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  • Eric Hobsbawm

    • War and Society in Revolutionary Europe 1770-1870 by Geoffrey Best
    • European Empires from Conquest to Collapse 1815-1960 by V.G. Kiernan
  • Letters
    Hans Aarsleff, Isaiah Berlin, Stephen Bann, John Nicoll, Blake Morrison, Editor, ‘London Review of Books’, Arthur Terry, P.J. Croft

  • Arthur Marwick

    • The Wasting of the British Economy by Sidney Pollard
    • The Global 2000 Report to the President: Entering the 21st Century
    • United Kingdom Facts by Richard Rose and Ian McAllister
  • Barry Supple

    • Getting and Spending: Public Expenditure, Employment and Inflation by Leo Pliatzky
    • Inside the Treasury by Joel Barnett
    • Public Expenditure and Social Policy: An Examination of Social Spending and Social Priorities edited by Alan Walker
  • Peter Clarke

    • The Collected Writings of John Maynard Keynes: Vol. XIX. Activities 1924-9: The Return to Gold and Industrial Policy edited by Sir Austin Robinson and Donald Moggridge
    • The Collected Writings of John Maynard Keynes: Vol. XX. Activities 1929-31: Rethinking Employment and Unemployment Policies edited by Sir Austin Robinson and Donald Moggridge
    • The Collected Writings of John Maynard Keynes: Vol. XXI. Activities 1931-9: edited by Sir Austin Robinson and Donald Moggridge
  • John Gibbens
    Poem: ‘A Wild Inhabitation’

  • David Pears

    • Reason, Truth and History by Hilary Putnam
  • John Bayley
    Poem: ‘Ode to a Private Convenience’

  • John Maynard Smith

    • The Laws of the Game: How the principles of nature govern science by Manfred Eigen and Ruthild Winkler, translated by Robert Kimber and Rita Kimber
  • Brian Bond

    • End of the Affair: The Collapse of the Anglo-French Alliance 1939-40 by Eleanor Gates
    • The Strategy of Phoney War: Britain, Sweden and the Iron Ore Question 1939-1940 by Thomas Munch-Petersen
  • Charles Townshend

    • Davitt and Irish Revolution 1846-1882 by T.W. Moody
  • Alasdair MacIntyre

    • Iris Murdoch: Work for the Spirit by Elizabeth Dipple
  • Jon Elster

    • Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology by M.I. Finley
    • Economy and Society in Ancient Greece by M.I. Finley
    • The Legacy of Greece: A New Appraisal edited by M.I. Finley
  • Ursula Creagh

    • Life after Marriage: Scenes from Divorce by A. Alvarez
  • Pat Rogers

    • The Samurai by Shusaku Endo, translated by Van C. Gessel
    • The Obedient Wife by Julia O’Faolain
    • Pinball by Jerzy Kosinski
    • Brother of the More Famous Jack by Barbara Trapido
  • Victoria Brittain

    • Devil on the Cross by Ngugi wa Thiongo
    • Detained: A Writer’s Prison Diary by Ngugi wa Thiongo
    • Writers in Politics by Ngugi wa Thiongo
    • Ake: The Years of Childhood by Wole Soyinka
  • Errol Trzebinski

    • Letters from Africa 1914-1931 by Isak Dinesen, edited by Frans Lasson, translated by Anne Born
  • Karl Miller

  • Julian Barnes

    • The Family Idiot: Gustave Flaubert 1821-1857 by Jean-Paul Sartre
    • Sartre and Flaubert by Hazel Barnes