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  • Alan Milward

    • Hitler and the Final Solution by Gerald Fleming
    • Hitler in History by Eberhard Jäckel
    • Albert Speer: The End of a Myth by Matthias Schmidt, translated by Joachim Neugroschel
  • Letters
    Craig Raine, Barbara Everett, Peter Pulzer, Waldemar Januszczak, Editor, ‘London Review of Books’

  • John Ryle
    The Coup in Sudan

  • Peter Jenkins on the death of the Welfare State

    • Founders of the Welfare State edited by Paul Barker
    • The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith
  • Alan Brinkley

    • God in America: Religion and Politics in the United States by Furio Colombo, translated by Kristin Jarrat
    • The Old Christian Right: The Protestant Far Right from the Great Depression to the Cold War by Leo Ribuffo
  • Philip French

    • Orwell: The War Broadcasts edited by W.J. West
  • Michael Foley

    • Fires: Essays, Poems, Stories by Raymond Carver
    • The Stories of Raymond Carver
  • David Jones

    • Motel Chronicles and Hawk Moon by Sam Shepard
    • Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders and Sam Shepard
  • Peter Robb
    Poem: ‘Curriculum Vitae’

  • Daniel Aaron

    • The Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty, with an introduction by Helen McNeil
    • One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty
    • The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
    • Conversations with Eudora Welty edited by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw
  • Bruce Bawer

    • Invented Lives: F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald by James Mellow
    • Home before Dark: A Personal Memoir of John Cheever by Susan Cheever
  • Betty Wood

    • The Limits of Liberty: American History 1607-1980 by Maldwyn Jones
    • America: A Narrative History by Charles Brown Tindall
    • The Longman History of the United States by Hugh Brogan
    • American Tough: The Tough-Guy Tradition and American Character by Rupert Wilkinson
  • Julian Barnes

    • A Classical Education by Richard Cobb
    • Still Life: Sketches from a Tunbridge Wells Childhood by Richard Cobb
  • John Bayley

    • Letters of Dorothy Wordsworth: A Selection edited by Alan Hill
    • Dorothy Wordsworth by Robert Gittings and Jo Manton
    • The Pedlar, Tintern Abbey, The Two-Part Prelude by William Wordsworth, edited by Jonathan Wordsworth
    • The Ruined Cottage, The Brothers, Michael by William Wordsworth, edited by Jonathan Wordsworth
  • Karl Miller

  • Hugh Barnes

    • Towards the End of the Morning by Michael Frayn
    • Sweet Dreams by Michael Frayn
    • The Fall of Kelvin Walker by Alasdair Gray
    • Lean Tales by James Kelman, Agnes Owens and Alasdair Gray
    • Stones for Ibarra by Harriet Doerr
    • Family Dancing by David Leavitt
    • The Whitbread Stories: One by Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson
  • Peter Porter
    Poem: ‘Sticking to the text’