LRB Cover
Cover: Enrico Guidoni



  • John Bayley

    • The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin
  • Letters
    John Regan, R.W. Johnson, Jonathan Allison, Edna Longley, Edward Timms

  • Chauncey Loomis

    • Native Stones: A Book about Climbing by David Craig
  • Mary-Kay Wilmers

    • Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
    • The Russian Album by Michael Ignatieff
    • The Making of a Peacemonger: The Memoirs of George Ignatieff prepared in association with Sonja Sinclair
    • A Little of All These: An Estonian Childhood by Tania Alexander
  • Peter Porter
    Two Poems

  • E.P. Thompson

    • Fear, Myth and History: The Ranters and the Historians by J.C. Davis
  • David Craig
    Poem: ‘Apologia pro Poematis Meis’

  • Gareth Reeves
    Poem: ‘Making it’

  • Malise Ruthven

    • Cities on a Hill by Frances FitzGerald
  • Ann Dummett

    • Anti-Racism: An Assault on Education and Value edited by Frank Palmer
    • The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain by Ron Ramdin
  • Nicholas Spice

    • The Present Moment by Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye
    • Memory of Departure by Abdulrazak Gurnah
    • You can’t get lost in Cape Town by Zöe Wicomb
  • Heribert Adam

    • Black and Gold: Tycoons, Revolutionaries and Apartheid by Anthony Sampson
    • The Crisis in South Africa by John Saul and Stephen Gelb
  • Terence Ranger

    • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written By Herself by Harriet Jacobs, edited by Jean Fagan Yellin
    • The Spirit and the Drum: A Memoir of Africa by Edith Turner
    • Kaffir Boy: Growing out of Apartheid by Mark Mathabane
  • R.W. Johnson

    • The Age of Terrorism by Walter Laqueur
    • The Baader-Meinhof Group: The Inside Story of a Phenomenon by Stefan Aust, translated by Anthea Bell
  • Linda Colley

    • Richard Cobden: A Victorian Outsider by Wendy Hinde
    • Richard Cobden: Independent Radical by Nicholas Edsall
  • Ian Hamilton

  • David Norbrook

    • A History of Modern Poetry: Modernism and After by David Perkins
    • Collected Poems by Geoffrey Hill
    • The Poetry of Geoffrey Hill by Henry Hart
  • Jonathan Barnes

    • Philoponus and the Rejection of Aristotelian Science by Richard Sorabji