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  • Christopher Ricks

    • Cyril Connolly: Journal and Memoir by David Pryce-Jones
    • J.B. Yeats: Letters to His Son W.B. Yeats and Others, 1869-1922 edited with a memoir by Joseph Hone
  • Letters
    Laura (Riding) Jackson, Martin Seymour-Smith, Brigid Brophy, John Murray, Earl Miner

  • Mary Midgley

    • Animal Thought by Stephen Walker
    • On the Evolution of Human Behaviour by Peter Reynolds
    • The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit by Melvin Konner
    • Sociobiology and the Human Dimension by Georg Breuer
    • Sociobiology and the Pre-Emption of Social Science by Alexander Rosenberg
  • Geoffrey Hawthorn

    • The Fall of Natural Man: The American Indian and the Origins of Comparative Ethnology by Anthony Pagden
  • Sheldon Rothblatt

    • The History Men: The Historical Profession in England since the Renaissance by John Kenyon
  • Gavin Ewart
    Poem: ‘An old person reflects on love’

  • Peter Redgrove
    Poem: ‘City of Boys’

  • John Maynard Smith

    • The Open Universe: An Argument for Indeterminism by Karl Popper, edited by W.W. Bartley
  • David Pears

    • Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language: An Elementary Exposition by Saul Kripke
  • Stuart Hampshire

    • A History of the Modern World: From 1917 to the 1980s by Paul Johnson
  • Marilyn Butler

    • English Literature in History: 1730-80: An Equal, Wide Survey edited by Raymond Williams, by John Barrell
    • English Literature in History: 1350-1400: Medieval Readers and Writers edited by Raymond Williams, by Janet Coleman
    • English Literature in History: 1780-1830: Pastoral and Politics edited by Raymond Williams, by Roger Sales
    • The Cambridge Guide to English Literature by Michael Stapleton
  • Paul Seabright

    • Utilitarianism and Beyond edited by Amartya Sen and Bernard Williams
  • Amartya Sen

    • Palanpur: The Economy of an Indian Village by C.J. Bliss and N.H. Stern
  • Anne Barton

    • Homosexuality in Renaissance England by Alan Bray
    • Comic Women, Tragic Men: A Study of Gender and Genre in Shakespeare by Linda Bamber
    • Still Harping on Daughters: Women and Drama in the Age of Shakespeare by Lisa Jardine
  • Julian Barnes
    Flaubert’s Parrot

  • A.J.P. Taylor

  • D.A.N. Jones

    • Dangerous Pursuits by Nicholas Salaman
    • Monimbo by Robert Moss
    • The Last Supper by Charles McCarry
    • Heartburn by Nora Ephron
    • August 1988 by David Fraser
    • The Cure by Peter Kocan
  • John Bayley

    • Collected Poems 1970-1983 by Donald Davie