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  • Peter Pulzer

    • The Jews of Vienna in the Age of Franz Joseph by Robert Wistrich
    • Vienna and the Jews, 1867-1938: A Cultural History by Steven Beller
    • The German-Jewish Economic Elite 1820-1935: A Socio-Cultural Profile by W.E. Mosse
    • Decadence and Innovation: Austro-Hungarian Life and Art at the Turn of the Century edited by Robert Pynsent
    • The Torch in My Ear by Elias Canetti, translated by Joachim Neugroschel
    • From Vienna to Managua: Journey of a Psychoanalyst by Marie Langer, translated by Margaret Hooks
  • Letters
    J.A. Simpson, M.R. Meadmore, Colin McGinn, Maurice Hindle, Editors, ‘London Review’, Sebastian Cody, Bruno Nightingale, Alistair Elliot, Morwenna Griffiths, Margaret Whitford, David Mills

  • Jonathan Coe

    • Grand Inquisitor: Memoirs by Robin Day
    • Beginning by Kenneth Branagh
    • Storm over 4: A Personal Account by Jeremy Isaacs
  • Geoffrey Hawthorn

    • The Other Path: The Invisible Revolution in the Third World by Hernando de Soto, translated by June Abbott
    • Cocaine: White Gold Rush in Peru by Edmundo Morales
    • A Concise Economic History of the World: From Paleolithic Times to the Present by Rondo Cameron
  • Alan Ryan

    • Burke and the Fall of Language: The French Revolution as Linguistic Event by Steven Blakemore
    • The Impact of the French Revolution on European Consciousness edited by H.T. Mason and William Doyle
    • The French Revolution and the Enlightenment in England 1789-1832 by Seamus Deane
  • Orlando Figes

    • Russia’s Rulers Under the Old Regime by Dominic Lieven
  • John Barber

    • The Long Road to Freedom: Russia and Glasnost by Walter Laqueur
    • Glasnost in Action: Cultural Renaissance in Russia by Alec Nove
    • Soviet History in the Gorbachev Revolution by R.W. Davies
    • Beyond Perestroika: The Future of Gorbachev’s USSR by Ernest Mandel, translated by Gus Fagan
    • Perestroika in Perspective: The Design and Dilemmas of Soviet Reform by Padma Desai
  • Brian Harrison

    • The Blind Victorian: Henry Fawcett and British Liberalism edited by Lawrence Goldman
  • Asa Briggs

    • The Conquest of Water: The Advent of Health in the Industrial Age by Jean-Pierre Goubert
  • Patrick O’Brian

    • Last Voyages. Cavendish, Hudson, Ralegh: The Original Narratives edited by Philip Edwards
    • The Nagle Journal: A Diary for the Life of Jacob Nagle, Sailor, from the Year 1775 to 1841 edited by John Dann
    • Journal of a Voyage with Bering, 1741-1742 by Georg Wilhelm Steller, edited by O.W. Frost, translated by Margritt Engel and O.W. Frost
  • Michael Longley
    Poem: ‘The Butchers’

  • Raymond Fancher

    • The Burt Affair by Robert Joynson
  • Julian Symons

    • The Politics of Literary Reputation: The Making and Claiming of ‘St George’ Orwell by John Rodden
  • C.H. Sisson

    • Edgell Rickword: A Poet at War by Charles Hobday
  • Walter Nash

    • The Mezzanine by Nicholson Baker
    • The Memoirs of Lord Byron by Robert Nye
    • All you need by Elaine Feinstein
    • The woman who talked to herself by A.L. Barker
    • Restoration by Rose Tremain
  • M.A. Screech

    • The Intellectual Origins of the European Reformation by Alistair McGrath
    • Pastor and Laity in the Theology of Jean Gerson by Catherine Brown
    • Collected Works of Erasmus: Vols XXVII and XXVIII edited by A.H.T. Levi
  • Alastair Fowler

    • Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language by John Hollander
    • Second World and Green World: Studies in Renaissance Fiction-Making by Harry Berger
  • Stephen Sedley

  • Patrick Parrinder

    • Stirrings Still by Samuel Beckett
    • Nohow On: Company, Ill Seen Ill Said, Worstward Ho by Samuel Beckett
    • ‘Make sense who may’: Essays on Samuel Beckett’s Later Works edited by Robin Davis and Lance Butler