Contents


Life Studies

Jazz by Toni Morrison

Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination by Toni Morrison

Painting in the Dark

Magritte an exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, London, May 21–August 2;. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 9–November 22;. The Menil Collection, Houston, December 15, 1992–February 21, 1993;. The Art Institute, Chicago, March 16–May 30, 1993

Magritte: The Silence of the World by David Sylvester

Magritte catalog of the exhibition by Sarah Whitfield

René Magritte: Catalogue Raisonné; Vol I: Oil Paintings 1916–1930 by David Sylvester, by Sarah Whitfield, edited by David Sylvester

How Britain Made It

Britons: Forging the Nation 1707–1837 by Linda Colley

The London Hanged: Crime and Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century by Peter Linebaugh

The Confusion over Evolution

The Ant and the Peacock: Altruism and Sexual Selection from Darwin to Today by Helena Cronin

The Miner’s Canary by Niles Eldredge

On Methuselah’s Trail: Living Fossils and the Great Extinctions by Peter Douglas Ward

Contributors