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Cover: Peter Campbell



  • Marilyn Butler

    • The Diary of Thomas Turner 1754-1765 edited by David Vaisey
    • John Clare’s Autobiographical Writings edited by Eric Robinson
    • John Clare: The Journals, Essays, and the Journey from Essex edited by Anne Tibble
    • The Natural History Prose Writings of John Clare edited by Margaret Grainger
    • John Clare and the Folk Tradition by George Deacon
  • Letters
    Randall Rothenberg, Roy MacGregor-Hastie, William Milne, Laura Cumming, Editor, ‘London Review of Books’, R.H. Popkin, Sally, Editors, ‘London Review’

  • Gavin Ewart
    Poem: ‘‘John Betjeman: A Life in Pictures’’

  • Christopher Driver

    • The Fourth Reich by Magnus Linklater, Isabel Hilton and Neal Ascherson
    • I didn’t say goodbye by Claudine Vegh
  • Blake Morrison
    Poem: ‘Xerox’

  • Barbara Wootton

    • The Diary of Beatrice Webb. Vol. III: ‘The Power to Alter Things’ edited by Norman MacKenzie and Jeanne MacKenzie
    • Beatrice and Sidney Webb: Fabian Socialists by Lisanne Radice
  • Brian Harrison

    • Significant Sisters: The Grassroots of Active Feminism 1839-1939 by Margaret Forster
    • Stepping Stones to Women’s Liberty: Feminist Ideas in the Women’s Movement 1900-1918 by Les Garner
    • Women First: The Female Tradition in English Physical Education 1880-1980 by Sheila Fletcher
    • A Woman’s Place: An Oral History of Working-Class Women 1890-1940 by Elizabeth Roberts
  • Keith Griffin

    • The Quality of Mercy: Cambodia, Holocaust and Modern Conscience by William Shawcross
  • D.A.N. Jones

    • The House of Mitford by Jonathan Guinness and Catherine Guinness
  • E.S. Turner

    • Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of Windsor by Anne Edwards
  • T.J. Binyon

    • Agatha Christie by Janet Morgan
  • David Lodge
    Poem: ‘A Martian goes to College’

  • Frank Kermode

    • Frederic Harrison: The Vocations of a Positivist by Martha Vogeler
    • Leslie Stephen: The Godless Victorian by Noël Annan
  • C.H. Sisson

    • The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters: Correspondence of George Lyttelton and Rupert Hart-Davis. edited by Rupert Hart-Davis
  • Jonathan Bate

    • The Oxford Book of War Poetry edited by Jon Stallworthy
    • Secret Destinations by Charles Causley
    • Fast Forward by Peter Porter
    • Dark Glasses by Blake Morrison
  • John Sutherland

    • Wild Berries by Yevgeny Yevtushenko, translated by Antonia Bovis
    • The Burn by Vassily Aksyonov, translated by Michael Glenny
    • Fellow Travellers by T.C. Worsley
    • The Power of the Dog by Thomas Savage
    • The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth
    • The Set-Up by Vladimir Volkoff, translated by Alan Sheridan
  • Walter Kendrick

    • Getting to know the General: The Story of an Involvement by Graham Greene
    • Saints, Sinners and Comedians: The Novels of Graham Greene by Roger Sharrock
    • Travels in Greeneland: The Cinema of Graham Greene by Quentin Falk
    • The Other Man: Conversations with Graham Greene by Marie-Françoise Allain
  • Emma Tennant
    The German in the Wood

  • A.J.P. Taylor

  • Peter Campbell

    • William Kent by Michael Wilson
    • James Gibbs by Terry Friedman
    • Sir John Soane, Architect by Dorothy Stroud
    • The Later Paintings and Drawings of John Constable by Graham Reynolds
  • Conrad Russell

    • The Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester edited by Keith Walker