Vol. 19 No. 19 · 2 October 1997

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Vol. 19 No. 19 · 2 October 1997

Ross McKibbin

Mass-Observation in the Mall

Letters

Anthony Grey, Peter Unger, Edward Said, Gerard Duveen, Malcolm Povey

Iain Sinclair

Mandelson’s Pleasure Dome

Andrew Saint

Corbusier’s Formative Years by H. Allen Brooks. Chicago, 506 pp., £51.95, June 1997, 0 226 07579 6

Alan Ryan

The Solitary Self: Jean-Jacques Rousseau in Exile and Adversity by Maurice Cranston. Allen Lane, 247 pp., £25, March 1997, 0 7139 9166 6

Michael Gilsenan

Master and Disciple: The Cultural Foundations of Moroccan Authoritarianism by Abdellah Hammoudi. Chicago, 195 pp., £30.50, September 1997, 0 226 31527 4

Charles Simic

Three Poems

José Harris

Pluralism and the Personality of the State by David Runciman. Cambridge, 279 pp., £35, June 1997, 0 521 55191 9

Jonathan Parry

Lord Melbourne 1779-1848 by L.G. Mitchell. Oxford, 349 pp., £25, May 1997, 0 19 820592 9

Colm Tóibín

Roger Casement’s Diaries. 1910: The Black and the White edited by Roger Sawyer. Pimlico, 288 pp., £10, October 1997, 9780712673754
The Amazon Journal of Roger Casement edited by Angus Mitchell. Anaconda, 534 pp., £40, October 1997, 9781901990010

John Bayley

Playing the Game: A Biography of Sir Henry Newbolt by Susan Chitty. Quartet, 288 pp., £25, July 1997, 0 7043 7107 3

Ian Hamilton

Cyril Connolly: A Life by Jeremy Lewis. Cape, 653 pp., £25, May 1997, 0 224 03710 2

Tobias Jones

Grace Notes by Bernard Mac Laverty. Cape, 277 pp., £14.99, July 1997, 9780224044295

Elaine Showalter

Impossible Saints by Michèle Roberts. Little, Brown, 308 pp., £14.99, May 1997, 0 316 63957 5

Dinah Birch

Elizabeth Gaskell: The Early Years by John Chapple. Manchester, 492 pp., £25, May 1997, 0 7190 2550 8

Christopher Middleton

Poem: ‘Dead Button: China Command Aircrew’

Philip Kitcher

This is Biology by Ernst Mayr. Harvard, 340 pp., £19.95, April 1997, 9780674884687

Richard Fortey

Volcanoes: Crucibles of Change by Richard Fisher, Grant Heiken and Jeffrey Hulen. Princeton, 344 pp., £25, July 1997, 9780691012131

Sandy Steele

Diary: Topless in Hong Kong

Andrew Sugden

Snakes: The Evolution of Mystery in Nature by Harry Greene. California, 351 pp., $45, August 1997, 0 520 20014 4

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