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The New Statesman Archives
By Jeremy Treglown
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  • The New Statesman
    Total Archives: 16 Years, 636 Issues, 10,982 Articles, 25,128pp
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    1. [+]
      (Review)
      The History of the National Theatre, by John Elsom and Nicholas Tomalin
      1. The History of the National Theatre by John Elsom and Nicholas Tomalin
      The New Statesman
      , April 7, 1978, p. 468
    2. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Centres of Ritual, by Stuart Evans
      1. Centres of Ritual by Stuart Evans
      2. Palace Without Chairs by Brigid Brophy
      3. Unguarded Hours by A.N. Wilson
      The New Statesman
      , April 28, 1978, p. 566
    3. [+]
      (Review)
      Only Children, by Alison Lurie
      1. Only Children by Alison Lurie
      The New Statesman
      , April 20, 1979, p. 563
      1. Only Children by Alison Lurie
      The New Statesman
      , May 19, 1978, p. 681
    4. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      New Writing and Writers, No. 14,
      1. New Writing and Writers, No. 14
      2. The Three Daughters by Manfred Bieler
      3. Ladybird in a Loony-Bin by Ian Cochrane
      The New Statesman
      , January 27, 1978, p. 119
    5. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      White Book, by Pavel Kohout
      1. White Book by Pavel Kohout
      2. SS-GB by Len Deighton
      3. Jack and Jill by Helen Hodgman
      The New Statesman
      , August 25, 1978, p. 249
    6. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Season in Purgatory, by Thomas Keneally
      1. Season in Purgatory by Thomas Keneally
      2. 100 Scenes from Married Life~~One Hundred Scenes from Married Life by Giles Gordon
      3. Full Up by Molly Parkin
      4. The Yellow Meads of Asphodel by H.E. Bates
      The New Statesman
      , September 3, 1976, p. 313
    7. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      The Dark Lady, by Louis Auchincloss
      1. The Dark Lady by Louis Auchincloss
      2. Tornado Pratt by Paul Ableman
      3. Sunset at Blandings by P.G. Wodehouse and Richard Usborne
      4. Danny Hill by Francis King
      5. Venus Reveal'd by Celia Haddon
      The New Statesman
      , November 11, 1977, pp. 662-663
    8. [+]
      (Review)
      The Theatres of George Devine, by Irving Wardle
      1. The Theatres of George Devine by Irving Wardle
      The New Statesman
      , July 14, 1978, p. 57
    9. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Topology of a Phantom City, by Alain Robbe-Grillet
      1. Topology of a Phantom City by Alain Robbe-Grillet
      2. Enemies of the System by Brian W. Aldiss
      3. Autumn Manoeuvres by Melvyn Bragg
      The New Statesman
      , June 2, 1978, p. 747
    10. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      A Book of Contemporary Nightmares, by Giles Gordon
      1. A Book of Contemporary Nightmares by Giles Gordon
      2. Death of a Schoolboy by Hans Koning
      3. Turnstiles by Ursula Holden
      4. The Lake by Yasunari Kawabata
      The New Statesman
      , February 18, 1977, p. 227
    11. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Switchback, by Molly Parkin
      1. Switchback by Molly Parkin
      2. The Bad Sister by Emma Tennant
      3. A Heavy Feather by A.L. Barker
      The New Statesman
      , July 28, 1978, p. 127
    12. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      A Dream Journey, by James Hanley
      1. A Dream Journey by James Hanley
      2. An Exemplary Life by Siegfried Lenz
      3. The Sun Chemist by Lionel Davidson
      The New Statesman
      , November 12, 1976, pp. 684-685
    13. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Falconer, by John Cheever
      1. Falconer by John Cheever
      2. A Book of Common Prayer by Joan Didion
      3. Johnny, I Hardly Knew You by Edna O'Brien
      The New Statesman
      , July 15, 1977, p. 91
    14. [+]
      (Review)
      Daniel Martin, by John Fowles
      1. Daniel Martin by John Fowles
      The New Statesman
      , October 7, 1977, p. 482
    15. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      The Most of S. J. Perelman, by S.J. Perelman
      1. The Most of S. J. Perelman by S.J. Perelman
      2. Eastward Ha! by S.J. Perelman
      The New Statesman
      , May 26, 1978, p. 711
    16. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Sin Eater, by Alice Thomas Ellis
      1. The Sin Eater by Alice Thomas Ellis
      2. A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick
      3. Brothers of the Head by Brian W. Aldiss
      The New Statesman
      , December 16, 1977, p. 855
    17. Books & Arts 
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      (3 Reviews)
      Bertolt Brecht: Diaries, 1920-22, by John Willett and Bertolt Brecht
      1. Bertolt Brecht: Diaries, 1920-22 by John Willett and Bertolt Brecht
      2. Towards Utopia: A Study of Brecht by Keith A. Dickson
      3. Brecht: A Biography by Klaus Volker
      The New Statesman
      , March 16, 1979, p. 363
    18. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Consul's File, by Paul Theroux
      1. The Consul's File by Paul Theroux
      2. Asylum by Oliver Knox
      3. In a Dark Wood by Marina Warner
      The New Statesman
      , June 17, 1977, pp. 826-827
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      (4 Reviews)
      Kith, by P.H. Newby
      1. Kith by P.H. Newby
      2. Sombrero Fallout by Richard Brautigan
      3. The Painter of Signs by R.K. Narayan
      4. Nobody's Fault by Mervyn Jones
      The New Statesman
      , April 8, 1977, p. 471