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  • A.N. Wilson

    • Evelyn Waugh: No Abiding City 1939-1966 by Martin Stannard
  • Letters
    C.A. Latimer, John Colvin, Richard Mayne, Matthew Leigh, M. B. Kinch, David Craig, Nicolas Freeling

  • Craig Raine

    • Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years by Brian Boyd
  • Alistair Elliot
    Poem: ‘On the Great North Road’

  • Christopher Ricks

    • But I digress: The Exploitation of Parentheses in English Printed Verse by John Lennard
  • Hugo Williams
    Four Poems

  • Frank Kermode

    • The Gonne-Yeats Letters, 1893-1938 edited by Anna MacBride White and A. Norman Jeffares
  • Jane Miller

    • Jazz by Toni Morrison
  • Douglas Johnson

    • Paul Touvier et l’église by René Rémond
  • Bill Utting
    Social work – what went wrong?

  • G.A. Cohen

    • Equality and Partiality by Thomas Nagel
  • John Ellis

    • Addressing Frank Kermode: Essays in Criticism and Interpretation edited by Margaret Tudeau-Clayton and Martin Warner
    • The Poverty of Structuralism: Literature and Structuralist Theory by Leonard Jackson
    • Inconvenient Fictions: Literature and the Limits of Theory by Bernard Harrison
    • Reading Minds: The Study of English in the Age of Cognitive Science by Mark Turner
    • Mikhail Bakhtin: Creation of a Prosaics by Gary Saul Morson and Caryl Emerson
  • Adam Phillips

    • The Secret Ring: Freud’s Inner Circle and the Politics of Psychoanalysis by Phyllis Grosskurth
  • Ian Stewart

    • The Mind’s Sky by Timothy Ferris
  • Julia Annas

    • Ancient and Medieval Memories: Studies in the Reconstruction of the Past by Janet Coleman
  • Malcolm Bull

    • Modernity and Identity edited by Scott Lash and Jonathan Friedman
    • Fundamentalisms Observed edited by Martin Marty and Scott Appleby
    • The Post-Modern and the Post-Industrial by Margaret Rose
    • Under God: Religion and American Politics by Garry Wills
  • Ian Gregson
    Poem: ‘How does it feel? Thoughts on Tony Harrison’s poem ‘A Cold Coming’’

  • Rosalind Mitchison

    • Strategic Women: How do they manage in Scotland? by Elizabeth Gerver and Lesley Hart
    • A Guid Cause: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Scotland by Leah Leneman
    • Marriage and Property: Women and Marital Customs in History edited by Elizabeth Craik
    • A Woman’s Claim of Right in Scotland
    • Nationalism in the Nineties edited by Tom Gallagher
    • Cultural Weapons: Scotland and Survival in a New Europe by Christopher Harvie
    • Literature and Nationalism edited by Vincent Newey and Ann Thompson
    • The Invention of Scotland: The Stuart Myth of the Scottish Identity, 1638 to the present by Murray Pittock
    • Scotland: A New History by Michael Lynch
  • Matt Frei

  • Adam Bradbury

    • 1492: The Life and Times of Juan Cabezon of Castile by Homero Aridjis, translated by Betty Ferber
    • The Campaign by Carlos Fuentes, translated by Alfred Macadam
    • The Penguin Book of Latin American Short Stories edited by Thomas Colchie
  • Walter Nash

    • ‘Was … ’ by Geoff Ryman