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  • David Marquand

    • Hugh Dalton by Ben Pimlott
  • Letters
    Roger Kojecky, Barbara Everett, Hugh Lloyd-Jones, John Sturrock, Bill Farrell, Ian and David Gilmour, Peter Ackroyd, Stephen Winkworth

  • Nigel Hamilton

    • Mountbatten by Philip Ziegler
  • Donald Davie
    Four Poems

  • Angus Calder

    • Rural Life in England in the First World War by Pamela Horn
    • Britain in Our Century: Images and Controversies by Arthur Marwick
    • Labour and Society in Britain: 1918-1979 by James Cronin
    • Women in England 1870-1950: Sexual Divisions and Social Change by Jane Lewis
  • W.R. Mead

    • The 2024 Report: A Concise History of the Future 1974-2024 by Norman Macrae
    • The Resourceful Earth: A Response to ‘Global 2000’ edited by Julian Simon and Herman Kahn
  • Paul Seabright

    • The Forger’s Art edited by Denis Dutton
    • Of Mind and Other Matters by Nelson Goodman
    • Fact, Fiction and Forecast by Nelson Goodman
    • But is it art? by B.R. Tilghman
  • Nicholas Penny

    • Art of the 19th Century: Painting and Sculpture by Robert Rosenblum and H.W. Janson
    • Romanticism and Realism: The Mythology of 19th-Century Art by Charles Rosen and Henri Zerner
    • Géricault: His Life and Work by Lorenz Eitner
    • Tradition and Desire: From David to Delacroix by Norman Bryson
  • Peter Campbell

    • Willem de Kooning: Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture by Paul Cummings, Jorn Merkert and Claire Stoullig
    • Abstract Expressionist Painting in America by William Seitz
    • About Rothko by Dore Ashton
    • The Art of the City: Views and Versions of New York by Peter Conrad
  • Charles Hope

    • Dynasty and Destiny in Medici Art: Pontormo, Leo X and the Two Cosimos by Janet Cox-Rearick
  • Graham Hough

    • The Magical Arts by Richard Cavendish
    • Astrology and the Third Reich: A Historical Study of Astrological Beliefs in Western Europe since 1700 and in Hitler’s Germany 1933-45 by Ellic Howe
    • The Astrology of Fate by Liz Greene
    • Dreams, Illusion and Other Realities by Wendy Doniger O’Flaherty
    • Fruits of the Moon Tree: The Medicine Wheel and Transpersonal Psychology by Alan Bleakley
  • D.A.N. Jones

    • The Engineer of Human Souls by Josef Skvorecky, translated by Paul Wilson
    • The Governess by Patricia Angadi
    • The Anderson Question by Bel Mooney
    • The Centre of the Universe is 18 Baedekerstrasse by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy
  • Norman Hampson

    • Beyond the Terror: Essays in French Regional and Social History 1794-1815 edited by Gwynne Lewis and Colin Lucas
    • Chouannerie and Counter-Revolution: Puisaye, the Princes and the British Government in the 1790s by Maurice Hutt
    • Britain and Revolutionary France: Conflict, Subversion and Propaganda edited by Colin Jones
  • Waldemar Januszczak

  • David Cannadine

    • Elgar, the Man by Michael De-la-Noy
    • Edward Elgar: A Creative Life by Jerrold Northrop Moore
    • Spirit of England: Edward Elgar in his World by Jerrold Northrop Moore
    • The Elgar-Atkins Friendship by E. Wulstan Atkins