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  • Geoffrey Hawthorn

    • In the Tracks of Historical Materialism by Perry Anderson
    • The Dialectics of Disaster by Ronald Aronson
    • Rethinking Socialism by Gavin Kitching
    • The Economics of Feasible Socialism by Alec Nove
    • The Labour Party in Crisis by Paul Whiteley
  • Letters
    Nicholas Penny, Lawrence Gowing, Christopher J. Walker, Eamon Delaney

  • Margot Heinemann

    • Brecht in Context: Comparative Approaches by John Willett
    • Brecht: A Biography by Ronald Hayman
  • Ted Hughes
    Poem: ‘Daffodils’

  • Gabriele Annan

    • The Exile: A Life of Ivy Litvinov by John Carswell
  • Sylvia Clayton

    • Sidney Bernstein by Caroline Moorehead
  • Alec Nove

    • Urban Inequalities under State Socialism by I. Szelenyi
  • Christopher Ricks

    • Required Writing: Miscellaneous Pieces 1955-1982 by Philip Larkin
  • Frank Kermode

    • The Paper Men by William Golding
    • William Golding: A Critical Study by Mark Kinkead-Weekes and Ian Gregor
  • Michael Holroyd

    • Bernard Shaw: A Bibliography, Vols I and II by Dan Laurence
    • Bernard Shaw. Vol. I: 1856-1907 by Margery Morgan
    • The Art and Mind of Shaw: Essays in Criticism by A.M. Gibbs
  • Malise Ruthven

    • Pierre Loti: Portrait of an Escapist by Lesley Blanch
  • Clive James
    Poem: ‘Johnny Weissmuller dead in Acapulco’

  • Earl Miner

    • A History of Japanese Literature. Vol. I: The First Thousand Years by Shuichi Kato, translated by David Chibbett
    • A History of Japanese Literature. Vol. II: The Years of Isolation by Shuichi Kato, translated by Don Sanderson
    • A History of Japanese Literature. Vol. III: The Modern Years by Shuichi Kato, translated by Don Sanderson
    • World within Walls by Donald Keene
    • Modern Japanese Poets and the Nature of Literature by Makoto Ueda
    • Low City, High City: Tokyo from Edo to the Earthquake by Edward Seidensticker
  • A.J.P. Taylor

  • W.R. Mead

    • Sheep and Man by M.L. Ryder
    • Outback by Thomas Keneally
  • D.A.N. Jones

    • Modern Baptists by James Wilcox
    • Speranza by Sven Delblanc, translated by Paul Britten Austin
    • High Spirits by Robertson Davies
    • Hanabeke by Dudley St John Magnus
    • Train to Hell by Alexei Sayle
    • The English Way of Doing Things by William Donaldson