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Cover: Christopher Killip



  • R.W. Johnson

    • Reagan’s America: Innocents at Home by Garry Wills
  • Letters
    G.A. Cohen, Frank Palmer, Ann Dummett, Hilary Wainwright, Michael Howard, Christopher Norris

  • Michael Neve

    • Benjamin Disraeli: Letters 1838-1841 edited by M.G Wiebe, J.B. Conacher, John Matthews and M.S. Millar
    • Salisbury: The Man and his Policies edited by Lord Blake and Hugh Cecil
  • Isabel Hilton

    • The Land that Lost its Heroes: Argentina, the Falklands and Alfonsin by Jimmy Burns
    • Falklands: The Secret Plot by Oscar Raul Cardoso, Ricardo Kirschbaum and Eduardo van der Kooy, translated by Bernard Ethell
  • Daniel Waissbein

    • ‘Sur’: A Study of the Argentine Literary Journal and its Role in the Development of a Culture, 1931-1970 by John King
  • Hilary Mantel

    • Chinese Lives: An Oral History of Contemporary China by Zhang Xinxin and Sang Ye, edited by W.J.F. Jenner and Delia Davin
  • Stephen Wall

    • Civil to Strangers by Barbara Pym
    • The Pleasure of Miss Pym by Charles Burkhart
    • The World of Barbara Pym by Janice Rossen
    • The Life and Work of Barbara Pym edited by Dale Salwak
  • John Lanchester

    • The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst
    • The Beautiful Room is Empty by Edmund White
  • Blake Morrison

    • Fifty Poems by Ian Hamilton
    • A Various Art edited by Andrew Crozier and Tim Longville
    • Between Leaps: Poems 1972-1985 by Brad Leithauser
    • Eldorado by William Scammell
    • Disbelief by John Ash
    • The Automatic Oracle by Peter Porter
    • Voice-over by Norman MacCaig
  • Brad Leithauser

    • Natural Causes by Andrew Motion
    • A Short History of the Island of Butterflies by Nicholas Christopher
  • Claude Rawson

    • John Dryden and His World by James Anderson Winn
    • John Dryden edited by Keith Walker
  • Roger Lonsdale
    The Strange Case of John Bampfylde

  • David Trotter

    • The Renewal of Literature: Emersonian Reflections by Richard Poirier
  • Gabrielle Cox

    • Stalker by John Stalker
    • Stalker: The Search for the Truth by Peter Taylor
  • Paul Foot

  • Edmund Leach

    • The Interface between the Written and the Oral by Jack Goody
  • Hubert Moore
    Poem: ‘Manpower’

  • Michael Church

    • Timebends: A Life by Arthur Miller
    • Vivien Leigh: The Life of Vivien Leigh by Alexander Walker