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  • Bernard Williams

    • Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation by Sissela Bok
    • The Secrets File: The Case for Freedom of Information in Britain Today edited by Des Wilson, foreword by David Steel
  • Letters
    Paul Cartledge, Michael Stewart, Craig Raine, Eric Warner

  • P.N. Furbank

    • Experiment in Autobiography: Discoveries and Conclusion of a Very Ordinary Brain (since 1866) by H.G. Wells
    • H.G. Wells in Love: Postscript to an Experiment in Autobiography edited by G.P. Wells
    • The Man with a Nose, and the Other Uncollected Short Stories of H.G. Wells edited by J.R. Hammond
  • David Pears

    • The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell. Vol. VII: Theory of Knowledge: The 1913 Manuscript edited by Elizabeth Ramsden Eames and Kenneth Blackwell
    • Freedom and Morality, and Other Essays by A.J. Ayer
    • More of My Life by A.J. Ayer
  • P.N. Johnson-Laird

    • The Modularity of Mind: An Essay on Faculty Psychology by Jerry Fodor
  • Richard Poirier

    • The Principles of Psychology by William James, introduction by George Miller
    • A Stroll with William James by Jacques Barzun
    • Becoming William James by Howard Feinstein
    • Essays in Psychology by William James, edited by Frederick Burkhardt and Fredson Bowers
  • Mary Midgley

    • Greenham Common: Women at the Wire edited by Barbara Harford and Sarah Hopkins
    • Weapons and Hope by Freeman Dyson
  • Onora O’Neill

    • Public and Private in Social Life edited by S.I. Benn and G.F. Gaus
    • Public Man, Private Woman by Jean Bethke Elshtain
    • Women’s Choices: Philosophical Problems facing Feminism by Mary Midgley and Judith Hughes
  • John Dunn

    • Property and Political Theory by Alan Ryan
  • Sylvia Kantaris
    Poem: ‘Mothballs’

  • N.V. Rampant meets Martin Amis

  • Christopher Ricks

    • Tough guys don’t dance by Norman Mailer
  • Nicholas Spice

    • On the Perimeter: Caroline Blackwood at Greenham Common by Caroline Blackwood
    • The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
    • Corrigan by Caroline Blackwood
    • According to Mark by Penelope Lively
  • Michael Glenny
    Bitov’s Secrets

  • Robert Blake

    • Lord Liverpool: The Life and Political Career of Robert Banks Jenkinson, Second Earl of Liverpool 1770-1828 by Norman Gash
  • Michael Hofmann
    Two Poems

  • Arthur Marwick

    • War and Society in Europe 1870-1970 by Brian Bond
    • Wars and Welfare: Britain 1914-1945 by Max Beloff
    • The Causes of Wars, and Other Essays by Michael Howard
  • Peter Burke

    • Saints and Society: The Two Worlds of Western Christendom 1000-1700 by Donald Weinstein and Rudolph Bell
    • The Norman Conquest and Beyond by Frank Barlow
    • Miracles and the Medieval Mind by Benedicta Ward
    • The Great Debate on Miracles: From Joseph Glanvill to David Hume by R.M. Burns
    • Saints and their Cults: Studies in Religious Sociology, Folklore and History edited by Stephen Wilson
  • Noel Malcolm

    • De Cive: The Latin Version by Thomas Hobbes, edited by Howard Warrender
    • De Cive: The English Version by Thomas Hobbes, edited by Howard Warrender
  • Rosalind Mitchison

    • The Companion to Gaelic Scotland edited by Derick Thomson
    • Experience and Enlightenment: Socialisation for Cultural Changes in 18th-Century Scotland by Charles Camic
    • Knee Deep in Claret: A Celebration of Wine and Scotland by Billy Kay and Cailean Maclean
    • Education and Opportunity in Victorian Scotland: Schools and Universities by R.D. Anderson
    • Scotland: The Real Divide edited by Gordon Brown and Robin Cook
    • Wealth and Virtue: The Shaping of Political Economy in the Scottish Enlightenment edited by Istvan Hont and Michael Ignatieff
  • C.K. Stead

  • Graham Hough

    • Kinds of Literature: An Introduction to the Theory of Genres and Modes by Alastair Fowler
  • Seamus Deane

    • The Mystery Religion of W.B. Yeats by Graham Hough
    • Yeats, Eliot, Pound and the Politics of Poetry by Cairns Craig
    • Yeats. Poems 1919-1935: A Selection of Critical Essays edited by Elizabeth Cullingford
    • The Poet and his Audience by Ian Jack
    • A New Commentary on the Poems of W.B. Yeats by A. Norman Jeffares
    • Poems of W.B. Yeats by A. Norman Jeffares