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Vol. 19 No. 4 · 20 February 1997

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Vol. 19 No. 4 · 20 February 1997

John Sturrock

Oeuvres complètes by Nathalie Sarraute, edited by Jean-Yves Tadié. Gallimard, 2128 pp., £52.05, October 1996, 2 07 011434 1

Letters

Peter Marin, Jeannette Taylor, Jim Milligan, Michael Moorcock, Norman Finkelstein, William Scammell, Martin Bernal, Robert Palter, John Burchell, William Klassen, Mack Schlefer

John Burnside

Poem: ‘Heimwhe’

Neal Ascherson

Europe: A History by Norman Davies. Oxford, 1365 pp., £25, October 1996, 0 19 820171 0

Stanley Cavell

Terrors and Experts by Adam Phillips. Faber, 128 pp., £6.99, February 1997, 0 571 17584 8

Michael Wood

Evita directed by Alan Parker.
The Making of ‘Evita’ by Alan Parker. Boxtree, 127 pp., £12.99, December 1996, 0 7522 2264 3
In My Own Words by Eva Perón, translated by Laura Dail. New Press, 120 pp., $8.95, November 1996, 1 56584 353 3
Santa Evita by Tomás Eloy Martínez, translated by Helen Lane. Doubleday, 371 pp., £15.99, January 1997, 0 385 40875 7

Jeremy Harding

With Chatwin: Portrait of a Writer by Susannah Clapp. Cape, 246 pp., £15.99, January 1997, 0 224 03258 5

Ronan Bennett

During Her Majesty’s Pleasure

Paul Foot

Sleaze: The Corruption of Parliament by David Leigh and Ed Vulliamy. Fourth Estate, 263 pp., £9.99, January 1997, 1 85702 694 2

Sukhdev Sandhu

Black England: Life before Emancipation by Gretchen Gerzina. Murray, 244 pp., £19.99, October 1995, 0 7195 5251 6
Reconstructing the Black Past: Blacks in Britain 1780-1830 by Norma Myers. Cass, 162 pp., £27.50, July 1996, 0 7146 4576 1

Sarah Maguire

Two Poems

Christopher Hitchens

Behind the Oval Office: Winning the Presidency in the Nineties by Dick Morris. Random House, 382 pp., $25.95, January 1997, 9780679457473

Eric Foner

Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution by Jack Rakove. Knopf, 439 pp., $35, April 1996, 0 394 57858 9

Fred Halliday

Vietnam 1945: The Quest for Power by David Marr. California, 602 pp., $50, October 1995, 0 520 07833 0

Zoë Heller

Leaving a Doll’s House: A Memoir by Claire Bloom. Virago, 288 pp., £16.99, October 1996, 1 86049 146 4

Donald Rayfield

Dear Writer, Dear Actress: The Love Letters of Anton Chekhov and Olga Knipper selected, translated and edited by Jean Benedetti. Methuen, 202 pp., £16.99, November 1996, 0 413 70580 3

David McDowall

Diary: In Diyarbakir

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