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  • Jonathan Glover
    Letting people die

  • Letters
    L.S. Pressnell, Ian Gilmour, Edmund Leach, Donald Light, Michael Mason

  • Noël Annan

    • Edwardian Excursions: From the Diaries of A.C. Benson 1898-1904 edited by A.C. Benson and David Newsome
    • Geoffrey Madan’s Notebooks edited by John Gere and John Sparrow
  • Michael Ignatieff

    • Sex, Politics and Society: The Regulation of Sexuality since 1800 by Jeffrey Weeks
    • Sexual Preference: Its Development in Men and Women by Alan Bell, Martin Weinberg and Sue Kiefer Hammersmith
    • Pornography and Silence by Susan Griffin
    • The History of Sexuality. Vol. 1 by Michel Foucault, translated by Robert Hurley
  • Selima Hill
    Poem: ‘Charlotte’

  • Andrew Motion
    Poem: ‘Resident at the Club’

  • C.H. Roberts

    • The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln
    • The Foreigner: A Search for the First-Century Jesus by Desmond Stewart
    • Satan: The Early Christian Tradition by Jeffrey Burton Russell
  • Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
    Poland and the New France

  • Barbara Wootton

    • Girls Growing Up in Late Victorian and Edwardian England by Carol Dyhouse
    • Hooligans or Rebels: An Oral History of Working-Class Childhood and Youth 1889-1939 by Stephen Humphries
  • Sean O’Faolain

    • The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen introduction by Angus Wilson
    • Elizabeth Bowen: An Estimation by Hermione Lee
  • Mark Amory

    • Evelyn Waugh, Writer by Robert Murray Davis
  • D.A.N. Jones

    • The Works of Witter Bynner: Selected Letters edited by James Kraft
    • A Memoir of D.H. Lawrence: The Betrayal by G.H. Neville, edited by Carl Baron
  • John Sutherland

    • The Survivors by Elaine Feinstein
    • Helliconia Spring by Brian Aldiss
    • The Great Fire of London by Peter Ackroyd
    • A Loss of Heart by Robert McCrum
  • Brian Bond

    • Auchinleck: The Lonely Soldier by Philip Warner
    • Das Reich: Resistance and the March of the 2nd SS Panzer Division through France, June 1944 by Max Hastings
  • Roy Porter

    • The Letters and Prose Writings of William Cowper. Vol. I: 1750-1781 edited by James King and Charles Ryskamp
    • The Poems of William Cowper: Vol. 1 1748-1782 edited by John Baird and Charles Ryskamp
    • The Letters and Prose Writings of William Cowper. Vol. II: 1782-1786 edited by James King and Charles Ryskamp
  • A.J.P. Taylor

  • Stephen Bann

    • Dissemination by Jacques Derrida
  • Alan Bleakley
    Poem: ‘Specimens in Resin, Specimens in Cases’

  • Claude Rawson

    • Ferocious Alphabets by Denis Donoghue