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  • John Bayley

    • The Life of Graham Greene. Vol. I: 1904-1939 by Norman Sherry
  • Letters
    George Wickham, Antoinette Burton, Hugh Lloyd-Jones, Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Cushing Strout, Richard Crosfield, Hilda Snowden, R.A. Minter

  • Anthony Howard

    • By God’s Will: A Portrait of the Sultan of Brunei by Lord Chalfont
    • The Richest Man in the World: The Sultan of Brunei by James Bartholomew
  • David Gilmour

    • Prepared for the worst: Selected Essays and Minority Reports by Christopher Hitchens
  • Angela Carter

    • Dictionary of the Khazars: A Lexicon Novel in 100,000 Words by Milorad Pavic, translated by Christina Pribicevic-Zoric
  • Wendy Steiner

    • Real Presences by George Steiner
  • Ruth Fainlight
    Poem: ‘Bouzigues’

  • Tony Harrison
    Poem: ‘The Pomegranates of Patmos’

  • Mark Edmundson

    • Ruin the sacred truths: Poetry and Belief from the Bible to the Present by Harold Bloom
    • Harold Bloom: Towards Historical Rhetorics by Peter de Bolla
  • J.E. McGuire

    • The Genesis of the Copernican World by Hans Blumenberg, translated by Robert Wallace
  • Tom Shippey

    • Medieval Civilisation 400-1500 by Jacques Le Goff, translated by Julia Barrow
    • The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Middle Ages. Vol. I: 350-950 edited by Robert Fossier, translated by Janet Sondheimer
    • The Medieval Imagination by Jacques Le Goff, translated by Arthur Goldhammer
    • Concepts of Cleanliness: Changing Attitudes in France since the Middle Ages by Georges Vigarello, translated by Jean Birrell
    • Medieval Iceland: Society, Sagas and Power by Jesse Byock
  • Dinah Birch

    • The Darkened Room: Women, Power and Spiritualism in Late Victorian England by Alex Owen
  • Rosalind Mitchison

    • Wet Nursing: A History from Antiquity to the Present by Valerie Fildes
    • Women and Marriage in 19th-Century England by Joan Perkin
    • Consumer Behaviour and Material Culture in Britain 1660-1760 by Lorna Weatherill
    • Childhood in 19th-Century France: Work, Health and Education among the ‘Classes Populaires’ by Colin Heywood
  • David Nokes

    • The Well-Known Troublemaker: A Life of Charlotte Charke by Fidelis Morgan
    • The Ladies: Female Patronage of Restoration Drama by David Roberts
    • The Complete Lover: Eros, Nature and Artifice in the 18th-Century French Novel by Angelica Goodden
  • Penelope Fitzgerald

    • On the Golden Porch by Tatyana Tolstaya, translated by Antonia Bouis
    • Balancing Acts: Contemporary Stories by Russian Women edited by Helena Goscilo
  • Tatyana Tolstaya
    Discovering America

  • John Lanchester

    • Manchester United: The Betrayal of a Legend by Michael Crick and David Smith
    • Football in its Place: An Environmental Psychology of Football Grounds by David Canter, Miriam Comber and David Uzzell
  • Karl Miller

  • Patricia Craig

    • English Children and their Magazines 1751-1945 by Kirsten Drotner
    • Frank Richards: The Chap behind the Chums by Mary Cadogan
    • A History of Children’s Book Illustration by Joyce Irene Whalley and Tessa Rose Chester
    • Manchester Polytechnic Library of Children’s Books 1840-1939: ‘From Morality to Adventure’ by W.H. Shercliff
    • Children’s Modern First Editions: Their Value to Collectors by Joseph Connolly