Recusant Review - Books, Journals, Music, Screen

Vinita Agrawal Dances with The Cranes - G.D. Bakshi (Sharada, 2004)
Brian Beamish Waters of the Night - Howard Mingham (Caparison, 2010)
Norman Buller Wondering About Many Women - Derwent May (Greenwich
Exchange, 2011)
Leon Brown   The Selfish Capitalist: Origins of Affluenza - Oliver James
Spirit of '45 - Ken Loach (2013)
Alan Corkish    Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 10th Anniversary Anthology
R.G. Foster NEW: Judith Kazantzis' Sister Invention (Smokestack, 2014)
NEW: Graham Fulton's One Day in the Life of Jimmy Denisovich
and Paul Summers' primitive cartography (Smokestack, 2014)
Jen Hadfield     Dancing With Big Eunice - Alistair Findlay (Luath Press, 2010)
Geoffrey Heptonstall NEW: Write Me into Bed with Casanova Craft - Fiona Sinclair
(Original Plus)
John Horder   So I Have Thought of You - The Letters of Penelope Fitzgerald
     Lost Voices - Rosemary Tonks (Radio 4)
    When Things Fall Apart - Pema Chodron (Element HarperCollins)
    Grub Street Irregular - Jeremy Lewis (The Harper Press)
    Two Cures for Love - Selected Poems (1979-2006) - Wendy Cope (Faber) 
    Towards the End of the Morning - Michael Frayn (Faber, 2009)
    Rowan's Reign: biography of Archbishop (Hodder & Stoughton, 2009)
Simon Jenner   Sidney Keyes - Collected Poems (Carcanet)
Steve Mann     Stained Glass - Sally Richards (Survivors' Press)
James Morrison   Selective Seventies - Dominic Sandbrook's The 70s (BBC2, 2012)
  Stuart: A Life Backwards by Alexander Masters
Alan Morrison     The Magnificent Twelve: Anthology of Gregory Fellows (Sixties Press)
       Mavericks by Gwilym Williams
     The London Magazine October/November 2007
    A Shadow in Yucatán by Philippa Rees
    Genteel Messages by Gwilym Williams (Poetry Monthly Press, 2008)
      amazement - Creative Futures (QueenSpark, 2009)
    Bedlam by Catharine Arnold (Simon & Schuster, 2008)
    Austerity Britain - David Kynaston (Bloomsbury, 2007/08)
    Patterned language of the real - Andy Croft's Sticky (Flambard, 2009)
     The Night Shift - Poetry of The Night (Five Leaves Publications, 2010)
     The Wrong Jarrow - Tom Kelly (Smokestack, 2007/9)
     Glaciation - James Fountain (Poetry Monthly Press, 2010)
     Pessoa - A Vision - Simon Jenner (Perdika Editions, 2010)
    A Scattering - Christopher Reid (Arete, 2009)
    A New Waste Land - Michael Horovitz (New Departures, 2007)
    For The Inquiry - Nigel Mellor (Dab Hand Press, 2010)
     Here Is Some of the New Political Poetry
  A Stack of Smokestacks part one: N.S. Thompson; Betteridge et al.
  A Stack of Smokestacks part two: Victoria Bean; Andrew Jordan
    Saponia's Olympia debut and a CypressBooks Alan Britt
  Dreams of the Caucasus - Norman Jope (Shearsman, 2010)
  Dancing With Big Eunice - Alistair Findlay (Luath Press, 2010)
  1948 - Andy Croft (Five Leaves Publications, 2012)
    The Hollow Crown: Richard II (BBC2, 2012)
    The Hollow Crown: Henry IV Part 1 and 2 (BBC2, 2012)
    Scamp - Roland Camberton (Five Leaves/New London Editions, 2010)
Light Shining in Middlesbrough (Part 1) Smokestack/ Mudfog reviews
Light Shining in Middlesbrough (Part 2) Smokestack reviews
Hegemonick by Andrew Jordan (Shearsman, 2012)
A Field In England, Film4 2013
Red Hill - Peter Branson (2013)/ Getting On - Alexis Lykiard (2012)
Illusion & Austerity/ Verses in an Advertising Culture
The Innocents (1961)
Barkin'! - Mike Jenkins (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, 2013)
Yoke and Arrows - Rob Hindle (Smokestack, 2014)
Jolly Roger - Keith Howden/ Oswald's Book of Hours - Steve Ely
(Smokestack, 2012/ 13)
NEW: Romiosini - Yiannis Ritsos/ Crisis - 30 Greek Poets on the Crisis,
ed. Dinos Siotis (Smokestack, 2014)
Philippa Rees   On Chesil Beach by Ian McKewan - an alternative view*
Dave Russell Tomas Transtroemer – New Collected Poems (Bloodaxe, 2011)
NEW: Amputated Souls - The Psychiatric Assault on Liberty 1935-2011,
Anthony James (Imprint Academic, 2013)
Philip Ruthen     O Resplandor by Erin Moure (House of Anansi Press, 2010)
Out Is The Word (The Word Is Out, SHARP, 2012)
Open Season - Sally-Ann Murray
       Help Us Somebody - The Demolition of the Elderly - Bob Dumbleton
  Sally Richards - Emperor Dragonfly (Caparison, 2011)
Jaydeep Sarangi NEW: Nathalie Buckland - Shards & Figments (Australia, 2013)
Kevin Saving    NEW: Wilfred Owen - Guy Cuthbertson (Yale University Press, 2014)
Four Smokestacks and a Joker: MacMillan, Leonard, Skinner,
Plummer and Iannaco
Three new palaeoscriptologies of poems:
  'Journey of the Magi' by T.S. Eliot
  'To Lucasta, Going To The Wars' by Richard Lovelace
  'Ozymandias' by Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Philip Larkin - Poems, Selected by Martin Amis (Faber, 2011)
  Desperanto - Mike Wilson/The Limerickiad - Mark Rowson (Smokestack)
  Strange Meetings -The Poets of the Great War (Chatto & Windus, 2010)
   Family Values - Wendy Cope (Faber, 2001)
  Lives Like Loaded Guns - Lyndall Gordon (Virago, 2011)
    The Big Idea by Antony Archdeacon (AuthorHouse, 2008)
  Poetry chapbooks from Jan Bradley, Tom Jayston, Mary O'Dwyer,
Peter Street 
   The Poetry of Sam Silva Volume 3 - Selected Poems 2008-2009
    The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker (Simon & Schuster, 2009)
    Identity Parade - ed. Roddy Lumsden (Bloodaxe, 2010)
  District and Circle - Seamus Heaney
    The Ode Less Travelled - Stephen Fry
    Against Oblivion - Ian Hamilton/ The Great Modern Poets - Michael
    52 Ways of Looking at a Poem - Ruth Padel
    Look We Have Coming To Dover! - Dalgit Nagra (Faber);
  The Spoken Word Poets (CD)
      The Lodger - Shakespeare on Silver Street - C. Nicholl
    On Chesil Beach - Ian McKewan*
      Remembrance and other poems - Gary Beck
    Wendy Cope, Two Cures for Love - Selected Poems 1979 - 2006 (Faber)
    Young Stalin - S. Montefiore (Weidenfeld & Nicholson,2007)
    Losing Henry and other stories - Ezra Williams (Sixties Press, 2007)
    Who Murdered Geoffrey Chaucer? - Terry Jones (Methuen)
      Forever and Anon - ed. Gerry Hanson (JR Books, 2007)
    Milton - Poet, Pamphleteer and Patriot (Anna Beer; Bloomsbury, 2008)
    The Man Who Went into the West - Byron Rogers (Aurumn, 2006)
      The Bard - Robert Burns, A Biography, R. Crawford, (Cape, 2009)
      Poe: A Life cut Short, Peter Ackroyd, (Chatto & Windus, 2008)
      Sacred Blue - Mia Hart-Allison (Visionar Tongue Press, 2008)
    A Victorian Class Conflict? Dr J. T. Smith (Sussex Academic Press, 2009)
    Stepping Stones - Interviews with Seamus Heaney (Fabers, 2008)
    Words That Burn/ Catching Life by the Throat - J. Hart (Virago 2006/08)
    The Cinder Path - Andrew Motion (Fabers, 2009)
    Bundle O' Tinder - Rose Kelleher (Waywiser, 2008)
    A Walk Around The Lakes - Hunter Davies (Frances Lincoln, 2009)
      Thomas Hardy - Selected Poems (ed. Tim Armstrong; Pearson, 2009)
    The Quickening Maze - Adam Foulds (Jonathan Cape, 2009)
    Writing Poetry (Pan Macmillan, 2009)
    Sticky - Andy Croft (Flambard, 2009)
    Angels Over Elsimore/ Opal Sunset - Clive James (Picador, 2008)
    O the Windows of the Bookshop Must Be Broken - David Kessel
  Collected Poems 1970-2006 (Survivors' Press, 2006; 2nd edition 2010)
     The Stalin Epigram - Robert Littell (Duckworth Overlook, 2009)