Saturday 01 August 1992
Diderot: A Critical Biography by P N Furbank, Secker pounds 25. An authoritative portrait of the presiding Enlightenment genius. Review by Claude Rawson, 18 April.
Stalin's Nose by Rory Maclean, HarperCollins pounds 14.99. A powerful and touching account of travels in eastern Europe. Review by Jan Morris, 16 May.
Outerbridge Reach by Robert Stone, Deutsch pounds 14.99. A grand, adventurous novel about a man lost at sea. Interview by Scott Bradfield, 23 May.
Quartered Safe Out Here by George MacDonald Fraser, Harvill pounds 16. Strong and sprightly memoirs of wartime Burma. Review by Michael Fathers, 30 June.
Above the River by James Wright, Bloodaxe pounds 9.95. This acute collection is a fine memorial to the late American poet. Review by Lachlan Mackinnon, 11 July.
The Interior Castle by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy, Sinclair-Stevenson pounds 25. An astute biography of Gerald Brenan and his passion for Spain. Review by David Gilmour, 18 July.
The Last Magician by Janette Turner Hospital, Virago pounds 14.99. The dazzling and elliptical tale of buried secrets in Sydney. Review by Robert Winder, 17 July.
Wagner: Race and Revolution by Paul Lawrence Rose (Faber pounds 20). A scathing portrait of the anti-Semitic strain in the composer's life and work. Review by Tim Jackson, 25 July.
ReviewThese heroes in a half shell should have been left in hibernation
Sek, k'athjilari! (That’s “yes, definitely” to non-native speakers).TV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Indian footballer Peter Biaksangzuala dies after injuring spine doing somersault celebration
- 2 Jack the Ripper: Scientist who claims to have identified notorious killer has 'made serious DNA error'
- 3 Banksy arrest hoax: Internet duped by fake report claiming that the street artist's identity has been revealed
- 4 Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest
- 5 Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver allegedly kicks gay couple off for kissing
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage