THIS MONTH’S PULPITis written by Claudia FitzHerbert, who may be writing a book about letters.
DAVIDPRYCE-JONES’s most recent book, Safe Houses, is published by Sinclair-Stevenson. He is Senior Editor of National Review.
CAROLEANGIERis a biographer of Jean Rhys and Primo Levi. The Double Bond: Primo Levi, A Biographyis available in paperback from Penguin.
RICHARDOVERY’s The Dictators: Hitler’s Germany, Stalin’s Russia was awarded the Wolfson Prize for History 2005 and is available in paperback from Penguin.
CHRISTOPHERDUGGANis the author of The Force of Destiny: A History of Italy Since 1796 (Allen Lane).
LEWIS WOLPERTis an Emeritus Professor at University College, London, and author of Malignant Sadness: The Anatomy of Depression.
PATRICIAFARAis the Senior Tutor of Clare College, Cambridge. Her next book is a global history of science from Babylon up to the present, which will be published next year by OUP.
JOHNGRIBBINis the author of Science: A History(Penguin) and is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Sussex.
ALLISTERHEATHis Editor of The Business and Associate Editor of The Spectator.
PATRICKO’CONNORhas transferred his affections from the Faubourg Saint Germain to the Quartier Saint Denis. His books include Toulouse-Lautrec: The Nightlife of Paris(Phaidon).
PETERWASHINGTONis General Editor of the Everyman’s Library.
BODY & SOUL
RICHARDOVERY Warsaw 1920: Lenin’s Failed Conquest of Europe Adam Zamoyski CHRISTOPHERDUGGAN Mussolini and the Rise of Fascism Donald Sassoon NIGELJONES TheHunt for Nazi Spies: Fighting Espionage in Vichy France Simon Kitson FREDERICKTAYLOR On the Other Side: Letters to my Children from Germany 1940–46 Mathilde Wolff-Möönckeberg JOHNADAMSON Earls of Paradise: England and the Dream of Perfection Adam Nicolson BLAIRWORDEN God’s Fury, England’s Fire: A New History of the English Civil Wars Michael Braddick BRIANYOUNG A History of Histories John Burrow
JONATHANKEATES Cyrano: The Life and Legend of Cyrano de Bergerac Ishbel Addyman PAULJOHNSON George Gissing: A Life Paul Delany JOHNGRIBBIN American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J Robert Oppenheimer Kai Bird & Martin J Sherwan SIMONHEFFER Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England Blair Worden Milton Anna Beer FRANCESWILSON Queen of the Wits: A Life of Laetitia Pilkington Norma Clarke ALLANMASSIE Poe: A Life Cut Short Peter Ackroyd
OLEGGORDIEVSKY The New Cold War: How the Kremlin Menaces Both Russia and the West Edward Lucas MRD FOOT The Wildest Province: SOE in the Land of the Eagle RoderickBailey SARAWHEELER Going As Far As I Can Duncan Fallowell PATRICKO’CONNOR Metrostop Paris Gregor Dallas
DAVIDPRYCE-JONES To the Castle and Back: A Memoir Vááclav Havel SAMLEITH Miracles of Life: An Autobiography JGBallard
MICHAELWATERHOUSE The Living End: The Future of Death, Aging and Immortality Guy Brown LEWIS WOLPERT The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia and Depression Darian Leader PAMELANORRIS Mad, Bad and Sad: A History of Women and the Mind Doctors from 1800 to the Present Lisa Appignanesi
LITERARY REVIEW February 2008
Editor: NANCYSLADEK Deputy Editor: TOMFLEMING Editor-at-Large: JEREMYLEWIS Assistant Editor: PHILIPWOMACK Contributing Editor: SEBASTIANSHAKESPEARE Advertising Manager: TERRYFINNEGAN Classified Advertising: DAVIDSTURGE Founding Editor: DRANNESMITH Founding Father: AUBERONWAUGH Cover illustration by Chris Riddell Issue no. 351