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Cover: Jez Coulson



  • Margaret Anne Doody

    • Eighteenth-Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology edited by Roger Lonsdale
  • Letters
    Michael Mason, Christopher Hitchens, Walter Livingstone, Gillian Beer, Jacqueline Castles, C.H. Sisson

  • Richard J. Evans
    One nation, two states

  • J.P. Stern

    • The Unmasterable Past: History, Holocaust and German National Identity by Charles Maier
    • Historikerstreit
    • In Hitler’s Shadow: West German Historians and the Attempt to Escape from the Nazi Past by Richard Evans
    • Why did the heavens not darken? by Arno Mayer
    • A German Identity, 1770-1990 by Harold James
    • Die Republikaner: Phantombild der neuen Rechten by Claus Leggewie
    • Ich war dabei by Franz Schönhuber
  • Richard Luckett

    • I.A. Richards: His Life and Work by John Paul Russo
  • Nicholas Penny

    • The New Museology edited by Peter Vergo
    • The Romantic Interior: The British Collector at Home 1750-1850 by Clive Wainwright
    • Journal of the History of Collections, No 1 edited by Oliver Impey and Arthur MacGregor
  • Andrew Motion
    Poem: ‘Run’

  • Roy Porter

    • Health and the Rise of Civilisation by Mark Nathan Cohen
    • Nutrition and Economic Development in the 18th-Century Habsburg Monarchy: An Anthropomorphic History by John Komlos
  • Gavin Ewart
    Poem: ‘Snooker Champion’

  • Rosalind Mitchison

    • Health, Happiness and Security: The Creation of the National Health Service by Frank Honigsbaum
    • CounterBlasts No 5: Into the Dangerous World by Marina Warner
  • David Worswick

    • The Economic Section, 1939-1961: A Study in Economic Advising by Alec Cairncross and Nita Watts
    • The Robert Hall Diaries. Vol. I: 1947-1953 edited by Alec Cairncross
  • Victor Mallet

    • Liar’s Poker: Two Cities, True Greed by Michael Lewis
    • Lords of Poverty: The Free-Wheeling Lifestyles, Power, Prestige and Corruption of the Multi-Billion Dollar Aid Business by Graham Hancock
    • High Life by Taki
    • The Midas Touch: Money, People and Power from West to East by Anthony Sampson
  • Alexander Cockburn

  • Janet Todd

    • Willa Cather: A Life Saved Up by Hermione Lee
  • Dinah Birch

    • The Temple of my Familiar by Alice Walker
    • The Fog Line by Carol Birch
    • Home Life Four by Alice Thomas Ellis
    • The Fly in the Ointment by Alice Thomas Ellis
    • Words of Love by Philip Norman
  • Jonathan Coe

    • Soho Square II edited by Ian Hamilton
  • Sam Miller

  • Chauncey Loomis

    • The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the Northwest Passage and the North Pole, 1818-1909 by Pierre Berton
    • Overland to Starvation Cove: With the Inuit in Search of Franklin 1878-1880 by Heinrich Klutschak and William Barr
    • Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition by Owen Beattie and John Geiger