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  • Richard Rorty

    • Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind by John Searle
  • Letters
    Nancy Dunstable, Basil Greenslade, Michael Humphrey, Vanessa Ayer, Peter Parker, Editors, ‘London Review’

  • W.G. Runciman

    • Caste Marks: Style and Status in the USA by Paul Fussell
  • Judith Shklar

    • The Pursuit of Happiness by Jan Lewis
    • Jefferson’s Extracts from the Gospels: ‘The Philosophy of Jesus’ and ‘The Life and Morals of Jesus’ edited by Dickinson Adams
  • Mary Lefkowitz

    • Miss Manners’ Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behaviour by Judith Martin
    • Gilbert: A Comedy of Manners by Judith Martin
  • Craig Raine

    • The Collected Prose of Elizabeth Bishop edited by Robert Giroux
  • Peter Parsons

    • Vindolanda: The Latin Writing-Tablets by A.K. Bowman and J.D. Thomas
    • The Christians as the Romans saw them by Robert Wilken
    • The First Urban Christians: The Social World of the Apostle Paul by Wayne Meeks
    • Life in Egypt under Roman Rule by Naphtali Lewis
  • Hugh Lloyd-Jones

    • Joseph Scaliger: A Study in the History of Classical Scholarship by Anthony Grafton
  • Keith Kyle

    • Caveat by Alexander Haig
  • Francis Wyndham
    Eating Alone

  • Raymond Williams

    • Record of a Life: An Autobiography by Georg Lukacs, edited by Istvan Eörsi
    • Lukacs Revalued edited by Agnes Heller
    • The Young Lukacs by Lee Congdon
  • Angus Calder

    • The Common People: A History from the Norman Conquest to the Present by J.F.C. Harrison
    • British Society 1914-45 by John Stevenson
    • The World We Left Behind: A Chronicle of the Year 1939 by Robert Kee
    • Wigan Pier Revisited: Poverty and Politics in the Eighties by Beatrix Campbell
  • Richard Mayne

    • Essays on Detective Fiction edited by Bernard Benstock
    • Dashiell Hammett: A Life at the Edge by William Nolan
    • The Life of Dashiell Hammett by Diane Johnson
    • Hellman in Hollywood by Bernard Dick
  • Michael Hofmann
    Poem: ‘From Kensal Rise to Heaven’

  • Nicholas Spice

    • Present Times by David Storey
    • The Uses of Fiction: Essays on the Modern Novel in Honour of Arnold Kettle edited by Douglas Jefferson and Graham Martin
    • The Hawthorn Goddess by Glyn Hughes
  • Jonathan Steinberg

  • Tom Paulin

    • Poetry and Metamorphosis by Charles Tomlinson
    • Translations by Charles Tomlinson
    • Conversation with the Prince by Tadeusz Rozewicz, translated by Adam Czerniawski
    • Passions and Impressions by Pablo Neruda, translated by Margaret Sayers Peden
    • An Empty Room by Leopold Staff, translated by Adam Czerniawski