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  • Gordon Brown

    • Thatcherism edited by Robert Skidelsky
    • The Hard Road to Renewal: Thatcherism and the Crisis of the Left by Stuart Hall
  • Letters
    Mark Frankland, Michael Nelson, Stuart Macintyre, Edward Said, Richard Bowring, Editors, ‘London Review’, Rosalind Mitchison, David Craig

  • Ross McKibbin

    • The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924-1936 by Peter Clarke
  • John Hume on the end of the Unionist veto in Ulster

  • Tom Shippey

    • A Turbulent, Seditious and Factious People: John Bunyan and his Church by Christopher Hill
    • The Premature Reformation: Wycliffite Texts and Lollard History by Anne Hudson
  • David Gilmour

    • Asad: The Struggle for the Middle East by Patrick Seale
  • John Bayley

    • The Lost Voices of World War One: An International Anthology of Writers, Poets and Playwrights edited by Tim Cross
    • Poems by Paul Celan, translated by Michael Hamburger
    • Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War Two Aviator by Samuel Hynes
  • Philip Williamson

    • The Coming of the First World War edited by R.J.W. Evans and Hartmut Pogge von Strandmann
    • The Experience of World War One by J.M. Winter
    • Russia and the Allies 1917-1920. Vol II: The Road to Intervention, March-November 1918 by Michael Kettle
    • Douglas Haig 1861-1928 by Gerald De Groot
    • Nothing of Importance: A Record of Eight Months at the Front with a Welsh Battalion by Bernard Adams
    • 1914-1918: Voices and Images of the Great War by Lyn Macdonald
  • Brad Leithauser
    Poem: ‘A Night Dive’

  • Glyn Maxwell
    Poem: ‘Sitcom’

  • Jon Silkin
    Poem: ‘Gypsy Moth’

  • Rupert Cornwell

    • Philby: The Life and Views of the KGB Masterspy by Phillip Knightley
    • Mask of Treachery: The First Documented Dossier on Blunt, MI5 and Soviet Subversion by John Costello
    • A Divided Life: A Biography of Donald Maclean by Robert Cecil
    • The Storm Birds: Soviet Post-War Defectors by Gordon Brook-Shepherd
  • Anthony Thwaite

    • A Little Stranger by Candia McWilliam
    • Running wild by J.G. Ballard
    • Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler
  • Mark Ford

    • W or the Memory of Childhood by Georges Perec, translated by David Bellos
    • Life: A User’s Manual by Georges Perec, translated by David Bellos
  • John Sturrock

    • Journey to the end of the night by Louis Ferdinand Céline, translated by Ralph Manheim
    • La Vie de Céline by Frédéric Vitoux
  • John Sutherland

    • Trollope and Character by Stephen Wall
    • The Chronicler of Barsetshire: A Life of Anthony Trollope by R.H. Super
    • Dickens: A Biography by Fred Kaplan
    • Charlotte Brontë by Rebecca Fraser
  • Ruth Fainlight
    Poem: ‘Early Rivers’

  • Jeremy Harding

  • Adam Phillips

    • Mother, Madonna, Whore: The Idealisation and Denigration of Motherhood by Estela Welldon
  • Paul Sayer

    • Thou shalt not uncover thy mother’s nakedness by George Hayim
    • My Father’s House by Sylvia Fraser