LRB Cover
Cover: Roger Fenton



  • Frank Kermode

    • Letters of Marshall McLuhan edited by Matie Molinaro, Corinne McLuhan and William Toye
  • Letters
    Wolfgang Holdheim, Editor, ‘London Review’, A.J. Ayer, Raffat Khan, R.W. Johnson, Miz and Fizz Saral Waldorf, Editer, ‘London Review’

  • Linda Colley

    • Victorian Values and 20th-Century Condescension by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    • Peel and the Victorians by Donald Read
    • Suicide in Victorian and Edwardian England by Olive Anderson
  • Douglas Hurd’s Tamworth Manifesto

  • Edward Timms

    • The Temple by Stephen Spender
  • John Bayley

    • End of a Journey: An Autobiographical Journal 1979-1981 by Philip Toynbee
  • D.A.N. Jones

    • 1968: A Student Generation in Revolt by Ronald Fraser
    • Street Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties by Tariq Ali
    • Sixty-Eight: The Year of the Barricades by David Caute
    • Nineteen Sixty-Eight: A Personal Report by Hans Koning
  • John Dunn

    • Politics: A Work of Constructive Social Theory by Roberto Mangabeira Unger
    • The Critical Legal Studies Movement by Roberto Mangabeira Unger
    • W.A. Mozart: ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ by Tim Carter
  • Gavin Ewart
    Two Poems

  • Philip Roth talks to the Israeli writer Aharon Appelfeld

  • Don Coles
    Poem: ‘Jealousy’

  • Patrick Parrinder

    • Out of this World by Graham Swift
    • Three Farmers on their Way to a Dance by Richard Powers
    • The March Fence by Matthew Yorke
    • What is the matter with Mary Jane? by Daisy Waugh
  • Ben Whitaker

    • The Underground Empire: Where crime and governments embrace by James Mills
  • E.S. Turner

    • Living dangerously by Ranulph Fiennes
    • The Diaries of Lord Louis Mountbatten 1920-1922: Tours with the Prince of Wales edited by Philip Ziegler
    • Touch the Happy Isles: A Journey through the Caribbean by Quentin Crewe
  • Robert Service

    • Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World by Mikhail Gorbachev
    • The Birth of Stalinism: The USSR on the Eve of the ‘Second Revolution’ by Michal Reiman, translated by George Saunders
    • Stalin in October: The Man who Missed the Revolution by Robert Slusser
  • W.G. Runciman

  • Rosalind Mitchison

    • Scottish Lifestyle 300 Years Ago by Helen Kelsall and Keith Kelsall
    • Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class, 1780-1850 by Leonore Davidoff and Catherine Hall
    • A Lasting Relationship: Parents and Children over Three Centuries by Linda Pollock