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  • Robert Blake

    • The Last Edwardian at No 10: An Impression of Harold Macmillan by George Hutchinson
  • Letters
    Bernard Richards, René Weis, Rosalind Mitchison, Michael Mason

  • Robert Taubman

    • Faces in My Time by Anthony Powell
  • Brigid Brophy

    • Doctor Fischer of Geneva. Or The Bomb Party by Graham Greene
  • Bernard Williams

    • Logic and Society by Jon Elster
    • Ulysses and the Sirens by Jon Elster
  • William Vaughan

    • The Diary of Joseph Farington RA: Vols V and VI (1 August 1801-31 December 1804) edited by Kenneth Garlick
  • Simon Schama

    • Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur by Ernest Samuels
    • Being Bernard Berenson by Meryle Secrest
  • Charles Tomlinson
    Poem: ‘At the Edge’

  • Keith Kyle

    • Ethnic Power Mobilised: Can South Africa change? by Heribert Adam
    • Transkei’s Half Loaf: Race Separatism in South Africa by Newell Stultz
    • Year of Fire, Year of Ash The Soweto Revolt: Roots of a Revolution? by Baruch Hirson
    • The past is another country: Rhodesia 1890-1979 by Martin Meredith
  • Rosalind Mitchison

    • The Philosophic Radicals: Nine Studies in Theory and Practice, 1817-1841 by William Thomas
  • Francis Bennion

    • Respectable Rebels edited by Roger King
    • The Judge by Patrick Devlin
    • Human Rights edited by F.E. Dowrick
    • In on the Act by Sir Harold Kent
    • Law, Justice and Social Policy by Rosalind Brooke
    • Inequality, Crime and Public Policy by John Braithwaite
  • Patricia Beer
    Poem: ‘The Conjurer’

  • Susannah Clapp

    • A Country Calendar by Flora Thompson, edited by Margaret Lane
  • Gavin Ewart
    Poem: ‘On the Surrey/Hampshire Border’

  • C.K. Stead

    • Five American Poets by John Matthias, introduction by Michael Schmidt
    • The New Australian Poetry edited by John Tranter
    • Carpenters of Light by Neil Powell
    • Mirabell: Books of Number by James Merrill
    • The Book of the Body by Frank Bidart
    • Skull of Adam by Stanley Moss
    • Poems 1928-1978 by Stanley Kunitz
  • Hans Keller

    • Michael Tippett: An Introductory Study by David Matthews
    • Tippett and his Operas by Eric Walter White