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  • Frank Kermode

    • Pound, Yeats, Eliot and the Modernist Movement by C.K. Stead
    • The Myth of Modernism and 20th-century Literature by Bernard Bergonzi
    • The Innocent Eye: On Modern Literature and the Arts by Roger Shattuck
  • Letters
    Dieter Schamp, Hilton Kelliher, D.M.E. Roskies, John Marks, John Murray, A. John Murray

  • Michael Neve

    • Sexual Selection and Animal Genitalia by William Eberhard
    • Females of the Species by Bettyann Kevles
    • A Concise History of the Sex Manual by Alan Rusbridger and Posy Simmonds
  • W.R. Mead

    • The past is a foreign country by David Lowenthal
  • Rosalind Mitchison

    • Marriage and Love in England: Modes of Reproduction 1300-1840 by Alan Macfarlane
    • For Better, For Worse: British Marriages 1600 to the Present by John Gillis
    • Labour and Love: Women’s Experience of Home and Family 1850-1940 edited by Jane Lewis
  • Angela Carter

    • The History and Social Influence of the Potato by Redcliffe Salaman, edited by J.G. Hawkes
  • John Dodgson

    • Domesday: 900 Years of England’s Norman Heritage edited by Kate Allen
    • The Normans and the Norman Conquest by R. Allen Brown
    • The Domesday Book: England’s Heritage, Then and Now edited by Thomas Hinde
    • Domesday Heritage edited by Elizabeth Hallam
    • Domesday Book through Nine Centuries by Elizabeth Hallam
    • Domesday Book: A Reassessment edited by Peter Sawyer
  • Blake Morrison
    Poem: ‘The Kiss’

  • Denton Fox

    • Alexander Montgomerie by R.D.S. Jack
    • Letters of King James VI and I edited by G.P.V. Akrigg
    • The Concise Scots Dictionary by Mairi Robinson
  • Alexander Nehamas

    • Contest of Faculties: Philosophy and Theory after Deconstruction by Christopher Norris
    • Philosophical Profiles by Richard Bernstein
    • Against Theory: Literary Studies and the New Pragmatism edited by W.J.T. Mitchell
  • E.P. Thompson
    Memories of Tagore

  • Denis Arnold

    • The Cambridge Music Guide edited by Stanley Sadie and Alison Latham
    • Tudor Music by David Wulstan
    • The Music Profession in Britain since the 18th Century: A Social History by Cyril Ehrlich
    • Clara Schumann: The Artist and the Woman by Nancy Reich
    • Lorenzo Da Ponte: The Life and Times of Mozart’s Librettist by Sheila Hodges
  • Asa Briggs

    • Victorian News and Newspapers by Lucy Brown
  • Douglas Johnson

    • Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell
    • The Spanish Civil War by Hugh Thomas
    • The Triumph of Democracy in Spain by Paul Preston
  • Nicholas Spice

    • If not now, when? by Primo Levi, translated by William Weaver
    • The Afternoon Sun by David Pryce-Jones
    • August in July by Carlo Gebler
  • Paul Driver

    • The Lamberts: George, Constant and Kit by Andrew Motion
  • David Saunders-Wilson

  • John Levett
    Poem: ‘Steam’

  • Carol Rumens
    Poem: ‘Seroyeshky’