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  • E.P. Thompson

    • Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years by Nicholas Roe
  • Letters
    Gabriel Josipovici, Graham Martin, Montagu Bream, Valerie Smith, Kenneth Buthlay

  • Charles Nicholl

    • Christopher Marlowe and Canterbury by William Urry, edited by Andrew Butcher
    • John Weever by E.A.J. Honigmann
    • Rare Sir William Davenant by Mary Edmond
  • Hugo Williams
    Two Poems

  • Edward Said
    Goodbye to Mahfouz

  • Douglas Johnson

    • Notre Siècle: 1918-1988 by René Rémond
    • Histoire de la Vie Privée: De la Première Guerre Mondiale à nos Jours edited by Philippe Ariès and Georges Duby
    • France since the Popular Front: Government and People 1936-1986 by Maurice Larkin
    • France Today by John Ardagh
  • Michael Wood

    • The Pink and the Green by Stendhal, translated by Richard Howard
    • Stendhal’s Violin: A Novelist and his Reader by Roger Pearson
  • Janet Watts

    • Very Heaven: Looking back at the 1960s edited by Sara Maitland
  • Janet Todd

    • The Cavalry Maiden: Journals of a Female Russian Officer in the Napoleonic Wars by Nadezhda Durova, translated by Mary Fleming Zirin
    • Isabelle: The Life of Isabelle Eberhardt by Annette Kobak
    • Vagabond by Isabelle Eberhardt, translated by Annette Kobak
  • Christopher Reid

    • To Urania: Selected Poems 1965-1985 by Joseph Brodsky
  • Philip Horne

    • A Chinese Summer by Mark Illis
    • Three Uneasy Pieces by Patrick White
    • The Captain and the Enemy by Graham Greene
    • View of Dawn in the Tropics by G. Cabrera Infante, translated by Suzanne Jill Levine
    • The House of Stairs by Barbara Vine
  • Sean O’Brien
    Poem: ‘Before’

  • Victor Mallet

    • Constructive Drinking: Perspectives on Drink from Anthropology edited by Mary Douglas
    • For Prayer and Profit: The Ritual, Economic and Social Importance of Beer in Gwembe District, Zambia, 1950-1982 by Elizabeth Colson and Thayer Scudder
  • John Bayley

    • The Letters of Max Beerbohm 1892-1956 edited by Rupert Hart-Davis
    • The Faber Book of Letters edited by Felix Pryor
  • W.G. Runciman

  • Peter Campbell

    • The World through Blunted Sight by Patrick Trevor-Roper
    • Visual Fact over Verbal Fiction by Carl Goldstein
    • Hockney on Photography: Conversations with Paul Joyce
    • Portrait of David Hockney by Peter Webb