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Cover: Christopher Killip



  • Neal Ascherson

    • Citizen Ken by John Carvel
  • Letters
    Donald Davie, Charles Martindale, Maurice Punch, Alan Ansen, D.A.N. Jones, Richard Mayne

  • Iain McGilchrist

    • The AIDS Epidemic edited by Kevin Cahill
    • AIDS: Your Questions Answered by Richard Fisher
    • Fighting for Our Lives by Kit Mouat
  • Medbh McGuckian
    Five Poems

  • Marilyn Butler

    • Stanley and the Women by Kingsley Amis
  • Susannah Clapp

    • A Portrait of Fryn: A Biography of F. Tennyson Jesse by Joanna Colenbrander
  • Mary-Kay Wilmers

    • Kept Women: Mistresses in the Eighties by Edna Salamon
  • Douglas Johnson

    • La Cérémonie des Adieux by Simone de Beauvoir
    • Simone de Beauvoir Today by Alice Schwarzer, translated by Marianne Howarth
    • Lettres au Castor et à Quelques Autres by Jean-Paul Sartre, edited by Simone de Beauvoir
  • Mary Midgley

    • The Case for Animal Rights by Tom Regan
    • Rights, Killing and Suffering: Moral Vegetarianism and Applied Ethics by R.G. Frey
  • Bernard Williams

    • Reasons and Persons by Derek Parfit
  • Ian Gilmour

    • Another Heart and Other Pulses: The Alternative to the Thatcher Society by Michael Foot
  • Blair Worden

    • The Weaker Vessel: Woman’s Lot in 17th-Century England by Antonia Fraser
    • Family Life in the 17th Century: The Verneys of Claydon House by Miriam Slater
  • J.I.M. Stewart

    • Hilaire Belloc by A.N. Wilson
  • John Bayley

    • The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera, translated by Henry Heim
  • John Sutherland

    • The Place of Dead Roads by William Burroughs
    • Angels by Denis Johnson
    • Moll Cutpurse: Her True History by Ellen Galford
  • Peter Campbell

    • English Journey by J.B. Priestley
    • English Journey, or The Road to Milton Keynes by Beryl Bainbridge
    • Crisis and Conservation: Conflict in the British Countryside by Charlie Pye-Smith and Chris Rose
    • Invisible Country: A Journey through Scotland by James Campbell
    • Literary Britain by Bill Brandt
  • Charles Osborne

  • Gabriele Annan

    • Milady Vine: The Autobiography of Philippe de Rothschild edited by Joan Littlewood
    • I meant to marry him: A Personal Memoir by Jean MacGibbon
  • Michael Church

    • Growing Up by Russell Baker
    • Scouse Mouse, or I never got over it: An Autobiography by George Melly
    • The Haunted Mind by Hallam Tennyson