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Contents


  • Ross McKibbin
    If/when Labour gets in …

  • Letters
    Perry Anderson, Adam Phillips, Mark Thompson, Neil Forster, Alastair Macaulay, Patrick Parrinder, Robert Creamer, Teresa Harley

  • David Runciman
    The Plot to Make Us Stupid

  • Christopher Hitchens

    • On the Eve of the Millennium: The Future of Democracy through an Age of Unreason by Conor Cruise O’Brien
  • Frank Kermode

    • The Feminisation of American Culture by Ann Douglas
    • Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the Twenties by Ann Douglas
  • Charles Simic
    Four Poems

  • Thomas Laqueur

    • The Facts of Life: The Creation of Sexual Knowledge in Britain 1650-1950 by Roy Porter and Lesley Hall
  • John Barrell

    • The Collected Works of James Hogg. Vol. I: The Shepherd’s Calendar edited by Douglas Mack
    • Collected Works of James Hogg. Vol. II: The Three Perils of Woman edited by David Groves, Antony Hasler and Douglas Mack
    • Collected Works of James Hogg. Vol. III: A Queer Book edited by P.D. Garside
  • Iain Sinclair

    • Blake by Peter Ackroyd
    • Collected Edition of William Blake’s Illuminated Books: Vol I: Jerusalem series editor David Bindman, edited by Morton D. Paley
    • Collected Edition of William Blake’s Illuminated Books: Vol. II: Songs of Innocence and Experience series editor David Bindman, edited by Andrew Lincoln
    • Collected Edition of William Blake’s Illuminated Books: Vol III: The Early Illuminated Books series editor David Bindman, edited by Morris Eaves, Robert Essick and Joseph Viscomi
    • Collected Edition of William Blake’s Illuminated Books: Vol. IV: The Continental Prophecies: America, Europe, The Song of Los series editor David Bindman, edited by D.W. Dörbecker
    • Collected Edition of William Blake’s Illuminated Books: Vol. V: Milton, a Poem series editor David Bindman, edited by Robert Essick and Joseph Viscomi
    • Collected Edition of William Blake’s Illuminated Books: Vol. VI: The Urizen Books series editor David Bindman, edited by David Worrall
  • Margaret Visser

    • The English, the French and the Oyster by Robert Neild
  • Tom Shippey

    • Alfred the Great by David Sturdy
    • King Alfred the Great by Alfred Smyth
  • Terence Hawkes

    • The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr by R.R. Davies
    • The Prince’s Choice: A Personal Selection from Shakespeare
  • C.K. Stead

    • Letters of Claire Clairmont, Charles Clairmont and Fanny Imlay Godwin edited by Marion Kingston Stocking
  • Michael Wood

    • James Whale: A Biography by Mark Gatiss
  • Dale Peck

    • Like People in History: A Gay American Epic by Felice Picano
    • How Long Has This Been Going On? by Ethan Mordden
    • The Facts of Life by Patrick Gale
    • Flesh and Blood by Michael Cunningham
  • Jenny Diski
    Diary

  • August Kleinzahler
    Poem: ‘Snow in North Jersey’