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A selection of recent paperbacks

Fiction: The Stories of Edith Wharton, Volume I, selected by Anita Brookner, Simon & Schuster, £5.95

Stray by A.N. Wilson, Walker Books, £3.95 White Boy Running by Christopher Hope, Abacus, £3.99 Out of this World by Graham Swift, Penguin, £3.99 Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut, Paladin, £4.50 To the City by Gillian Tindall, Everyman, £3.95 Cassandra and Accident by Christa Wolf, Virago, £5.99 each The Gooseboy by A.L. Barker, Arena, £3.99 Mother's Girl by Elaine Feinstein, Arena, £3.99 Bevis by Richard Jeffries, OUP, £4.95 A Long Way to Go by Marigold Armitage, Robin Clark, £4.95 Non-fiction: The London Magazine 1961-1985 edited by Alan Ross, Paladin, £4.99 A Song of Love and Death: The Meaning of Opera by Peter Conrad, Hogarth, £6.95 A Distant Mirror by Barbara Tuchman, Papermac, £8.99 The pump House Gang by Tom Wolfe, Black Swan, £4.99 The Painted Word by Tom Wolfe, Black Swan, £3.50 The Chinese by David Bonavia, Penguin, £4.99 No Time to Wave Goodbye by Ben Wicks, Bloomsbury, £3.50 Thus Spake Bellavista by Luciano de Cres- cenzo, Picador, £3.99 Asquith and Baldwin by Roy Jenkins, Collins, £10.95 and £8.95 Son of Oscar Wilde by Vyvyan Holland, OUP, 14.95 East End 1888 by William Fishman, Duck- worth, 19.95 Goodbye Fleet Street by Robert Edwards, Coronet, £3.99 Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady and Southern Ladies and Gentlemen by Flor- ence King, Black Swan, £3.99 each Simon Rattle by Nicholas Kenyon, Faber, £7.99 The Shifting Point by Peter Brook, Methuen, £5.99 Style in History by Peter Gay, W.W. Norton, £7.95 Gerard Manley Hopkins by Paddy Kitchen, Carcanet, £6.95 A Life is Too Short by Nicholas Fairbairn, Fontana, £3.95 An Actor and His Time by John Gielgud, S & J, £9.99 Romantic Affinities by Rupert Christian- sen, Cardinal, £4.99 An Estonian Childhood by Tania Alexan- der, Heinemann, £6.95 Watching the Detectives by Andrew Brown, Coronet, £2.50 Olive Schreiner by Ruth First and Ann Scott, The Women's Press, £6.95 Anglo Saxon England by Sir Frank Sten- ton, OUP, £8.95 The Blindfold Horse by Shusha Guppy, Penguin, £4.50 Reads by Brigid Brophy, Cardinal, £3.99 The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen, Collins Harvill, £6.95 T.H.White by Sylvia Townsend Warner, OUP, £5.95 My Belief by Hermann Hesse, Paladin, £5.99 The Interpretation of Early Music by Robert Donington, Faber, £14.99 A Turbulent, Seditious and Factious People by Christopher Hill, OUP, £7.95 The Faber Book of Cricket edited by Michael Davie and Simon Davie, Faber, 14.99 Hitchcock and Selznick by Leonard J. Leff, W&N, £9.95 Hitler's Table-Talk introduced by Hugh Trevor-Roper, OUP, £6.95 An Open Book by John Huston, Columbus, £5.95 Gershwin by Edward Jablonski, Simon & Schuster, £9.95 Chronicle of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds by Jocelin of Brakelond, OUP, £4.95 The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, by Paul Kennedy, Fontana, £6.95 Reagan's America by Garry Wills, Heine- mann, 16.95 Vita Sackville West: The Illustrated Gar- den Book, edited by Robin Lane Fox, Mermaid, £9.99 The Hollywood History of the World by George MacDonald Fraser, Michael Joseph, £9.99

The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture by David Brion Davis, OUP, £7.95