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  • Paul Addison

    • Labour in Power 1945-1951 by Kenneth Morgan
  • Letters
    E.H. Gombrich, Jaynie Anderson, Helen Gardner, Reginald Whitaker, Edward Said, Ronald Hayman, Margot Heinemann

  • Tam Dalyell on the Sunday sinking of the ‘Belgrano’

    • The Sinking of the ‘Belgrano’ by Desmond Rice and Arthur Gavshon
    • Our Falklands War edited by Geoffrey Underwood
  • Richard Hyman

    • Industry, Unions and Government: Twenty-One Years of NEDC by Keith Middlemas
    • Strikes in Post-War Britain: A Study of Stoppages of Work Due to Industrial Disputes, 1946-73 by J.W. Durcan, W.E.J. McCarthy and G.P. Redman
    • Picketing: Industrial Disputes, Tactics and the Law by Peggy Kahn, Norman Lewis, Rowland Livock and Paul Wiles
  • Brian Oxley
    Two Poems

  • Richard Shannon

    • Albert, Prince Consort by Robert Rhodes James
  • Andrew Motion
    Poem: ‘These Days’

  • J.I.M. Stewart

    • Edmund Gosse: A Literary Landscape 1849-1928 by Ann Thwaite
  • Claude Rawson

    • The World, the Text and the Critic by Edward Said
    • The Deconstructive Turn: Essays in the Rhetoric of Philosophy by Christopher Norris
    • The New Pelican Guide to English Literature. Vol. VIII: The Present edited by Boris Ford
  • Angus Calder

    • The Life of Arthur Ransome by Hugh Brogan
    • Bohemia in London by Arthur Ransome, introduced by Rupert Hart-Davis
  • Frank Kermode

    • Home and Dry: Memoirs III by Roy Fuller
  • C.H. Sisson

    • Whaur Extremes Meet: The Poetry of Hugh MacDiarmid 1920-1934 by Catherine Kerrigan
    • Elemental Things: The Poetry of Hugh MacDiarmid by Harvey Oxenhorn
    • Aesthetics in Scotland by Hugh MacDiarmid and Alan Bold
    • Annals of the Five Senses by Hugh MacDiarmid and Alan Bold
    • Hugh MacDiarmid: The Terrible Crystal by Alan Bold
    • Hugh MacDiarmid (C.M. Grieve) by Kenneth Buthlay
    • The Thistle Rises: An Anthology of Poetry and Prose by Hugh MacDiarmid edited by Alan Bold
    • A Scottish Poetry Book by Alan Bold, Bob Dewar, Iain McIntosh and Rodger McPhail
    • Edinburgh and the Borders in Verse by Allan Massie
  • Clive James
    Poem: ‘Funnelweb’

  • D.A.N. Jones

    • Old Catholics and Anglicans: 1931-1981 edited by Gordon Huelin
    • Anglican Essays by C.H. Sisson
    • The Song of Roland by C.H. Sisson
    • The Regrets by Joachim du Bellay, translated by C.H. Sisson
  • Sissela Bok

    • Collected Works of John Stuart Mill. Vol. I: Autobiography and Literary Essays edited by John Robson and Jack Stillinger
  • David Story

  • Barbara Wootton

    • McNee’s Law: The Memoirs of Sir David McNee by David McNee
    • Police and People in London. Vol. I: A Survey of Londoners by David Smith
    • Police and People in London. Vol. II: A Group of Young Black People by Stephen Small
    • Police and People in London. Vol. III: A Survey of Police Officers by David Smith
    • Police and People in London. Vol. IV: The Police in Action by David Smith and Jeremy Gray
  • Sylvia Clayton

    • Something Out There by Nadine Gordimer
    • My Search for Warren Harding by Robert Plunket
    • West of Sunset by Dirk Bogarde