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Cover: Hans Holbein



  • G.R. Elton

    • The Lisle Letters edited by Muriel St Clare Byrne
  • Letters
    Anthony Hallam, Jonathan Fryer

  • V.G. Kiernan

    • Revolutionary Empire: The Rise of the English-Speaking Empires from the 15th Century to the 1780s by Angus Calder
  • Hugo Williams
    Poem: ‘Sonny Jim’s House’

  • A.J.P. Taylor

    • Democracy and Sectarianism: A Political and Social History of Liverpool 1868-1939 by P.J. Waller
  • Douglas Johnson

    • The Popes and European Revolution by Owen Chadwick
  • Christopher Hill

    • Utopia and the Ideal Society: A Study of English Utopian Writing, 1516-1700 by J.C. Davis
    • Science and Society in Restoration England by Michael Hunter
  • Richard Tuck

    • Social Justice in the Liberal State by Bruce Ackerman
    • Justice and Liberty by David Raphael
  • Graham Hough

    • A Start in Life by Anita Brookner
    • Rhine Journey by Ann Schlee
    • The Sure Salvation by John Hearne
    • Beloved Latitudes by David Pownall
  • Francis Wyndham
    The Half Brother

  • Dan Jacobson

    • The Oxford Book of Short Stories by V.S. Pritchett
    • The Short Story in English by Walter Allen
  • Claude Rawson

    • English Subtitles by Peter Porter
    • Unplayed Music by Carol Rumens
    • Close Relatives by Vicki Feaver
  • Patricia Beer

    • Part of a Journey: An Autobiographical Journal 1977-1979 by Philip Toynbee
  • Gabriel Josipovici

    • Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective edited by William Rubin
    • Picasso: His Life and Work by Roland Penrose
    • Portrait of Picasso by Roland Penrose
    • Viva Picasso: A Centennial Celebration, 1881-1981 by Donald Duncan
    • Picasso: The Cubist Years, 1907-1916 by Pierre Daix and Joan Rosselet
    • Picasso’s Guernica: The Labyrinth of Vision by Frank Russell
  • Brigid Brophy

    • The Game: My 40 Years in Tennis by Jack Kramer and Frank Deford
  • Raymond Williams

    • Collected Plays by Bertolt Brecht, John Willett, Ralph Manheim and Eyre Manheim
    • Collected Plays: Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht, edited by Ralph Manheim, translated by John Willett
    • Collected Plays: Mother Courage and her Children by Bertolt Brecht, edited by John Willett and Ralph Manheim, translated by John Willett
    • Collected Plays: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht, edited by John Willett and Ralph Manheim, translated by Ralph Manheim
  • David Cannadine

    • Rothschild Buildings: Life in an East End Tenement Block 1887-1920 by Jerry White
    • East End Underworld: Chapters in the Life of Arthur Harding by Raphael Samuel
  • Jonathan Sumption

    • Crusader Institutions by Joshua Prawer
  • Ronald Fraser

    • Modern Spain 1875-1980 by Raymond Carr
  • C.K. Stead
    Poem: ‘A Warm Wind from the East’

  • E.S. Turner

    • An Ensign in the Peninsular War: The Letters of John Aitchison edited by W.F.K Thompson