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  • David Cannadine

    • King George V by Kenneth Rose
  • Letters
    John McDowell, Linda Levy Peck, Marilyn Butler, Nicolas Walter, Robert Wilcocks

  • Frank Kermode

    • The Forties: From the Notebooks and Diaries of the Period by Edmund Wilson, edited with an introduction by Leon Edel
    • The Portable Edmund Wilson edited by Lewis Dabney
    • To the Finland Station by Edmund Wilson
  • Alan Brownjohn
    Poem: ‘In a Restaurant’

  • S.E.G Curtis
    Poem: ‘Colleague’

  • Penelope Gilliatt

    • The Road to Tara: The Life of Margaret Mitchell by Anne Edwards
  • Onora O’Neill

    • Feminism by John Charvet
    • Women, Reason and Nature by Carol McMillan
  • Jose Harris

    • Eve and the New Jerusalem: Socialism and Feminism in the 19th Century by Barbara Taylor
    • Virgins and Viragos: A History of Women in Scotland from 1080 to 1980 by Rosalind Marshall
  • John Bayley

    • The Russian Revolutionary Novel: Turgenev to Pasternak by Richard Freeborn
    • Boris Pasternak: His Life and Art by Guy de Mallac
    • Pasternak: A Biography by Ronald Hingley
    • Selected Poems by Boris Pasternak, translated by Jon Stallworthy and Peter France
    • Poets of Modern Russia by Peter France
    • Russian Literature since the Revolution by Edward Brown
  • Maurice Bloch

    • Karl Marx Collective: Economy, Society and Religion in a Siberian Collective Farm by Caroline Humphrey
  • Dan Jacobson

    • Final Judgment: My Life as a Soviet Defence Lawyer by Dina Kaminskaya, translated by Michael Glenny
    • Memoirs by Petro Grigorenko, translated by Thomas Whitney
    • Notes of a Revolutionary by Andrei Amalrik
  • Paul Rogers
    The Road to Goose Green

  • Sydney Checkland

    • Exploring the Urban Past: Essays in Urban History by H.J. Dyos edited by David Cannadine and David Reeder
    • Themes in Urban History: Patricians, Power and Politics in 19th-Century Towns edited by David Cannadine
  • Peter Lamarque

    • The Critical Historians of Art by Michael Podro
    • A World History of Art by Hugh Honour and John Fleming
    • The Test of Time: An Essay in Philosophical Aesthetics by Anthony Savile
  • J.I.M. Stewart

    • M.R. James: An Informal Portrait by Michael Cox
  • Pat Rogers

    • Shame by Salman Rushdie
    • Scandal by A.N. Wilson
    • Love and Glory by Melvyn Bragg
    • The Complete Knowledge of Sally Fry by Sylvia Murphy
  • Claude Rawson

    • The Borrowers Avenged by Mary Norton
  • Ian Hamilton

  • D.A.N. Jones

    • George Borrow: Eccentric by Michael Collie
    • A World of his Own: The Double Life of George Borrow by David Williams
    • Eothen: Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East by Alexander Kinglake and Jan Morris
    • Eothen by Alexander Kinglake and Jonathan Raban
  • Aidan Higgins
    Beneath the Ice-Shelf