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  • John Lanchester

    • Serial Murder: An Elusive Phenomenon edited by Stephen Egger
    • Serial Killers by Joel Norris
    • Life after Life by Tony Parker
    • American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
    • Dirty Weekend by Helen Zahavi
    • Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
  • Letters
    Alan Sinfield, Michael Rosen, A. Banerjee, Hopey Glass, John Lee, James Dickie, David Kynaston

  • Elaine Showalter

    • The Haunting of Sylvia Plath by Jacqueline Rose
    • Passions of the Mind by A.S. Byatt
  • Paul Seabright

    • Medical Choices, Medical Chances: How patients, families and physicians can cope with uncertainty by Harold Bursztajn, Richard Feinbloom, Robert Hamm and Archie Brodsky
    • Examining doctors: Medicine in the 1900s by Donald Gould
    • Some Lives! A GP’s East End by David Widgery
  • Alistair Elliot
    Three Poems

  • William Plowden

    • American Social Welfare Policy: A Structural Approach by Howard Karger and David Stoesz
    • America’s Misunderstood Welfare State by Theodore Marmor, Jerry Mashaw and Philip Harvey
    • The American Prospect edited by Paul Starr and Robert Kuttner
  • Phillip Knightley

    • Cold Warrior. James Jesus Angleton: The CIA’s Master Spy Hunter by Tom Mangold
  • Isabel Hilton

    • In Search of the Assassin by Susie Morgan
  • John Lloyd

    • Moscow and Beyond: 1986-1989 by Andrei Sakharov
    • Fatal Half-Measures: The Allure of Democracy in the Soviet Union by Yevgeny Yevtushenko, edited and translated by Antonia Bovis
  • Stephen Sackur
    In Occupied Territory

  • Basil Davidson
    Dying Africa

  • John Sutherland

    • The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present edited by Virginia Blain, Isobel Grundy and Patricia Clements
    • The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel by Richard Altick
  • Penelope Fitzgerald

    • The Kitchen God’s Wife by Amy Tan
  • James Campbell

    • The Intended by David Dabydeen
    • Cambridge by Caryl Phillips
    • Lucy by Jamaica Kincaid
  • Alexander Cockburn

  • Nicholas Everett

    • Omeros by Derek Walcott
    • Collected Poems by Norman MacCaig
    • The Mail from Anywhere by Brad Leithauser
    • An Elegy for the Galosherman: New and Selected Poems by Matt Simpson