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Vol. 20 No. 12 · 18 June 1998

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Peter Campbell

David Bromwich

The Day-Star of Liberty: William Hazlitt’s Radical Style by Tom Paulin. Faber, 382 pp., £22.50, June 1998, 0 571 17421 3

Letters

Alan Bennett, Marian Sugden, Peter Womack, Christopher Hitchens, Peter Robb, Jenny Hinton, Mervyn Williams, Martin Beagles, Susan Ryley Hoyle, Keith Flett

Ian Hamilton

Guide to Literary Prizes, 1998 edited by Huw Molseed. Book Trust, 38 pp., £3.99, May 1998, 0 85353 475 6
The Cost of Letters: A Survey of Literary Living Standards edited by Andrew Holgate and Honor Wilson-Fletcher. W Magazine, 208 pp., £2, May 1998, 0 9527405 9 1

Lorna Sage

The Katherine Mansfield Notebooks: Vol I edited by Margaret Scott. Lincoln University Press, 310 pp., NZ $79.95, September 1997, 0 908896 48 4
The Katherine Mansfield Notebooks: Vol II edited by Margaret Scott. Lincoln University Press, 355 pp., NZ $79.95, September 1997, 0 908896 49 2

John Sturrock

Lake by Jean Echenoz, translated by Guido Waldman. Harvill, 122 pp., £8.99, June 1998, 1 86046 449 1
Un An by Jean Echenoz. Minuit, 111 pp., frs 65, September 1997, 2 7073 1587 7

Mary Beard

Hadrian: The Restless Emperor by Anthony Birley. Routledge, 424 pp., £40, October 1997, 9780415165440

Adam Phillips

The Poems of A.E. Housman edited by Archie Burnett. Oxford, 580 pp., £80, December 1997, 0 19 812322 1
The Invention of Love by Tom Stoppard. Faber, 106 pp., £6.99, October 1997, 0 571 19271 8

Penelope Fitzgerald

Father of the Bensons: The Life of Edward White Benson, Sometime Archbiship of Canterbury by Geoffrey Palmer and Noel Lloyd. Lennard, 226 pp., £16.99, May 1998, 1 85291 138 7

Eqbal Ahmad

The Terrorist Prince: Life and Death of Murtaza Bhutto by Raja Anwar, translated by Khalid Hasan. Verso, 254 pp., £16, January 1997, 1 85984 886 9
Memoirs of a Bystander: A Life in Diplomacy by Iqbal Akhund. Oxford, 500 pp., £15.99, June 1998, 0 19 577736 0
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Pakistan by Rafi Raza. Oxford, 420 pp., £15.95, April 1998, 0 19 577697 6

Benedict Anderson

Soaking in Luang Prabang

Edwin Morgan

Two Poems

James Davidson

Art, Desire and the Body in Ancient Greece by Andrew Stewart. Cambridge, 272 pp., £45, April 1997, 0 521 45064 0

Marina Warner

Ghosts in the Middle Ages: The Living and the Dead in Medieval Society by Jean-Claude Schmitt, translated by Theresa Lavender Fagan. Chicago, 290 pp., £26.50, May 1998, 0 226 73887 6

A.L. Kennedy

Cries Unheard by Gitta Sereny. Macmillan, 393 pp., £20, May 1998, 0 333 73524 2

John Mullan

The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the 18th Century by John Brewer. HarperCollins, 448 pp., £19.99, January 1997, 0 00 255537 9

Tom Paulin

Diary: The Belfast agreement

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