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  • Stephen Sedley

    • The Work and Organisation of the Legal Profession
    • Contingency Fees
  • Letters
    Gareth Jones, Tariq Modood, Arthur Binder, Claude Rawson, Ruth Richardson, Jonathan Bate, Nicholas Roe

  • Gunnar Pettersson

    • Death of a Statesman: The Solution to the Murder of Olof Palme by Ruth Freeman
  • Thomas Nagel

    • The False Prison: A Study of the Development of Wittgenstein’s Philosophy, Vol. II by David Pears
  • Les Murray
    Poem: ‘The Greenhouse Vanity’

  • Hilary Mantel

    • Shoe: The Odyssey of a Sixties Survivor by Jonathan Guinness
    • Lilly: Reminiscences of Lillian Hellman by Peter Feibleman
  • Peter Clarke

    • The Pleasures of the Past by David Cannadine
  • Patrick Parrinder

    • Moon Palace by Paul Auster
    • Prisoner’s Dilemma by Richard Powers
    • A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
  • Tom Wilkie

    • Games, Sex and Evolution by John Maynard Smith
  • Catherine Caufield

    • Three Scientists and their Gods: Looking for Meaning in an Age of Information by Robert Wright
    • Coming of Age in the Milky Way by Timothy Ferris
    • Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel and the Apocalypse of St John by Isaac Newton
    • What do you care what other people think? Further Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard Feynman
  • Peter Campbell

    • Any Old Iron by Anthony Burgess
    • The Ragged End by John Spurling
    • Higher Ground by Caryl Phillips
    • The Flint Bed by Christopher Burns
    • Stark by Ben Elton
  • Anthony Thwaite

    • The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
    • I served the King of England by Bohumil Hrabal, translated by Paul Wilson
    • Beautiful Mutants by Deborah Levy
    • When the monster dies by Kate Pullinger
    • The Colour of Memory by Geoff Dyer
    • Sexual Intercourse by Rose Boyt
    • The Children’s Crusade by Rebecca Brown
  • Nigel Williams

    • Prisoner of Love by Jean Genet, translated by Barbara Bray
  • Michael Wood

    • First Light by Peter Ackroyd
    • The Chymical Wedding by Lindsay Clarke
    • The Northern Lights by Howard Norman
  • Edwin Williamson

    • Collected Poems 1957-1987 by Octavio Paz and Eliot Weinberger
    • Sor Juana: Her Life and her World by Octavio Paz, translated by Margaret Sayers Peden
    • A Sor Juana Anthology translated by Alan Trueblood, with a foreword by Octavio Paz
  • John Ziman

  • James Fenton
    Poem: ‘Manila Manifesto’