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  • Paul Foot

    • If voting changed anything, they’d abolish it by Ken Livingstone
    • A Taste of Power: The Politics of Local Economics edited by Maureen Mackintosh and Hilary Wainwright
  • Letters
    J.C. Davis, Jonathan Scott, Ann Dummett, Roy MacGregor-Hastie, V.G. Kiernan, Douglas Hyde, W.J.T. Mitchell, Geoffrey Minish

  • Nicholas Penny

    • Bernard Berenson. Vol. II: The Making of a Legend by Ernest Samuels
    • The Partnership: The Secret Association of Bernard Berenson and Joseph Duveen by Colin Simpson
  • Alan Ryan

    • An Introduction to Karl Marx by Jon Elster
    • Making sense of Marx by Jon Elster
    • Analytical Marxism edited by John Roemer
  • Rosalind Mitchison

    • Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism by Benedict Anderson
    • Culture, Identity and Politics by Ernest Gellner
    • The Ethnic Origins of Nations by Anthony Smith
    • Us and Them: A Study of Group Consciousness by W.A. Elliott
  • Geoffrey Hawthorn

    • Rival Views of Market Society, and Other Recent Essays by Albert Hirschman
    • Development, Democracy and the Art of Trespassing: Essays in Honour of Albert Hirschman edited by Alejandro Foxley, Michael McPherson and Guillermo O’Donnell
  • Jon Stallworthy
    Poem: ‘The Nutcracker’

  • John Bayley

    • Robert Lowell: Essays on the Poetry edited by Steven Gould Axelrod and Helen Deese
    • Collected Prose by Robert Lowell, edited and introduced by Robert Giroux
  • Stephen Bann

    • The Content of the Form: Narrative Discourse and Historical Representation by Hayden White
    • Post-Structuralism and the Question of History edited by Derek Attridge, Geoff Bennington and Robert Young
  • Patricia Craig

    • The Golden Bird: Two Orkney Stories by George Mackay Brown
    • The Upper Hand by Stuart Hood
    • Dreams of Dead Women’s Handbags by Shena Mackay
  • Mark Lambert

    • Anywhere but here by Mona Simpson
    • Herself in Love by Marianne Wiggins
    • Journey of the Wolf by Douglas Day
    • Spanking the maid by Robert Coover
    • A Night at the Movies, or, You must remember this by Robert Coover
  • Clive James
    Poem: ‘Bring me the sweat of Gabriela Sabatini’

  • Edna Longley

  • Penelope Fitzgerald

    • The Other Garden by Francis Wyndham
    • The Engine of Owl-Light by Sebastian Barry
    • A Singular Attraction by Ita Daly
    • Cold Spring Harbor by Richard Yates
    • The Changeling by Catharine Arnold