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  • Neal Ascherson

    • Chamfort: A Biography by Claude Arnaud, translated by Deke Dusinberre
  • Letters
    Philip Raikes, William LeFanu, Wynne Godley, Perry Anderson, Roderick Shaw, Edna Longley, Joanne Lafler

  • Ross McKibbin

    • Dancing with Dogma: Britain under Thatcherism by Ian Gilmour
  • Paul Addison

    • War, Strategy and International Politics: Essays in Honour of Sir Michael Howard edited by Lawrence Freedman, Paul Hayes and Robert O’Neill
  • John Sutherland

    • Keepers of the Flame: Literary Estates and the Rise of Biography by Ian Hamilton
    • Testamentary Acts: Browning, Tennyson, James, Hardy by Michael Millgate
    • The Last Laugh by Michael Holroyd
    • Trollope by Victoria Glendinning
  • Margaret Anne Doody

    • The Letters of Samuel Johnson: Vol. I: 1731-1772, Vol. II: 1773-1776, Vol. III: 1777-1781 edited by Bruce Redford
  • D.J. Enright
    Poem: ‘Seasons’

  • John Ryle

    • To Blight with Plague: Studies in a Literary Theme by Barbara Fass Leavy
    • Epidemics and Ideas: Essays on the Historical Perception of Pestilence edited by Terence Ranger and Paul Slack
    • The Fourth Horseman: A Short History of Epidemics, Plagues and Other Scourges by Andrew Nikiforuk
    • In Time of Plague: The History and Social Consequences of Lethal Epidemic Disease edited by Arien Mack
    • Miasmas and Disease: Public Health and the Environment in the Pre-Industrial Age by Carlo Cipolla, translated by Elizabeth Potter
    • International Journal of STD and Aids. Vol. II, Supplement I: Aids and the Epidemics of History edited by Harry Rolin, Richard Creese and Ronald Mann
    • Monopolies of Loss by Adam Mars-Jones
    • Aids in Africa: Its Present and Future Impact edited by Tony Barrett and Piers Blaikie
  • Amartya Sen
    On the Darwinian View of Progress

  • Mark Elvin

    • The Dragon’s Brood: Conversations with Young Chinese by David Rice
    • Time for telling truth is running out by Vera Schwarcz
    • The Tyranny of History: The Roots of China’s Crisis by W.F.J. Jenner
    • Beyond the Chinese Face: Insights from Psychology by Michael Harris Bond
    • Chinese Communism by Dick Wilson and Matthew Grenier
  • Nicholas Penny

    • The Sculpture of Jacopo Sansovino by Bruce Boucher
    • Giambattista and Lorenzo Bregno: Venetian Sculpture in the High Renaissance by Anne Markham Schulz
  • Jenny Diski

    • Sex by Madonna
    • Sex and Sensibility by Julie Burchill
    • Too hot to handle by Fiona Pitt-Kethley
  • Adam Phillips

    • Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety by Marjorie Garber
  • Donald Davie

    • The Paperbark Tree: Selected Prose by Les Murray
  • Gabriele Annan

    • Death in Rome by Wolfgang Koeppen, translated by Michael Hofmann
  • Susannah Clapp

    • Dunedin by Shena Mackay
  • Nicholas Spice

  • D.A.N. Jones

    • Death in Chile: A Memoir and a Journey by Tony Gould
    • Some write to the future by Ariel Dorfman, translated by George Shivers and Ariel Dorfman