Reviews written by NMM
 
Entries are listed in date order of publication of the review, with the first 2 digits of the item
code being the last two digits of the year of publication (e.g. G56.. indicates 1956)
The "Index of all Titles" includes alphabetically the titles and authors
of books reviewed, as well as the title of the review column.
 
up to 1929      1930-39     1940-49     1950-59     1960-69     1970-79     1980 & after    
 
G1100 "Lecture on Cave Men" (as by "Naomi Haldane") (review)
  Review of - A Lecture on 3 Mar 1911 - by a Mr Marett
 
  VW* Apr 1911 pp 1188-1189 of "The Draconian"
 
G2500 "Modern Love" (review)
  Review of - Noah's Ark - by A Williams-Ellis
 
  OL 11 Jun 1925 pp 45 of "The Spectator" (#5063)
 
G2510 "The Troy Story" (review)
  Review of - Helen - by Edward Lucas White
 
  TW 20 Jun 1925 pp 835 of "The Saturday Review of Literature (New York)" (v1.#47)
 
G2800 "Some Children's Books" (review)
  Review of - Dr Doolittle's Garden - by Hugh Lofting
Gayneck - by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
The Larger Beasts - by Eric Fitch Daglish
The Smaller Beasts - by Eric Fitch Daglish
The Dutch Twins - by Lucy Fitch Perkins
Katawumpus - by Edward Abbott Parry
The Little Blue Man - by Guiseppe Fanciulli
The Treasure Cave -edited by Lady Cynthia Asquith
 
  BL 19 Oct 1928 pp 980-982 of "Time and Tide" (v9.#42)
 
G2810 "What Do Children Want ?" (review)
  Review of - An Alphabet of Magic - by Eleanor Farjeon
Joan and Me - by Barbara Bryan
At the Top of the Hill - by Grace O'Brian
The New Anchor Rhyme Book No 1
The Toy Box Nos 1-4
Soldier Boy - by Felicite Lefevre & Tony Sarg
Sea Magic - by Cyril Beaumont
Green Magic - by Romer Wilson
Kaleidoscope - by Eleanor Farjeon
The Golden Age - by Kenneth Grahame
 
  BL 7 Dec 1928 pp 1194 of "Time and Tide" (v9.#49)
 
G2820 Review of Mary Queen of Scots (review)
  Review of - Mary Queen of Scots - by Margarette Kurlbaum-Siebert
 
  VW Win 1928 pp 19-20 of "Now and Then" (#30)
 
G2900 "The Elephant and His Loves" (review of 5 French novels)
  Review of - Le Dieu de Corps - by Jules Romains
Molinoff Indre-et-Loire - by Maurice Bedel
Magie Noire - by Paul Morand
J'Adore - by Jean Desbordes
Mon Premier Testament - by Julien Benda
 
  TT 15 Mar1929 pp198-299 of "Time and Tide" (v10.#11)
 
up to 1929      1930-39     1940-49     1950-59     1960-69     1970-79     1980 & after    
 
G3000 "The Book and the Revolution" (review)
  Review of - The Ascent of Humanity - by Gerald Heard
 
  -- Jan-Apr '30 pp 79-80 of "Time and Tide" (v11.#??)
 
G3015 "What We Ought To Have Known" (review)
  Review of - The Sex Factor In Marriage - by Helena Wright
 
  VW 14 Jun 1930 pp 351 of "The Nation & Athanaeum" (v47.#11)
 
G3020 "Two Prophets" (review)
  Review of - Civilization and Its Discontents - by Sigmund Freud
Apropos of Lady Chatterly's Lover - by D H Lawrence
 
  -- 27 Jun 1930 pp 963-964 of "Time and Tide" (v11.#26)
 
G3025 "Anna and the Apes" (review)
  Review of - The Apes of God - by Wyndham Lewis
 
  -- 27 Jun 1930 pp 835-836 of "Time and Tide" (v11.#26)
*** check - one source gives pp 933 on 19 Jul 1930 (v11.#29) ***
 
G3040 "The New Generation" (review)
  Review of - Poems - by W H Auden
 
  NS 25 Oct 1930 pp 592 & 594 of "The Week-end Review" (v2.#33)
 
  OL 1983 pp 81-82 of W H Auden: The Critical Heritage (ed. John Haffenden) pub. ENGLAND, London; Routledge and Kegan Paul - HB - 535pp
 
G3050 "End and Beginning of Lawrence" (review)
  Review of - The Virgin and the Gypsy - by D H Lawrence
D H Lawrence - by Rebecca West
 
  -- 1 Nov 1930 pp 1375-1376 of "Time and Tide" (v11.#44)
 
G3100 "This Joyful Spring-Tide" (review)
  Review of - The Man Who Died - by D H Lawrence
 
  VW 28 Mar 1931 pp 388 of "Time and Tide" (v12.#13)
 
G3110 "Good News" (review)
  Review of - The Social Substance of Religion - by Gerald Heard
 
  -- 25 Jul 1931 pp 894 of "Time and Tide" (v12.#30)
 
G3130 "An Omnibus Review" (review)
  Review of - The Greeks - by Rosalind Murray
The Story of Civilisation - by C E M Joad
The Paintbox - by Martin Armstrong
The Life of Birds - by T A Coward
Note: These are the first four books in the "How and Why" Series
 
  NS 10 Oct 1931 pp 445 of "The Week-end Review" (v4.#83)
 
G3135 "Magic For All" (review)
  Review of - The Spider's Palace - by Richard Hughes
Green Outside - by Elizabeth Godley
Remember Mrs. Munch - by Gerald Bullett
 
  NS 17 Oct 1931 pp 488 & 490 of "The Week-end Review" (v4.#84)
 
G3150 "Man Seen Afresh" (review)
  Review of - The Emergence of Man - by Gerald Heard
 
  -- 14 Nov 1931 pp 1314 of "Time and Tide" (v12.#??)
 
G3200 "A Modern Fanatic" (review)
  Review of - My Fight For Birth Control - by Margaret Sanger
 
  NS 23 Jan 1932 pp 109 of "The Week-end Review" (v5.#98)
 
G3210 Review of "Parents' Problems" (review)
  Review of - Parent's Problems - by the Hon. Mrs. St.Aubyn
 
  OL Jan 1932 pp 366 of "The Eugenics Review" (v23.#4)
 
G3220 "Sentiment is Bunk" (review)
  Review of - Nine Women - by Halina Sokolnikova
 
  NS 19 Mar 1932 pp 372 & 374 of "The Week-end Review" (v5.#106)
 
G3230 "Because We Are Fools" (review)
  Review of - Apocalypse - by D H Lawrence
 
  -- 30 Apr 1932 pp ????? of "Time and Tide" (v13.#18)
 
G3240 "Hard Beauty" (review)
  Review of - The Orators - by W H Auden
 
  NS 28 May 1932 pp 677-678 of "The Week-end Review" (v5.#116)
 
G3250 "New Fiction" 22 Oct 1932 (review)
  Review of - They Were Defeated - by Rose MacAulay
Young Woman of 1914 - by Arnold Zweig
Queer Street - by Edward Shanks
The House Under the Water - by Francis Brett Young
 
  VW 22 Oct 1932 pp 1156 & 1158 of "Time and Tide" (v13.#43 - Autumn Book Supplement)
 
G3260 "Babies First" (review)
  Review of - Approx 35 Children's Books
 
  NS 5 Nov 1932 pp 556 & 559-560 of "The Week-end Review" (v6.#139)
 
G3270 "Hows and Whys" (review)
  Review of - Magic and Mind - by E J D Radclyffe
English Prose - by John Brophy
The Adventure of Poetry - by Frank Kendon
 
  NS 12 Nov 1932 pp 586 of "The Week-end Review" (v6.#140)
 
G3280 "New Fiction" 26 Nov 1932 (review)
  Review of - No Epitaph - by Raymond Postgate<
The Little Golden Calf - by Ilya Ilf and Eugene Petrov
Orient Air Express - by Paul Morand
The Examination - by Friedrich Torberg
 
  VW 26 Nov 1932 pp 1326 & 1328 of "Time and Tide" (v13.#48 - Christmas Book Supplement)
 
G3300 "Lady into Wife" (review)
  Review of - Pocahontas, Or the Nonpareil of Virginia - by David Garnett
 
  NS 7 Jan 1933 pp 18 of "The Week-end Review" (v7.#148)
 
G3320 "Picture Books" (review)
  Review of - Black On White - by M Ilin
What Time Is It ? - by M Ilin
A Picture Book of Evolution - by C M Beadnell
 
  NS 14 Jan 1933 pp 48 of "The Week-end Review" (v7.#149)
 
G3325 "New Fiction" 31 Jan 1933 (review)
  Review of - The Martyr - by Liam O'Flaherty
Try the Sky - by Francis Stuart
Sympathy and Other Stories - by Peter Quennell
 
  VW 21 Jan 1933 pp 60 of "Time and Tide" (v14.#3)
 
G3330 "School Stories" (review)
  Review of - The School In English and German Literature - by W R Hicks
 
  NS 22 Apr 1933 pp 460 of "The Week-end Review" (v7.#163)
 
G3340 "Abelard and Heloise" (review)
  Review of - Peter Abelard - by Helen Waddell
 
  VW 27 May 1933 pp 645-6 of "Time and Tide" (v14.#21)
 
G3350 "This is What Happened" (review)
  Review of - Testament of Youth - by Vera Brittain
see also a review of a BBC adaptation of this book (G7940)
 
  NS 26 Aug 1933 pp 212 of "The Week-end Review" (v8.#181)
 
G3360 "Facts and Fantasies" (review)
  Review of - The Book of Air and Water Wonders - by Ellison Hawks
The Children's Story-Book of Bees - by Gareth H Browning
Pollycon - by E F Stucley
Bibi - by Karin Michaelis
The Oxford Nursery Song Book - by P C Buck
The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm - by Norman Hunter
The Gypsy and the Bear - by Borski and Miller
Tirra Lirra - by Laura E Richards
The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book - by Arthur Rackham
 
  NS 9 Dec 1933 pp 623 of "The Week-end Review" (v8.#196)
 
G3400 "A Mixed Bag" (review)
  Review of - Blackie's Annual
The Youngest Omnibus
Zoo Calendar - by L R Brightwell
Widdy-Waddy-Wurkey - by Rose Fyleman and Valerie Carrick
The Enchanted Blanket - by Compton Mackenzie
Comrades For the Charter - by Geoffrey Trease
 
  VW 8 Dec 1934 pp 1602 of "Time and Tide" (v15.#49)
 
G3410 "The Reluctant Feminist" (review)
  Review of - Women and a Changing Civilisation - by Winifred Holtby
 
  -- Dec 1934 pp 93-94 of "The Left Review" (v1.#3)
 
G3500 "The First Book I Remember Reading" (review)
  Review of - Biography of A Grizzly - by Thomas Seton
Alice In Wonderland - by Lewis Carroll
The Little Duke - by Charlotte Yonge
Five Children and It - by E Nesbit
Saga of King Olaf - by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
 
  VW* 7 Dec 1935 pp ?? of "John O'London's Weekly" (#869)
 
G3700 "News from South Seas" (review)
  Review of - Savage Civilisation - by Tom Harrisson
 
  TR 22 Jan 1937 pp 12 of "Tribune"
 
G3710 "Children's Books That are Different" (review)
  Review of - Adventures of the Little Pig - by F le Gros & Ida Clark
The Enchanted Fishes - by F le Gros & Ida Clark
 
  BL Jan-Feb 1937 pp 13 of "Woman Today" (v61.#1569)
 
G3720 "Nice Mr Priestley" (review)
  Review of - Midnight on the Desert - by J B Priestley
 
  TR 26 Feb 1937 pp 12 of "Tribune"
 
G3730 "Those Queer Greeks" (review)
  Review of - Euripedes' Ion - by H.D. (= Hilda Doolittle)
and possibly other titles.
 
  OL 10 Apr 1937 pp 468 of "Time and Tide" (v17.#15)
 
G3740 "Bouncing Like Blake" (review)
  Review of - A Good Time Was Had by All - by Stevie Smith
 
  VW Win 1937 pp 27-28 of "Now and Then" (#58)
 
G3800 "What-I-Always-Thought" (review)
  Review of - Marriage Past and Present - by Margaret Cole
 
  VW 14 May 1938 pp 685-686 of "Time and Tide" (v19.#20)
 
G3810 "Dame Property and the Kirk" (review)
  Review of - Sir David Lyndsay - by W Murison
 
  VW 25 Jun 1938 pp 898-899 of "Time and Tide" (v19.#26)
 
G3900 "Marxist Rome" (review)
  Review of - The Gladiators - by Arthur Koestler
 
  NS 18 Mar 1939 pp 436 of "The New Statesman & Nation" (v17.#421)
 
G3910 "From One Epoch to Another" (review)
  Review of - The Cambridge Ancient History. Vol XII.
The Imperial Crisis and Recovery
 
  VW 27 May 1939 pp 828 & 830 of "The New Statesman & Nation" (v17.#431)
 
G3920 "Red Writers" (review)
  Review of - The Left Heresy In Literature and Life - by Harry Kemp, Laura Riding and Others.
 
  VW Jun 1939 pp 85-86 of "Fact" (#27)
 
G3930 "A New Poet" (review)
  Review of - Amber Innocent - by Joan Adeney Easdale
 
  VW 18 Nov 1939 pp 732 of "The New Statesman & Nation" (v18.#456)
 
G3940 "What We Like" (review)
  Review of - Nobody's Boy - by Hector Malet
Nobody's Girl - by Hector Malet
Mimff - by H J Keasar
Big Business Billy - by Janusz Korczak
Child of China - by Maria Gleit
Honey of the Nile - by Erick Berry
The French Twins - by Lucy Fitch Perkins
Saranga the Pigmy - by Attilio Gatti
 
  VW 2 Dec 1939 pp vii of "Time and Tide" (v20.#48 - Special Children's Christmas Supplement)
 
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G4000 "Strange Children" (review)
  Review of - Evacuation Survey ed. by Richard Padley & Margaret Cole
Borrowed Children - by Mrs. St Loe Strachey
 
  TR 2 Aug 1940 pp 19 of "Tribune"
 
G4010 "The Green Hills" (review)
  Review of - The Green Hills Far Away - by James Barke
 
  TR 4 Oct 1940 pp 18 of "Tribune"
 
G4020 "Billy-Go-Blink and Mr Belloc" (review)
  Review of - Cautionary Verses - by Hilaire Belloc
 
  TR 29 Nov 1940 pp 22 of "Tribune"
 
G4040 "Socialist Mexico" (review)
  Review of - Mexico - A New Spain with Old Friends - by |J B Trend
 
  TR 6 Dec 1940 pp 11 of "Tribune"
 
G4050 "The Good Liberal" (review)
  Review of - As I Remember Hum - by Zinsser
 
  TR 13 Dec 1940 pp 15 of "Tribune"
 
G4100 "Streamlined Book Notices For You" (review)
NMM was one of several reviewers published under this general heading
  Review of - The Social Relations of Science - by J G Crowther
 
  TR 13 Jun 1941 pp 16&17 of "Tribune"
 
G4110 "Life and Letters" (review)
NMM was one of several reviewers published under this general heading
  Review of - Happy Marriage - by Dr Norman Himes
 
  TR 14 Nov 1941 pp 14 of "Tribune"
 
G4200 "An Ego in the Highlands" (review)
  Review of - Sassenach Stray - by Ross Nichols
 
  TR 21 Aug 1942 pp 14 of "Tribune"
 
G4920 " 'Wild Poets Chasing Stars': A Bard Who Picks Up the Song of the Future"" (review)
  Review of - Elegies for the Dead in Cyrenaica - by Hamish Henderson
 
  OL 8 Jan 1949 pp ?? of "Forward" newspaper
 
up to 1929      1930-39     1940-49     1950-59     1960-69     1970-79     1980 & after    
 
G5060 "From the Croft to the Clyde" (review)
  Review of - Bull's Penny - by Margaret Hamilton
 
  OL 14 Oct 1950 pp 2 of "Forward" newspaper (#44)
 
G5100 "The Beautiful County" (review)
  Review of - The County of Argyll : Volume IX of the Third Statistical Account of Scotland - ed. by Dr. MacDonald
 
  TW 12 Jan 1951 pp 6-7 of "The Glasgow Herald" - probably in a supplement to the normal newspaper
 
G5110 "Men and Machines - Our Servants or Our Masters?" (review)
  Review of - The Human Use of Human Beings - by Norbert Wiener
 
  TW 23 Jun 1951 pp 2 of "Forward" newspaper
 
G5200 "Looking at War" (review)
  Review of - How Near is War? - by Bertrand Russell
 
  TW 12 Jul 1952 pp 2of "Forward" newspaper
 
G5210 "Moral Uplift, Lions and Wham-Socko Stuff" (film review)
  Review of - Quo Vadis
 
  TW 29Nov 1952 pp 7 of "Forward" newspaper
 
G5300 "The Burden of Being Black" (review)
  Review of - In the Castle of My Skin - by George Lamming
 
  OL 18 Mar 1953 pp ?? of "London Forward" (#??)
 
G5400 "Some New Poetry from Scotland" (review)
  Review of - Script from Norway - by Adam Drinan
Lines Review
 
  OL 27 Feb 1954 pp ?? of "London Forward"
 
G5410 "One Ring to Bind Them" (review)
  Review of - The Fellowship of the Ring - by J R R Tolkein
 
  NS 18 Sep 1954 pp 331 of "The New Statesman & Nation" (v48.#1228)
 
G5420 "Alternative to Comics" (review)
  Review of - The Man Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag - by Jim Corbett
Sea Pup - by Archie Binns
Oworo - by Rene Guillot
The Goat Boy - by Augusta Walker
An Otter's Story - by Emil E Liers
Living Animals - by Hilary Stebbings
Two Little Bears - by Ylla
Anytime Stories - by Donald Bisset
Suzanne Goes To Market - by Matchett and Fletcher
 
  NS 18 Dec 1954 pp 836-837 of "The New Statesman" (v48.#1241)
 
G5500 "For the Highlands with Love and Anger" (review)
  Review of - West Highland Survey Ed. - by Fraser Darling
 
  NS 30 Apr 1955 pp 518-519 of "The New Statesman" (v49.#1260)
 
G5510 "Tough and Tender" (review)
  Review of - Moominsummer Madness - by Tove Jansson
More Than You Bargained For - by Joan Aiken
Brogeen and the Princess of Sheen - by Patricia Lynch
Listen To the Wind - by Angela Ainley Jeans
French Legends, Tales - by Barbara Leonie Picard
Fairy Stories - by Barbara Leonie Picard
Classical Stories - by Freda Saxey
Tales On the North Wind - by Benjamin Thorpe & Thomas Keightley
The Singing Forest - by H Mortimer Batten
Rooloo - by J E Chipperfield
Minada - by Erle Wilson
Animals All - by Peter Skelton
Elephant Big and Elephant Little - by Anita Hewitt
Harriet and Her Harmonium - by Alan Lomax
 
  NS 19 Nov 1955 pp 672 of "The New Statesman & Nation" (v50.#1289)
 
G5580 "The Sagas" (review)
  Review of - The Ultimate Viking - by Eric Linklater
 
  OB 2 Dec 1955 pp 4 of "The Manchester Guardian"
 
G5600 "On the Western Front" (review)
  Review of - A Fox Under My Cloak - by Henry Williamson
 
  VW Feb 1956 pp 28 of "Books and Bookmen" (v1.#5)
 
G5610 Review of Atom of Delight (review)
  Review of - Atom of Delight - by Neil Gunn
 
  VW Nov 1956 pp 471-472 of "The Twentieth Century" (v160.#957)
 
G5620 "Herod the King" (review)
  Review of - The Life and Times of Herod the Great - by Stewart Perowne
 
  NS 29 Dec 1956 pp 847 of "The New Statesman & Nation" (v52.#1346)
 
G5720 "Animals as People" (review)
  Review of - Seal Morning - by Rowena Farre
 
  OB 26 Feb 1957 pp 4 of "The Manchester Guardian"
 
G5800 "Married into the Far East" (review)
  Review of - A Street in China - by Shirley Wood
Bridge to the Sun - by Gwen Terasaki
 
  OL 27 Aug 1958 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G5810 "India from Inside" (review)
  Review of - India Changes - by Taya Zinkin
 
  NS 8 Nov 1958 pp 648-649 of "The New Statesman" (v56.#1443)
 
G5900 "Back to Nannie" (review)
  Review of - Kenneth Grahame - by Peter Green
 
  TR 17 Apr 1959 pp 10 of "Tribune"
 
G5910 Review of Glory Without Power (review)
  Review of - Glory Without Power - by Richard Clements
The Law V. the Trade Unions - by D N Pritt and Richard Freeman
Review is credited to N.M. - this is assumed to be Naomi Mitchison
 
  VW 18 Apr 1959 pp 553 of "The New Statesman" (v57.#1466)
 
G5920 "Suitable for Children" (review)
  Review of - lots of children's books
 
  OL 26 Nov 1959 pp 6 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
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G6000 "Choosing Partners" (review)
  Review of - Marriage: East and West - by David and Vera Mace
 
  BL 27 Aug 1960 pp 279 of "The New Statesman" (v??.#??)
 
G6010 "For the Omniverous Child" (review)
  Review of - lots of children's books
 
  OL 29 Sep 1960 pp 15 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6020 "Put Not Your Trust in Princes" (review)
  Review of - Lord of the Isles - by Nigel Nicholson
 
  VW 26 Nov 1960 pp 846 of "The New Statesman" (v60.#1550)
 
G6110 "Old Ghosts' Stories" (review)
  Review of - Stories from South Uist - by John Lorne Campbell
 
  OL 3 Feb 1961 pp 6 of "The Manchester Guardian"
 
G6115 "India's Need, Britain's Opportunity" (review)
  Review of - lots of children's books
 
  OL 2 Mar 1961 pp 10 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6120 "Choice for Children - and Grandchildren" (review)
  Review of - lots of children's books
 
  OL 23 Mar 1961 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6125 "Calder to the Stake" (review)
  Review of - The Inheritors - by Ritchie Calder
 
  TW 7 Apr 1961 pp 551-552 of "The New Statesman" (v61.#1569)
 
G6130 "Passages to India" (review)
  Review of - Walking the Indian Streets - by Ved Mehta
India: Mirage and Reality - by Peter Schmidt
India and the United States -ed. by Selig Harrison
 
  OU 8 Jun 1961 pp 6 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6140 "Revolutionaries in England" (review)
  Review of - The Levellers and the English Revolution - by H N Brailsford, ed. by Christopher Hill
The Century of Revolution - by Christopher Hill
 
  OL 20 Jul 1961 pp 11 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6150 "Imagination and Magic" (review)
  Review of - lots of children's books
 
  OL 30 Nov 1961 pp 14 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6160 "The Life of a Leveller" (review)
  Review of - Free-born John - by Pauline Gregg
 
  OL 7 Dec 1961 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6200 "Science and the Well-Adjusted Sleepers" (review)
  Review of - The Science Myth - by Magnus Pyke - pub. ENGLAND, London: John Murray - HB - 190pp
 
  OL 23 Aug 1962 pp 426 of "New Scientist" (v15.#301)
 
G6210 "Some Prizes for the Young" (review)
  Review of - lots of Children's Books
 
  OL 11 Oct 1962 pp 13 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6280 "Fire at the Roots" (review)
  Review of - The Trial of Patrick Sellar - by Ian Grimble
 
  OB 30 Nov 1962 pp 6 of "The Manchester Guardian"
 
G6300 "Queen of the Witches" (review)
  Review of - My First Hundred Years - by Margaret Murray
 
  NS 19 Jul 1963 pp 85 of "The New Statesman" (v66.#1688)
 
G6310 "Tibetans in Exile" (review)
  Review of - The Presence of Tibet - by Lois Lang-Sims
 
  OL 11 Jul 1963 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6320 "Sheep and People" (review)
  Review of - The Highland Clearances - by John Prebble
 
  OB 1 Nov 1963 pp 16 of "The Guardian"
 
G6330 "Educationals" (review)
  Review of - The Wonders of Life On Earth - pub. Prentice Hall
The Finding Out Book - ed. John Paton
Pictorial History - by C R Wright
Know About Newspapers - by Betty Williams
Knight of the Middle Ages - by Dorothy Walker
Where Is John ? - by Lily Mosheim
The Israeli Twins - by Gillian Tindall
A Kibbutz Adventure - by O Hilel
Willy Is My Brother - by Peggy Parish
St George and the Fiery Dragon - by Elizabeth & Gerald Rose
 
  NS 8 Nov 1963 pp 668 of "The New Statesman" (v66.#1704)
 
G6340 "It's No Go the Yogi Girl" (review)
  Review of - The Last Four Lives of Annie Besant - by Arthur H Nethercot
 
  OL 9 Nov 1963 pp 11 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6345 "The Children's Pick" (review)
  Review of - lots of Children's Books
 
  OL 28 Nov 1963 pp 12 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6347 "The Land of Tale-telling" (review)
  Review of - The Highlands and Their Legends - by Otta F Swire
 
  OB 29 Nov 1963 pp 14 of "The Guardian"
 
G6350 "African Insights" (review)
  Review of - The Lonely African - by Colin Turnbull
 
  OL 5 Dec 1963 pp 10 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6360 "Married to the News" (review)
  Review of - A Private Life - by Molly Izzard
 
  OL 21 Dec 1963 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6400 "An Awkward Squad" (review)
  Review of - Rebels Ride - by Ethel Mannin
 
  VW* 5 Jun 1964 pp 16 of "The Guardian"
 
G6410 "The Flavour of Africa" (review)
  Review of - A Selection of African Prose: Traditional Oral Texts - ed W H Whiteley
A Selection of African Prose: Written Prose - ed W H Whiteley
 
  OL 4 Jul 1964 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6420 "Kelpies and Schoolmasters" (review)
  Review of - The Inner Hebrides and Their Legendes - by Otta F Swire
A School In South Uist - by F G Rea (edited by John Lorne Campbell)
 
  VW* 10 Jul 1964 pp 7 of "The Guardian"
 
G6430 "Meeting the Stone Age" (review)
  Review of - Patrol Into Yesterday - by J K McCarthy
Stone Age Island by Maslyn Williams
Savage New Guinea - by Jens Bierre
 
  OL 22 Aug 1964 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6460 "A Formidable Woman" (review)
  Review of - Golda Meir - by Marie Syrkin
 
  OL 3 Oct 1964 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6465 "Fellow-Practioners in Africa" (review)
  Review of - Witch Doctor - by Michael Gelfand
Black Background - by John Blacking
 
  OL 10 Oct 1964 pp 11 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6470 "South Africa and the West" (review)
  Review of - South Africa: Crisis for the West - by Colin and Margaret Legum
 
  OL 17 Oct 1964 pp 12 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6475 "A Capacity for Joy" (review)
  Review of - The Tribal World of Verrier Elwin: An Autobiography
 
  OL 31 Oct 1964 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6480 "Told-to-the-Children, Grabbed by the Grown-ups" (review)
  Review of - lots of Children's Books
 
  OL 28 Nov 1964 pp 12 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6500 "African Choice and Change" (review)
  Review of - Emergent Africa - by "Scipio"
Africa to Me - by Emily Hahn
Summons to Ruwenzori - by Tim Stacey
 
  OL 15 May 1965 pp 12 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6510 "Breaking the Glass Curtain" (review)
  Review of - The Glass Curtain Between Asia and Europe - ed. Raghaven Iyer
A Book of India - by B N Pandey
 
  OL 10 Jul 1965 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6520 "Looking at the Unseeable" (review)
  Review of - The Crisis of India - by Ronald Segal
 
  OL 7 Aug 1965 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6530 "A Bonny Fighter" (review)
  Review of - Escape from the Classroom - by R F Mackenzie
 
  TW 10 Sep 1965 pp 9 of "The Guardian"
 
G6540 "Growing Out of the Nursery" (review)
  Review of - lots of Children's Books
 
  OL 27 Nov 1965 pp 12 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6550 "Glencoe and Culloden" (review)
  Review of - Slaughter Under Trust - by Donald J MacDonald
The Prince in the Heather - by Eric Linklater
 
  TW 1965 pp 7 of "The Guardian"
 
G6600 "Three Out of Africa" (review)
  Review of - A Man of the People - by Chinua Achebe
No Easy Task - by Aubrey Kachingwe
The Concubine - by Elechi Amadi
 
  OL 5 Feb 1966 pp 11 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6610 "Reforming Widow" (review)
  Review of - A Child Widow's Story - by Monica Felton
 
  OL 5 Mar 1966 pp 11 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6620 "Something New for the Young ?" (review)
  Review of - lots of Children's Books
 
  OL 9 Apr 1966 pp 13 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6630 "Cool Look at Africa Emerging" (review)
  Review of - False Start in Africa - by René Dumont
Pan Africanism and East African Integration - by Joseph S Nye
The Hunger to Come - by John Laffin
 
  OL 16 Jul 1966 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6635 "And We in Dreams . . ." (review)
  Review of - The Outer Hebrides and Their Legends - by Otta F Swire
The Islanders - Rosemary Millington
 
  OB 22 Jul 1966 pp 9 of "The Guardian"
 
G6640 "Hiroshima and After" (review)
  Review of - Hiroshima - by John Hersey
Postscript from Hiroshima - by Rafael Steinberg
and probably
Scroll of Agony: The Warsaw Diary of Chaim A Kaplan
 
  OL 6 Aug 1966 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
NMM is definitely responsible for reviews of the 1st two books listed above, but the third review appears to be appended to another review by J M Reid. However the publisher of Scroll of Agony uses a blurb crediting a review by NMM in the "Glasgow Herald"
 
G6650 "The Youngest Country" (review)
  Review of - Bechuanaland - by B A Young
 
  OL 24 Sep 1966 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6660 "An Area of Happiness" (review)
  Review of - Wayward Servants - by Colin M Turnbull
 
  OL 8 Oct 1966 pp 10 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6670 "Children's Books: Writing for Whose Sake?" (review)
  Review of - several children's books
 
  OL 26 Nov 1966 pp 6 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6680 "Malthus at Christmas Time" (review)
  Review of - First Essay on Population - by Thomas Robert Malthus
 
  OL 24 Dec 1966 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6700 "Africa's Past and Future" (review)
  Review of - Africa: A History of a Continent - by Basil Davidson
A Humanist in Africa - by Kenneth Kaunda
Akamba Stories - by John S Mbiti
 
  OL 14 Jan 1967 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6710 "The Medicine of Poverty" (review)
  Review of - Medical Care in Developing Countries: A Symposium from Makerere - ed. Maurice King
 
  OL 6 May 1967 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6730 "Three Different Doctors" (review)
  Review of - A Fortunate Man - by John Berger
Doctor Sahib - by Stephen Kerry
Bwana Doctor - byPascal Imperato
 
  OL 17 Jun 1967 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6735 "The Poison Snake Cheerfully Lurking Behind the Angel-face" (review)
  Review of - The Image of Childhood - by Peter Coveney
 
  OL 23 Jun 1967 pp 6 of "The Catholic Herald" - weekly newspaper
 
G6740 "Something for the Holidays" (review)
  Review of - lots of Children's Books
 
  OL 1 Jul 1967 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6748 "New Light on the '45" (review)
  Review of - Ships of the '45 - by John S Gibson
 
  OB 24 Nov 1967 pp 10 of "The Guardian"
 
G6750 "Why Not Grown-ups Too ?" (review)
  Review of - The Owl Service - by Alan Garner
The Dream-Time - by Henry Treece
The Ready-Made Family - by Antonia Forest
Caldicott Place - by Noel Streatfeild
Tales of an Ashanti Father - by Peggy Appiah
The Children of Bird God Hill - by Iris Macfarlane
Welcome to Mars - by James Blish
Gertrude's Children - by Richard Hughes
The Two Wise Children - by Robert Graves
Smith of Wootton Major - by J R R Tolkien
The Animal Family - by Randall Jarrell
The Battlefield - by William Mayne
Captain Zeppos - by Louis de Groof
The Plug at the Bottom of the Sea - by Robert Lamb
The Adventures of James Bond Junior: 003½ - by R D Mascott
Fire and High Water - by Nigel Tranter
The Golden Collar - by Pauline Clarke
 
  OL 25 Nov 1967 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6800 "Before Independence" (review)
  Review of - Colonial Sequence - by Margery Perham
European Powers and South-East Africa - by Jackson Haight
 
  OL 13 Jan 1968 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6810 "Blue-blooded Dane" (review)
  Review of - Titania: The Biography of Isak Dinesen - by Permenia Migel
 
  OL 27 Jan 1968 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6820 "Not the Same" (review)
  Review of - An African Season - by Leonard Levitt
 
  OL 3 Feb 1968 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6830 "A Johannesburg Story" (review)
  Review of - The World that was Ours - by Hilda Bernstein
South-West Africa: Travesty of Trust - ed. Ronald Segal and Ruth First
 
  OL 9 Mar 1968 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6835 "Gael Warnings" (review)
  Review of - The Future of the Highlands - by Derick S Thomson and Ian Grimble
 
  OB 15 Mar 1968 pp 7 of "The Guardian"
 
G6850 "Taking Off the Whitewash" (review)
  Review of - The Seeds of Disaster - by John Laurence
 
  OL 2 May 1968 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6855 "The Days of "The Week" " (review)
  Review of - The Years of The Week - by Patrick Cockburn
A Little Nut-Brown Man - by C M Vines
 
  OL 23 May 1968 pp 14 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6860 "Natural History of the Soul" (review)
  Review of - lots of Children's Books
 
  OL 27 Jun 1968 pp 14 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6870 "Across Two Worlds" (review)
  Review of - The Crossing Fee - by Esther Warner
 
  OL 19 Sep 1968 pp 12 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6880 "Scottish Imperialism" (review)
  Review of - The Darien Disaster - by John Prebble
 
  OB 25 Oct 1968 pp 8 of "The Guardian"
 
G6900 "Studies in Apartheid" (review)
  Review of - Apartheid - by Edgar H Brookes
Stephanie on Trial - by Albie Sachs
 
  OL 2 Jan 1969 pp 10 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6920 "Them, Us, and We" (review)
  Review of - Charles Booth's London - by Albert Fried and Richard M Elman
The Lords of Human Kind - by V G Kiernan
 
  OL 20 Feb 1969 pp 10 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6925 "The Best People" (review)
  Review of - A Bundle of Time - by Harriet Cohen
 
  OL 27 Feb 1969 pp 12 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6930 "Africa Before the Whites" (review)
  Review of - The Oxford History of South Africa: Vol. I - ed. Monica Wilson & Leonard Thompson
 
  OL 15 May 1969 pp 12 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6940 "S. African Elegy" (review)
  Review of - Kontakion for You Departed - by Alan Paton
 
  OL 20 Sep1969 pp 7 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6950 "Gandhi: Landmark in History" (review)
  Review of - The Life and Death of Mahatma Gandhi - by Robert Payne
 
  OL 4 Oct1969 pp 7 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6960 "Oddities Out East" (review)
  Review of - A Mission to Bokhara - by Joseph Wolff
Letters from Egypt, 1862-1869 - by Lady Duff-Gordon, re-edited by Gordon Waterfield
 
  OL 13 Dec 1969 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G6970 "Science and Conscience" (review)
  Review of - Tongues of Conscience: War and the Scientist's Dilemma - by R W Reid
 
  OL 20dec 1969 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
up to 1929      1930-39     1940-49     1950-59     1960-69     1970-79     1980 & after    
 
G7000 "Battle for Life?" (review)
  Review of - The Dawn Warriors - by Rogert Bigelow
 
  OL 17 Jan 1970 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7008 "Biologist Looks Back" (review)
  Review of - Memories - by Julian Huxley
 
  OL 30 May 1970 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7016 "Such Foods as Myths Have Been Made On" (review)
  Review of - The Raw and the Cooked - by Claude Levi Strauss
 
  OL 13 Jun 1970 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7024 "Happy Life" (review)
  Review of - Both Hands: An Autobiography - by Gervas Huxley
 
  OL 25 Jul 1970 pp 10 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7040 "Not Lady-like, but Interesting" (review)
  Review of - A Curious Life for a Lady - by Pat Barr
Travels of Alexine - by Penelope Gladstone
 
  OL 1 Aug 1970 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7048 "Priest and Priestess of the Bough" (review)
  Review of - Frazer and the Golden Bough - by Angus Downie
 
  OL 8 Aug 1970 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7052 "The Celts in Their Glory" (review)
  Review of - Everyday Life of the Pagan Celts - by Anne Ross
 
  OL 22 Aug 1970 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7064 "Steps Down to the Past" (review)
  Review of - Looking for Dilmun - by Geoffrey Bibby
 
  OL 5 Sep 1970 pp Four of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7068 "Out of Africa" (review)
  Review of - 7 books in the Heinemann "African Writers" series
 
  OL 19 Sep 1970 pp Four of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7072 "Tribal Solidarity" (review)
  Review of - An African School - by Kit Reed
 
  VW* 26 Sep 1970 pp ???-??? of "The Times Education Supplement"
 
G7080 "A Grandmother Looks at Change" (review)
  Review of - Culture and Commitment - by Margaret Mead
 
  OL 5 Dec 1970 pp V of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7088 "The Rich and the Poor" (review)
  Review of - Drops in the Ocean - by Peter Gill
The Challenge of World Poverty - by Gunnar Myrdal
 
  OL 26 Dec 1970 pp IV of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7100 "An African Novel" (review)
  Review of - Maru - by Bessie Head
 
  OL 30 Jan 1971 pp IV of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7110 "Therapeutic Thaumaturgy" (review)
  Review of - Magical Medicine - by Una Maclean
 
  OL 6 Feb 1971 pp IV of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7120 "Thicker and Dearer than Water" (review)
  Review of - The Gift Relationship - by Richard M Titmuss
 
  OL 20 Feb 1971 pp IV of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7140 "Ten Years of Digging" (review)
  Review of - Archaeology: Discoveries in the 1960s - by Edward Bacon
Gods, Graves and Scholars - by C W Ceram
Search for Sybaris - by Orville H Bullitt
 
  OL 8 May 1971 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7145 "Stories Round the Fire" (review)
  Review of - The Boy On the Ox's Back - by Forbes Stuart
Grains of Pepper - by Edythe Rance Haskett
 
  VW* 21 May 1971 pp 25 of "The Times Education Supplement"
 
G7150 "In Coats of Many Colours" (review)
  Review of - short reviews of 15 children's books
 
  OL 3 Jul 1971 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7160 "And Some Legacies" (review)
  Review of - The Oxford History of South Africa: Vol. II, 1870-1966 - ed. Monica Wilson & Leonard Thompson
 
  OL 11 Sep 1971 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7170 "Cross-colour Dialogue" (review)
  Review of - A Rap on Race - by Margaret Mead and James Baldwin
 
  OL 4 Sep 1971 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7180 "Mboya's Ethos" (review)
  Review of - The Challenge of Nationhood - by Tom Mboya
 
  TW ?? 1971 pp ??of "The Times Educational Supplement"
 
G7200 "Before the Plough" (review)
  Review of - The Hunting Peoples - by Carleton S Coon
 
  OL 29 Apr 1972 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7210 "Old Stones, Lost People" (review)
  Review of - The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland, Argyll, Vol 1: Kintyre - ed. Anon
 
  OL 27 May 1972 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7220 Review of My Odyssey: An Autobiography (review)
  Review of - My Odyssey: An Autobiography - by Nnamdi Azikiwe
 
  OL Jul 1972 pp 323-324 of "The Journal of Modern African Studies" (v10.#2)
 
G7230 "From Eve" (review)
  Review of - The Descent of Woman - by Elaine Morgan
 
  OL 4 Nov 1972 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7300 "Beginnings of Scotland" (review)
  Review of - The Dark Twin - by Marion Campbell
 
  OL 14 Apr 1973 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7308 "Makerere Student and Mzee" (review)
  Review of - Homecoming - by Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Kenyatta - by Jeremy Murray
 
  TW 27 Apr 1973 pp ?? of "The Times Educational Supplement"
 
G7316 "The Vote and After" (review)
  Review of - The Militant Suffragettes - by Antonia Reaburn
Women, Resistance and Revolution - by Shiela Rowbotham
 
  OL 19 May 1973 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7324 "Fighting for Life" (review)
  Review of - The House of Life: Rachel Carson at Work - by Paul Brooks
Man's Place - by Karl-Erik Fichtelius & Sverre Sjolander
 
  OL 7 Jul 1973 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7332 "Globe-trotting Savant" (review)
  Review of - Memories II - by Julian Huxley
 
  OL 21 Jul 1973 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7340 "A Chiel Amang Ye, Takin' Notes" (review)
  Review of - The Boer War Diary of Sol T Plaatje - edited by John L Comaroff
 
  TW 11 Aug 1973 pp 8 of "Glasgow Herald"
 
G7344 "How Not to Save the Highlands" (review)
  Review of - After the Forty-Five: The Economic Impact on the Scottish Highlands - by A J Youngson
 
  OB 16 Aug 1973 pp 7 of "The Guardian"
 
G7348 "A Novel from Prison" (review)
  Review of - The Polygamist - by Ndabadingi Sithole
 
  OL 25 Aug 1973 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7356 "Oral Sources" (review)
  Review of - Bulozi under the Luyana Kings - by Mutumba Mainga
 
  TW 14 Sep 1973 pp 331 of "The New Statesman & Nation" (v48.#1228)
 
G7364 "Trying to Keep it Dark" (review)
  Review of - In Camera - by Peter Niesewand
 
  OL 29 Sep 1973 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7372 "Aldous Huxley" (review)
  Review of - Aldous Huxley: A Biography - by Sybille Bedford
 
  OL 3 Nov 1973 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
NMM reviewed the 2nd volume of this biography in Dec 1974 - see G7460
 
G7380 "A Lucky Dip" (review)
  Review of - brief reviews of 18 children's books
 
  OL 24 Nov 1973 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7388 "Peopled with Ghosts" (review)
  Review of - Viking Expansion Westward - by Magnus Magnusson
The Archaeology of Minoan Crete - by Reynold Higgins
 
  TW 30 Nov 1973 pp ?? of "The Times Educational Supplement"
 
G7396 "Surviving as Human ?" (review)
  Review of - The Mountain People - by Colin Turnbull
 
  OL 29 Dec 1973 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7400 "Bridging the Gap" (review)
  Review of - Third World Voices for Children - ed. by Robert E McDowell & Edward Lavitt
The Sly Green Lizard - by Jenny Seed
 
  TW 25 Jan 1974 pp ?? of "The Times Educational Supplement"
 
G7410 "Looking at Kintyre" (review)
  Review of - Kintyre - by Alasdair Carmichael
 
  OL 22 Jun 1974 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7420 "Ancestors and Gods" (review)
  Review of - The Mound People - by P V Glob
 
  OL 20 Jul 1974 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7430 "Illness to Some Purpose" (review)
  Review of - Creative Malady - by George Pickering
 
  OL 9 Nov 1974 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7440 "Taste of India" (review)
  Review of - An Indian Summer - by James Cameron
 
  OL 23 Nov 1974 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7450 "Happy Tribe" (review)
  Review of - The Hill of Flutes - by W G Archer
 
  OL 14 Dec 1974 pp II of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7460 "Letter to a Dead Friend" (review)
  Review of - Aldous Huxley: A Biography: Vol 2, 1939-1963 - by Sybille Bedford
 
  OL 28 Dec 1974 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
NMM also reviewed the 1st volume of this biography in Nov 1973 - see G7372
 
G7500 Review of InlandWaterways of Tropical Africa (review)
  Review of - Inland Waters of Tropical Africa - by Leonard C Beadle - pub. ENGLAND, London: Longmans - HB - 366pp
 
  VW 13 Mar 1975 pp 665-666 of "New Scientist" (v65.#940)
 
G7510 "Politics, Education and Influence" (review)
  Review of - Portrait of Haldane - by Eric Ashby and Mary Anderson
 
  OL 13 Mar 1975 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7520 "Urbane Guerrillas" (review)
  Review of - The Giant Killers - by John Oram
 
  OL 1 May 1975 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7530 "Mrs. Gandhi: Life with Congress" (review)
  Review of - Indira Gandhi: A Biography - by Zareer Masani
India: The Speeches and Reminiscences of Indira Gandhi
 
  OL 19 Jun 1975 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7540 "Chief and People" (review)
  Review of - A Chief is a Chief by the People - by Stimela Jason Jingoes
 
  OL 10 Jul 1975 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7550 "Patrick Geddes: The Man Who Wasn't Promoted" (review)
  Review of - A Most Unsettling Person - by Paddy Kitchen
 
  OL 7 Aug 1975 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7560 "Puzzles in Paradise" (review)
  Review of - The Gentle Tasaday - by John Nance
 
  OL 2 Oct 1975 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7570 "A Small Laurel Wreath" (review)
  Review of - Collected Poems of Stevie Smith
 
  VW Oct 1975 pp 34 of "Books and Bookmen" (v21.#1)
 
G7580 "Hard Times" (review)
  Review of - All God's Dangers - by Theodore Rosengarten
 
  OL 4 Dec 1975 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7600 "Mumford Mince-pie" (review)
  Review of - Findings and Keepings - by Lewis Mumford
 
  OL 4 Mar 1976 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7608 "Schweitzer's Quest" (review)
  Review of - Albert Schweitzer - by James Brabazon
 
  OL 15 Apr 1976 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7612 "Island Oddities" (review)
  Review of - The Art of Easter Island - by Thor Heyerdahl
 
  OL 6 May 1976 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7616 "And Woman Enthroned" (review)
  Review of - The Virgin - by Geoffrey Ashe
 
  OL 20 May 1976 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7624 "Black and Comely" (review)
  Review of - The Last of the Nuba - by Leni Riefenstahl
 
  OL 27 May 1976 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7640 "Possession and Cure" (review)
  Review of - The Catalpa Bow - by Carmen Blacker
 
  VW 10 Jun 1976 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7648 "Shamans and Shadows" (review)
  Review of - Shadows - by Armand Tagoona
 
  OL 22 Jul 1976 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7656 "Evolution, Back to Front" (review)
  Review of - The Hunting Hypothesis - by Robert Ardrey
 
  OL 19 Aug 1976 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7664 "Katie or Wig" (review)
  Review of - Passionate Pilgrimage: Katherine Mansfield: A Love Affair In Letters - by Helen McNeish
 
  VW Aug 1976 pp 62 of "Books and Bookmen" (v21.#11)
 
G7672 "Document of Social History" (review)
  Review of - Grey Ghosts and Voices - by May Wedderburn Cannan
 
  VW Sep 1976 pp 44-45 of "Books and Bookmen" (v21.#12)
 
G7680 "Energy the Enemy" (review)
  Review of - Strangers Devour the Land - by Boyce Richardson
 
  OL 30 Sep 1976 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7688 "The Political Muse" (review)
  Review of - The Auden Generation - by Samuel Hynes
Collected Poems - by W H Auden
 
  VW Nov 1976 pp 25-26 of "Books and Bookmen" (v22.#2)
 
G7700 "He Went on Fighting" (review)
  Review of - Poems of C Day Lewis 1925-1972 - by Ian Parsons
 
  VW Mar 1977 pp 35-37 of "Books and Bookmen" (v22.#6)
 
G7706 "Highland Communities" (review)
  Review of - Highland Villages - by James Shaw Grant
 
  OL 3 Mar 1977 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7712 "The Prime of Deacon Brodie" (review)
  Review of - Deacon Brodie, Father to Jekyll and Hyde - by John Gibson
 
  OL 14 Apr 1977 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7718 "The Not So Gay World" (review)
  Review of - Christopher and His Kind - by Christopher Isherwood
 
  VW May 1977 pp 34-35 of "Books and Bookmen" (v22.#8)
 
G7730 "Stones, Hills, History" (review)
  Review of - Argyll: The Enduring Heartland - by Marion Campbell
 
  OL 5 May 1977 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7736 "A Natural Nobility ?" (review)
  Review of - The Wild Boy of Aveyron - by Harlan Lane
Omai: "Noble Savage" - by Michael Alexander
 
  OL 16 Jun 1977 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7739 "Queen of Heaven" (review)
  Review of - Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and Cult of the Virgin Mary - by Marina Warner
 
  OL 26 May 1977 pp 10 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7742 "S. Africa: Black, White, and Gold" (review)
  Review of - How Long Will South Africa Survive? - by R W Johnson
 
  OL 25 Aug 1977 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7748 "The Marriage of Two Nations" (review)
  Review of - Scotland and the Union - by David Daiches
 
  VW Sep 1977 pp 16-17 of "Books and Bookmen" (v22.#12)
 
G7754 "Maps of Middle Earth" (review)
  Review of - J R R Tolkien. A Biography - by Humphrey Carpenter
The Silmarillion - by J R R Tolkien
 
  VW Oct 1977 pp 28-30 of "Books and Bookmen" (v23.#1)
 
G7760 "Torture or Truth" (review)
  Review of - Audacity to Believe - by Sheila Cassidy
 
  OL 6 Oct 1977 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7766 "In Black and White" (review)
  Review of - Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry - by Mildred Taylor
 
  OL 18 Nov 1977 pp 33 of "The Times Educational Supplement"
 
G7772 "Life On Its Way" (review)
  Review of - The Life Science - by P B & J S Medawar
 
  ML 1 Dec 1977 pp 17 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7778 Review of The Renaissance of Wonder In Children's Literature (review)
  Review of - The Renaissance of Wonder In Children's Literature - by Marion Lochhead
 
  VW Dec 1977 pp 64-65 of "Books and Bookmen" (v23.#3)
 
G7784 "Schools for Top People ?" (review)
  Review of - The Public School Phenomenon - by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy
 
  ML 22 Dec 1977 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7800 "Time Past" (review)
  Review of - World Within World - by Stephen Spender
 
  VW Jan 1978 pp 41-42 of "Books and Bookmen" (v23.#4)
 
G7810 Review of MacDiarmid: An Illustrated Biography (review)
  Review of - Macdiarmid: An Illustrated Biography by Gordon Wright
 
  VW Apr 1978 pp 62 of "Books and Bookmen" (v23.#7)
 
G7830 Review of The Rural Tradition In the English Novel 1900-1939 (review)
  Review of - The Rural Tradition In the English Novel 1900-1939 - by Glen Cavaliero
 
  VW Jul 1978 pp 62-62 of "Books and Bookmen" (v23.#10)
A letter in the Nov 1978 issue of the same magazine is Cavaliero's reply to NMM
 
G7840 Review of Weathering: Poems and Translations (review)
  Review of - Weathering: Poems and Translations - by Alastair Reid
 
  -- 8 Jul 1978 pp ??-?? of "The Weekend Scotsman"
 
G7845 "The Puzzling Planner" (review)
  Review of - The World of Patrick Geddes - by Philip Boardman
 
  OL 27 Jul 1978 pp 5 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7850 "At the Bottom of the Heap" (review)
  Review of - Family Web - by Sarah Hobson
 
  OL 3 Aug 1978 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7860 Review of Adam Lindsay Gordon (review)
  Review of - Adam Lindsay Gordon: The Man and the Myth - by Geoffrey Hutton
 
  VW Sep 1978 pp 64 of "Books and Bookmen" (v23.#12)
 
G7870 "Against the Bomb" (review)
  Review of - Greenpeace III: Journey into the Bomb - by David McTaggart with Robert Hunter
 
  OL 21 Sep 1978 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7880 "Noble Voice of Black Courage" (review)
  Review of - Paul Robeson Speaks - by Philip S Foner
 
  OL 28 Dec 1978 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7900 "Dip In and Find a Plum of a Story" (review)
  Review of - Yesterday's Witness - by James Cameron
 
  OL 18 Apr 1979 pp 4 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7910 "Half a Pound of Tuppenny Rice" (review)
  Review of - Round About A Pound A Week - by Maud Pember Reeves
 
  VW Apr 1979 pp 63-64 of "Books and Bookmen" (v24.#7)
 
G7920 "The Making of Peoples" (review)
  Review of - The Human Journey - by Reginald Paget
 
  OL 10 May 1979 pp 10 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7930 "A Pure Nonsense" (review)
  Review of - Lewis Carroll: A Biography - by Anne Clark
 
  ML 5 Jul 1979 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7940 "Double Testament of Youth" (review)
  Review of - Testament of Youth - by Vera Brittain - as broadcast by the BBC
see also a review of the book on which this broadcast was based (G3350)
 
  VW Nov 1979 pp 280-281 of "Harpers and Queen"
 
G7950 "Two Travelling Females" (review)
  Review of - Wheels Within Wheels - by Dervla Murphy
No Travel Like Russian Travel - by Nora Bellof
 
  VW* 8 Nov 1979 pp ????? of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7970 "Out of Denmark" (review)
  Review of - Daguerrotypes and Other Essays - by Isak Dinesen
 
  ML 6 Dec 1979 pp 11 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7975 "Child's-eye-view" (review)
  Review of - Palace of Green Days - by Fred Urquhart
 
  OL 13 Dec 1979 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G7980 "Reviews of 2 NOVELS" (review)
  Review of - Palace of Green Days - by Fred Urquhart
Their Children Will See - by James Shaw Grant
 
  VW 13 Dec 1979 pp 56 of "Books and Bookmen" (v25.#3)
Contents page gives review title as "Palace of Green Days"
 
up to 1929      1930-39     1940-49     1950-59     1960-69     1970-79     1980 & after    
 
G8000 "Re-read any good books lately ?" (review)
 
  VW* Spr 1980 pp 9 of "P.E.N. Broadsheet" (#8)
NMM was one of group of authors asked to list books re-read from time to time
 
G8010 "Beautiful but Unhappy Land" (review)
  Review of - Anatomy of Apartheid - by H Lindsay Smith
 
  OL 17 May 1980 pp 9 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G8020 "Monarch who Put the Highlands on Tourist Map" (review)
  Review of - Queen Victoria's Highland Journals - ed. David Duff
 
  OL 30 Aug 1980 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G8030 Review of National Education Strategy (review)
  Review of - National Education Strategy: Papua New Guinea (Education Plan Review and Proposals) As Issued By Institute of Applied Social and Economic Research
 
  VW* ?? ... 1979 or 1980 pp 92-94 of "?????" (v??.#??)- offcut only seen
 
G8100 "Epic Allegory" (review)
  Review of - Lanark - by Alasdir Gray
 
  OL 28 Feb 1981 pp 24-25 of "The Spectator" (#7964)
 
G8120 Review of Revolt from the Centre (review)
  Review of - Revolt from the Centre - by Niels Meyer, Helveg Peterson & Willy Sorenson - pub. ENGLAND, London: Marion Boyars - HB&pb - 182pp
 
  OL 14 May 1981 pp 430 of "New Scientist" (v90.#1253)
 
G8125 "Near Miss" (review)
  Review of - The Dictionary of Imaginary Places - by Alberto Manguel & Gianni Guadalupi
 
  OL 31 May 1981 pp 23-24 of "The Spectator" (#7977)
 
G8130 Review of Neil M Gunn: A Highland Life (review)
  Review of - Neil M Gunn: A Highland Life
 
  VW* ? 1981 pp 257-259 of "Studies in Scottish Literature" (v17)
Magazine is published by Dept of English at the University of South Carolina
 
G8180 "Christmas Books II: Books of the Year" (review)
-- NMM was one of several people asked about the books they most enjoyed during the year.
  Review of - Shaky Relations - by Edward Blishen
Living in the Maniatito - by Janet Frame
China Men - by Maxine Hong Kingston
 
  OL 5 Dec 1981 pp 17 of "The Spectator" (v247.#8004)
 
G8200 "Rich and Poor" (review)
  Review of - The Political Economy of Botswana - by Christopher Colclough & Stephen McCarthy
 
  VW 26 Feb 1982 pp 29 of "The Times Educational Supplement" (#3426)
 
G8210 "Spots and Stripes" (review)
  Review of - Where the Leopard Passes - by Geraldine Elliott
The Singing Chameleon - by Geraldine Elliott
The Hunter's Cave - by Geraldine Elliott
The Long Grass Whispers - by Geraldine Elliott
 
  VW 26 Feb 1982 pp 23 of "The Times Education Supplement" (#3426)
 
G8220 "Say Not the Struggle ..." (review)
  Review of - The Radical Left in Britain 1931-1941 - by James Jupp
 
  OL 25 Jun 1982 pp 27 of "The Spectator" (#8033)
 
G8225 "Big Stones" (review)
  Review of - Barbara Hepworth: A Memoir - by Margaret Gardiner
 
  OL 6 Aug 1982 pp 23 of "The Spectator" (#8039)
 
G8230 "As it Was" (review)
  Review of - South Riding - by Winifred Holtby
 
  VW 6 Sep 1982 pp 24-25 of "The Spectator" (v248.#8013)
 
G8240 "An Eye for the Truth" (review)
  Review of - Company Parade - by Storm Jameson
Women Against Men - by Storm Jameson
 
  BL 22 Oct 1982 pp 1175 of "The Times Literary Supplement"
 
G8300 "Diary of Captive Doctor" (review)
  Review of - The Burma-Siam Railway: The Secret Diary of Dr Robert Hardie, 1942-1945
 
  -- 22 Oct 1983 pp 8 of "The Glasgow Herald"
 
G8400 "Eye-opener" (review)
  Review of - Journey From the North - by Storm Jameson
 
  VW 27 Jan 1984 pp 25 of "The New Statesman" (v107.#2758)
 
G8410 "In Her Debt" (review)
  Review of - Freedom To Choose - the Life and Work of Doctor Helena Wright - by Barbara Evans
 
  VW 9 Mar 1984 pp 24 of "The New Statesman" (v107.#2764)
 
G8420 "By His Works" (review)
  Review of - Hilaire Belloc - by A N Wilson
 
  VW 4 May 1984 pp 24-25 of "The New Statesman" (v107.#2772)
 
G8430 "Alchemy" (review)
  Review of - You Are Now Entering the Human Heart - by Janet Frame
An Angel At My Table: Autobiography 2 - by Janet Frame
 
  NS 19 Oct 1984 pp 30-31 of "The New Statesman" (v108.#2796)
 
G8440 "Hooked Again" (review)
  Review of - Eric Linklater - by Michael Parnell
 
  NS 9 Nov 1984 pp 30 of "The New Statesman" (v108.#2799)
 
G8450 "The Pleasures of Reading. 1984" (review)
  Review of - The Christian Watt Papers - by Paul Harris
 
  VW* 21/8 Dec 84 pp ?? of "The New Statesman" (v??.#??)
NMM was one of group of authors asked to list most pleasurable books of 1984
 
G8500 "Eric's Islands" (review)
  Review of - Orkney and Shetland - by Eric Linklater
 
  VW* 23 Feb 1985 pp 70 of "The Field" (v??.#??)
 
G8550 "What has Made Scotland Run - or Stumble?" (review)
  Review of - The Thistle and the Crown - by John S Gibson
 
  OBS 8 Aug 1985 pp 11 of "The Guardian"
 
G8580 "The Perceived World" (review)
  Review of -The Envoy From Mirror City: Autobiography 3 by Janet Frame
 
  VW Dec 1985 pp 18 of "Books and Bookmen" (#362)
 
G8600 "Crowded Life" (review)
  Review of - Margaret Cole 1893-1980: A Political Biography - by Betty D Vernon
 
  NS 28 Feb 1986 pp 26 of "The New Statesman" (v111.#2874) -- Galley proof only seen
 
G8610 "Sweet Sorrow" (review)
  Review of - Leaves of the Tulip Tree - by Juliette Huxley
 
  NS 25 Jul 1986 pp 30-31 of "The New Statesman" (v112.#2887)
 
G8620 "Books of the Year" (review)
  Review of - In the Rain Forest - by Catherine Caufield
 
  VW* 28 Nov 1986 pp 25 of "The New Statesman" (v??.#??)
Note: NMM was one of the authors asked to name most enjoyable book of the year.
 
G8630 "Horror Story" (review)
  Review of - The True Confessions of An Albino Terrorist - by Breyten Breytenbach
 
  NS 14 Dec 1986 pp 28-30 of "The New Statesman" (v108.#2804)
 
G8800 "Diamonds and Cows" (review)
  Review of - The Politics of Development In Botswana - by Louis A Picard
 
  SG 26 Feb 1988 pp 25 of "The New Statesman" (v115.#2970)
 
G8850 "Hopes and Impediments" (review)
  Review of - Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays 1967-1987 - by Chinua Achebe
 
  -- 4 Nov 1988 pp 26 of "The Times Educational Supplement"
 
G8900 "Highland Life Upstairs and Downstairs" (review)
  Review of - Strathalder: A Highland Estate - by Roderick Grant
 
  BL 6 May 1989 pp 8 of "The Scotsman - Weekend Section"
 
G8910 "When Pain Comes Closer to Home" (review)
  Review of - The Sound of the Sea - by Colin Mackay
 
  BL 20 May 1989 pp 10 of "The Scotsman - Weekend Section"
 
G8920 "The First Gathering of Hunters" (review)
  Review of - People of the Black Mountains - by Raymond Williams
 
  BL 14 Oct 1989 pp 9 of "The Scotsman - Weekend Section"
 
G8930 Review of The Craft of Gardens (review)
  Review of - The Craft of Gardens - by J I Cheng (translated by Alisom Hardie)
 
  VW* Nov 1989 pp 575-576 of "The Garden"
 
G8940 "A Writer in Residence" (review)
  Review of - A House With Four Rooms Vol 2 - by Rumer Godden
 
  BL 18 Nov 1989 pp 9 of "The Scotsman - Weekend Section"
 
G8950 "Present Lines" (review)
  Review of - Reindeer Moon - by Elizabeth Marshall Jones
Sweeney Astray - by Seamus Heaney
Brief Lives - by John Aubrey
 
  BL 2 Dec 1989 pp 3 of "The Scotsman"
NMM suggests (with many others) books for Christmas presents.
 
G9000 "New Voice in Kintyre" (review)
  Review of - The Larch Plantation - by Angus Martin
 
  OL Autumn 1990 pp 15 of "Kintyre Magazine" (#28)
 
G9010 "Who's Reading Whom" (review)
  Review of - A Nation of Change and Novelty - by Christopher Hill
 
  VW 21 Oct 1990 pp 2 of section 6 of "The Sunday Times"
Note: A mini-biography of NMM preceded this short review
 
G9100 "Well-versed in the Making of a Poet" (review)
  Review of - W H Auden, the Map of All My Youth: A collection of Auden Memorabilia - edited by Katherine Bucknell and Nicholas Jenkins
 
  OL 26 Jan 1991 pp ??-?? of "The Scotsman"
 
G9999 "I Am That I Am" (review)
  Review of - Concepts of God In Africa - by John S Mbiti
Religion & Social Change In Southern Africa -ed. by Michael G Whisson & Martin West
 
  VW* 19.. pp ??-?? of "?? Times Ed Sup ??" -- clipping only seen, no more details
 
 
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