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  • Neal Ascherson

    • Echoes of the Marseillaise: Two centuries look back on the French Revolution by E.J. Hobsbawm
  • Letters
    John Drakakis, Alan Sinfield, Eric Sams, David Gilmour, Désirée Park, Clare Marlow, Elizabeth Hill

  • Elaine Showalter

    • Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography by Deirdre Bair
    • Lettres à Sartre. Vol I: 1930-1939 by Simone de Beauvoir, edited by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir
    • Lettres à Sartre. Vol II: 1940-1963 by Simone de Beauvoir, edited by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir
    • Journal de Guerre, Septembre 1939-Janvier 1941 by Simone de Beauvoir, edited by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir
    • In the Shadow of Sartre by Liliane Siegel, translated by Barbara Wright
  • Raphael Samuel
    The Return of History

  • Heribert Adam
    Getting together

  • Julian Symons

    • The Last Modern: A Life of Herbert Read by James King
  • Norman Buchan
    Broadcasting and the Abyss

  • Christopher Reid

    • Becoming a poet by David Kalstone, edited by Robert Hemenway
  • Mark Ford

    • Selected Poems 1990 by D.J. Enright
    • Life by Other Means: Essays on D.J. Enright edited by Jacqueline Simms
    • Vanishing Lung Syndrome by Miroslav Holub, translated by David Young and Dana Habova
    • The Dimension of the Present Moment, and Other Essays by Miroslav Holub, edited by David Young
    • Poems Before and After: Collected English Translations by Miroslav Holub, translated by Ewald Osers and George Theiner
    • My Country: Collected Poems by Alistair Elliot
    • 1953: A Version of Racine’s ‘Andromaque’ by Craig Raine
    • Andromache by Jean Racine, translated by Douglas Dunn
  • John Bayley

    • Poems by Gay Clifford
    • Selected Poems 1940 – 1989 by Allen Curnow
    • Collected Poems and Selected Translations by Norman Cameron, edited by Warren Hope and Jonathan Barker
    • Collected Poems by Enoch Powell
  • Anthony Thwaite

    • Childhood Years: A Memoir by Junichiro Tanizaki, translated by Paul McCarthy
    • The Great Mirror of Male Love by Ihara Saikaku, translated by Paul Gordon Schalow
  • Richard Bowring

    • God’s Dust: A Modern Asian Journey by Ian Buruma
    • The Cambridge History of Japan. Vol V: The 19th Century edited by Marius Jansen
    • The Cambridge History of Japan. Vol. VI: The 20th Century edited by Peter Duus
  • Anthony Thwaite
    Poem: ‘Cockroach Story’

  • Michael Wood

    • Writers in Hollywood by Ian Hamilton
  • John Sutherland

    • CounterBlasts No 10. The Monarchy: A Critique of Britain’s Favourite Fetish by Christopher Hitchens
    • The Prince by Celia Brayfield
    • The Maker’s Mark by Roy Hattersley
    • A Time to Dance by Melvyn Bragg
  • John Barton

    • The Formation of Christendom by Judith Herrin
  • Malcolm Bull

    • Mine eyes have seen the glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America by Randall Balmer
    • In God’s Country: Travels in the Bible Belt, USA by Douglas Kennedy
    • The Divine Supermarket by Malise Ruthven
    • The Democratisation of American Christianity by Nathan Hatch
    • Religion and 20th-Century American Intellectual Life edited by Michael Lacey
    • New Religions and the Theological Imagination in America by Mary Farrell Bednarowski
  • Miroslav Holub
    Prague Diary

  • George Bernard

    • Humanism, Reform and the Reformation: The Career of Bishop John Fisher edited by Brendan Bradshaw and Eamon Duffy
    • The Blind Devotion of the People: Popular Religion and the English Reformation by Robert Whiting
    • The Reformation of Cathedrals: Cathedrals in English Society, 1485-1603 by Stanford Lehmberg
    • Bonfires and Bells: National Memory and the Protestant Calendar in Elizabethan and Stuart England by David Cressy
    • The Birthpangs of Protestant England: Religious and Cultural Change in the 16th and 17th Centuries by Patrick Collinson
    • Life’s Preservative against Self-Killing by John Sym, edited by Michael MacDonald
    • Perfection Proclaimed: Language and Literature in English Radical Religion 1640-1660 by Nigel Smith