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  • Richard Poirier

    • America by Jean Baudrillard, translated by Chris Turner
    • America Observed: The Newspaper Years of Alistair Cooke by Ronald Wells
    • American Journals by Albert Camus, translated by Hugh Levick
  • Letters
    Galen Strawson, Nicholas Roe, Stan Smith, Tony Fairman, Keith Walker, Walter Nash, John Barber

  • R.W. Johnson

    • The Permanent Revolution: The French Revolution and its Legacy 1789-1989 edited by Geoffrey Best
  • Angela Carter

    • Beauty in History: Society, Politics and Personal Appearance c. 1500 to the Present by Arthur Marwick
  • Jeremy Harding

  • Christopher Husbands

    • Racial Consciousness by Michael Banton
    • Beyond the Mother Country: West Indians and the Notting Hill White Riots by Edward Pilkington
    • Under Siege: Racism and Violence in Britain Today by Keith Tompson
    • A Pakistani Community in Britain by Alison Shaw
    • Behind the Frontlines: Journey into Afro-Britain by Ferdinand Dennis
    • Black Youth, Racism and the State: The Politics of Ideology and Policy by John Solomos
    • Integration or Disintegration?: Towards a Non-Racist Society by Ray Honeyford
  • Romesh Gunesekera
    Two Poems

  • Suzanne Scafe

    • Behind the Scenes, or Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley
    • The Journals of Charlotte Forten Grimke by Brenda Stevenson
    • The Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Secole in Many Lands by Mary Secole
  • Rosemary Ashton

    • John Henry Newman: A Biography by Ian Ker
    • James Fitzjames Stephen: Portrait of a Victorian Rationalist by K.J.M. Smith
  • Michael Mason

    • The Rise of Respectable Society: A Social History of Victorian Britain, 1830-1900 by F.M.L. Thompson
    • Victorian Things by Asa Briggs
  • Les Murray
    Two Poems

  • Sheldon Rothblatt

    • Victorian Anthropology by George Stocking
  • John Sutherland

    • The Facts: A Novelist’s Autobiography by Philip Roth
  • Zachary Leader

    • Kisses of the Enemy by Rodney Hall
    • Postcards from Surfers by Helen Garner
    • Forty-Seventeen by Frank Moorhouse
  • C.K. Stead

    • Continuum: New and Later Poems 1972-1988 by Allen Curnow
  • Tom Lowenstein

  • Michael Wood

    • Dreams of Roses and Fire by Eyvind Johnson, translated by Erik Friis
    • Women in a River Landscape by Heinrich Böll, translated by David McLintock
    • The Standard Life of a Temporary Pantyhose Salesman by Aldo Busi, translated by Raymond Rosenthal
  • John Barton

    • The Book of God: A Response to the Bible by Gabriel Josipovici
    • Who wrote the Bible? by Richard Elliott Friedman