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  • Patrick O’Brian

    • The Spanish Armada by Colin Martin and Geoffrey Parker
    • Armada 1588-1988 by M.J. Rodriguez-Salgado and
    • Armada: A Celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the Defeat of the Spanish Armada 1588-1988 by Peter Padfield
    • Froude’s ‘Spanish Story of the Armada’, and Other Essays edited by A.L. Rowse
    • Ireland’s Armada Legacy by Laurence Flanagan
    • The Armada in the Public Records by N.A.M. Rodger
    • The Spanish Armada: The Experience of War in 1588 by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
  • Letters
    Bruce Chatwin, Juliet Flower MacCannell, Christopher Norris, Lawrence Shaffer, Stephen Sedley

  • R.W. Johnson

    • The Enchanted Glass: Britain and Its Monarchy by Tom Nairn
  • Don Coles
    Poem: ‘Driving in the car with her’

  • Paul Addison

    • Never despair: Winston Churchill 1945-1965 by Martin Gilbert
  • Orlando Figes

    • Stalin: Man and Ruler by Robert McNeal
  • Robert Kee
    Milne’s Cropper

  • F.M.L. Thompson

    • The Age of Empire, 1875-1914 by E.J. Hobsbawm
  • Roy Porter

    • The History of Sexuality. Vol. III: The Care of Self by Michel Foucault, translator Robert Hurley
  • Peter Burke

    • Galileo: Heretic by Pietro Redondi, translated by Raymond Rosenthal
  • Peter Gay

    • Mozart the Dramatist: The Value of his Operas to Him, to his Age and to Us by Brigid Brophy
    • 1791: Mozart’s Last Year by H.C. Robbins Landon
    • Mozart: Studies of the Autograph Scores by Alan Tyson
  • Jerome McGann

    • The Genealogy of Demons: Anti-Semitism, Fascism and the Myths of Ezra Pound by Robert Casillo
    • A Serious Character: The Life of Ezra Pound by Humphrey Carpenter
  • Frank Kermode

    • Young Betjeman by Bevis Hillier
  • A.D. Nuttall

    • In Defence of Rhetoric by Brian Vickers
    • Recognitions: A Study in Poetics by Terence Cave
  • Patrick Parrinder

    • Forty Stories by Donald Barthelme
    • Tiny Lies by Kate Pullinger
    • Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
    • After the War by Frederick Raphael
  • Julian Barnes

  • Mark Ford

    • S.J. Perelman: A Life by Dorothy Herrmann
    • Don’t tread on me: The Selected Letters of S.J. Perelman edited by Prudence Crowther