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Vol. 20 No. 8 · 16 April 1998

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Benedict Anderson

From Miracle to Crash

Letters

Joseph Nuttgens, Arthur Schlesinger Jr, Martin Evans, K.W.C. Sinclair-Loutit, J. Elfenbein, W.W. Aylward, John Hannon, Haim Gaifman

Ross McKibbin

Whatever Happened to the Tories: The Conservatives since 1945 by Ian Gilmour and Mark Garnett. Fourth Estate, 448 pp., £25, October 1997, 1 85702 475 3

James Wood

The Life of Thomas More by Peter Ackroyd. Chatto, 435 pp., £20, March 1998, 1 85619 711 5

Terry Eagleton

Death, Desire and Loss in Western Culture by Jonathan Dollimore. Allen Lane, 380 pp., £25, April 1998, 0 7139 9125 9

Frank Kermode

The Selected Letters of Marianne Moore edited by Bonnie Costello and Celeste Goodridge et al. Faber, 597 pp., £30, April 1998, 0 571 19354 4

Joyce Carol Oates

The Collected Stories of Grace Paley  Virago, 398 pp., £12.99, January 1998, 1 86049 423 4

John Burnside

Poem: ‘Settlements’

William Fiennes

Joe Gould's Secret by Joseph Mitchell. Cape, 200 pp., £9.99, October 1997, 0 224 05107 5

Margaret Visser

Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World by Mark Kurlansky. Cape, 294 pp., £12.99, March 1998, 0 224 05104 0

Stephen Mills

Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature by Linda Lear. Allen Lane, 634 pp., £25, March 1998, 0 7139 9236 0

James Davidson

Olives: The Life and Lore of a Noble Fruit by Mort Rosenblum. Absolute, 320 pp., £14.95, November 1997, 1 899791 36 1

Helen Cooper

The Medieval Kitchen: Recipes from France and Italy by Odile Redon and Françoise Sabban, translated by Edward Schneider. Chicago, 324 pp., £25.95, September 1998, 0 226 70684 2

Stephen Wall

The Letters of Charles Dickens. Vol. IX: 1859-61 edited by Graham Storey. Oxford, 610 pp., £70, July 1997, 0 19 812293 4

Zachary Leader

Diary: Oscar Talk at the Huntington

John Sutherland

Sugar and Spice: A Black Lace Short Story Collection edited by Kerri Sharp. Black Lace, 292 pp., £7.99, October 1997, 0 352 33227 1
Ménage by Emma Holly. Black Lace, 261 pp., £5.99, January 1998, 9780352332318

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