thames and Hudson, 293 pp., £60, March 1996, 0 500 09259 1

Linda Melvern

The UN and Rwanda

R.W. Johnson

The Seed Is Mine: The Life of Kas Maine, a South African Sharecropper, 1849-1985 by Charles van Onselen. James Currey, 668 pp., £14.95, February 1996, 9780852557402

Martin Bernal

Not Out of Africa: How Afrocentrism Became an Excuse to Teach Myth as History by Mary Lefkowitz. Basic Books, 222 pp., $24, February 1996, 0 465 09837 1
Black Athena Revisited edited by Mary Lefkowitz and Guy MacLean Rogers. North Carolina, 544 pp., £14.75, September 1996, 0 8078 2246 9

Raymond Geuss

Poem: ‘Noli admirari’

Tom Shippey

Stonehenge: Neolithic Man and the Cosmas by John North. HarperCollins, 609 pp., £25, July 1996, 0 00 255773 8

E.S. Turner

British Military Spectacle: From the Napoleonic Wars through the Crimea by Scott Hughes Myerly. Harvard, 336 pp., £23.50, December 1996, 0 674 08249 4

Clarence Brown

Tangled Loyalties: The Life and Times of Ilya Ehrenburg by Joshua Rubenstein. Tauris, 482 pp., £19.50, July 1996, 1 85043 998 2

A.N. Wilson

Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G.K. Chesterton by Joseph Pearce. Hodder, 522 pp., £25, November 1996, 0 340 67132 7

Paul Foot

Full Disclosure by Andrew Neil. Macmillan, 481 pp., £20, October 1996, 0 333 64682 7

Stephen Fender

Bad Land: An American Romance by Jonathan Raban. Picador, 325 pp., £15.99, October 1996, 0 330 34621 0

Janette Turner Hospital

The Conversations at Curlow Creek by David Malouf. Chatto, 214 pp., £14.99, September 1996, 0 7011 6571 5

Lorna Sage

After Hannibal by Barry Unsworth. Hamish Hamilton, 242 pp., £16, September 1996, 0 241 13342 4

Andrew O’Hagan

Diary: How the Homing Pigeons Lost Their Way

Paul Seabright

Down with deflation!

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