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  • Frank Kermode

    • Our Age: Portrait of a Generation by Noël Annan
  • Letters
    Edward Timms, John Drakakis, James Wood, Sue Collinson, Lawrence Dale

  • Robert Kee
    Fighting off the Boche

  • Michael Mason

    • Children’s Sexual Encounters with Adults by C.K. Li, D.J. West and T.P. Woodhouse
    • Child Pornography: An Investigation by Tim Tate
  • Blair Worden

    • The King’s Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of Thomas Wolsey by Peter Gwyn
    • Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution edited by John Morrill
    • The Writings of William Walwyn edited by Jack McMichael and Barbara Taft
  • John Bayley

    • The Penguin Book of Lies edited by Philip Kerr
  • Hugo Williams
    Four Poems

  • Edward Pearce

    • The Golden Warrior: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia by Lawrence James
  • Hayden White

    • An Appetite for Poetry: Essays in Literary Interpretation by Frank Kermode
  • Fiona Pitt-Kethley
    Two Poems

  • Mary Beard

    • The Woman and the Lyre: Women Writers in Classical Greece and Rome by Jane McIntosh Snyder
    • The Constraints of Desire: The Anthropology of Sex and Gender in Ancient Greece by J.J. Winkler
    • Greek Virginity by Giulia Sissa, translated by Arthur Goldhammer
  • Dinah Birch

    • Seductions: Studies in Reading and Culture by Jane Miller
  • Penelope Fitzgerald

    • In the beginning by Irina Ratushinskaya, translated by Alyona Kojevnikov
    • Goodnight by Abram Tertz (Andrei Sinyavsky), translated and introduced by Richard Lourie
    • Comrade Princess: Memoirs of an Aristocrat in Modern Russia by Ekaterina Meshcherskaya
  • D.A.N. Jones

    • The Dwarfs by Harold Pinter
    • The Comfort of Strangers, and Other Screenplays by Harold Pinter
    • The Circus Animals by James Plunkett
    • The South by Colm Toibin
  • Tom Shippey

    • Intellectual Culture in Elizabethan and Jacobean England: The Latin Writings of the Age by J.W. Binns
  • Jeremy Harding
    Soweto Diary

  • Nicolas Tredell

    • On the Look-Out: A Partial Autobiography by C.H. Sisson
    • In Two Minds: Guesses at Other Writers by C.H. Sisson