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  • Dinah Birch

    • Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood
    • Interlunar by Margaret Atwood
    • John Dollar by Marianne Wiggins
    • Broken Words by Helen Hodgman
  • Letters
    Boris Kagarlitsky, Ann Kjellberg, Teresa Ebert, Philip Stewart, George Bernard, Robert Crawford, Ian Hamilton Finlay, David Nokes

  • Colin Ward

    • Seasons of the Seal by Fred Bruemmer and Brian Davies
    • Whale Nation by Heathcote Williams
    • Falling for a dolphin by Heathcote Williams
    • Prisoners of the Seas by K.A. Gourlay
    • Progress for a Small Planet by Barbara Ward
    • Future Earth: Exploring the Frontiers of Space edited by Nigel Calder and John Newell
    • Sizewell B: An Anatomy of the Enquiry by Timothy O’Riordan, Ray Kemp and Michael Purdue
    • Early Green Politics by Peter Gould
    • Dreamers of the Absolute by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
    • The Coming of the Greens by Jonathon Porritt and David Winner
    • Ecology and Socialism by Martin Ryle
  • Robert Fisk

    • The Shah’s Last Ride: The Story of the Exile, Misadventures and Death of the Emperor by William Shawcross
  • David Pears

    • I: The Philosophy and Psychology of Personal Identity by Jonathan Glover
    • Choice: The Essential Element in Human Action by Alan Donagan
  • Roy Porter

    • The Essential Book of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Vol. I: Theory by Liu Yanchi, translated by Fang Tingyu and Chen Laidi
    • The Essential Book of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Vol. II: Clinical Practice by Liu Yanchi, translated by Fang Tingyu and Chen Laidi
    • Traditional Medicine in Contemporary China by Nathan Sivin
  • Ruth Bernard Yeazell

    • The Letters of Edith Wharton edited by R.W.B. Lewis and Nancy Lewis
    • Women Artists, Women Exiles: ‘Miss Grief’ and Other Stories by Constance Fenimore Woolson, edited by Joan Myers Weimer
  • Alistair Elliot
    Two Poems

  • John Bayley

    • The Amis Anthology edited by Kingsley Amis
    • The Chatto Book of Nonsense Verse edited by Hugh Haughton
  • Mark Ford

    • The Irish for No by Ciaran Carson
    • On Ballycastle Beach by Medbh McGuckian
    • Themes on a Variation by Edwin Morgan
    • Metro by George Szirtes
    • April Galleons by John Ashbery
  • Walter Nash

    • Good English and the Grammarian by Sidney Greenbaum
    • Longman Guide to English Usage by Sidney Greenbaum and Janet Whitcut
    • Words in Time: A Social History of the English Vocabulary by Geoffrey Hughes
  • Rupert Christiansen

    • Maria: Callas Remembered by Nadia Stancioff
    • Callas at Juilliard: The Master Classes by John Ardoin
    • Callas as they saw her edited by David Lowe
    • The Great Caruso by Michael Scott
    • Chaliapin by Victor Borovsky
  • John Willett

    • Russian and Soviet Theatre: Tradition and the Avant-Garde by Constantin Rudnitsky, translated by Roxane Permar
    • The ‘Golden’ Twenties: Art and Literature in the Weimar Republic by Bärbel Schrader and Jürgen Schebera, translated by Katherine Vanovitch
  • Daniel Aaron

    • Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of the Revolution by T.H. Breen
  • Orlando Figes

  • Stephen Fender

    • Landscape and Written Expression in Revolutionary America: The world turned upside down by Robert Lawson-Peebles
    • Mark Twain’s Letters. Vol. I: 1853-1866 edited by Edgar Marquess Branch, Michael Frank and Kenneth Sanderson
    • A Writer’s America: Landscape in Literature by Alfred Kazin