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  • Paul Driver

    • The Roaring Silence: John Cage, A Life by David Revill
  • Letters
    Michael Smethurst, Bonnie McDougall, Chan Hong-Mo, Shen Ning, Lau Bing Sum, Phillip Baker, Stephen Ng, Bobby Chan, Gerald Hammond, Gerald Long, Geoffrey Moorhouse, Adrian Bowyer, Blair Ewing, Tim Longville, Per Runesson, Rosemary Hill, Sylvia Lawson

  • Basil Davidson

    • Fitzroy Maclean by Frank McLynn
    • Franz Joseph by Jean-Paul Bled, translated by Teresa Bridgeman
  • Paul Addison

    • John Maynard Keynes: The Economist as Saviour 1920-1937 by Robert Skidelsky
    • Maynard Keynes: An Economist’s Biography by D.E. Moggridge
  • Wynne Godley

    • Reflections on Monetarism by Tim Congdon
  • Felipe Fernández-Armesto

    • European Encounters with the New World: From Renaissance to Romanticism by Anthony Pagden
    • New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery by Anthony Grafton, April Shelford and Nancy Siraisi
    • The Imaginative Landscape of Christopher Columbus by Valerie Flint
    • Land without Evil: Utopian Journeys across the South American Watershed by Richard Gott
  • J.G.A. Pocock

    • The Cambridge History of Political Thought: 1450-1700 edited by J.H. Burns and Mark Goldie
  • Gary Taylor

    • Shakespeare: The Later Years by Russell Fraser
    • Shakespeare: His Life, Work and Era by Dennis Kay
    • William Shakespeare: The Anatomy of an Enigma by Peter Razzell
    • Politics, Plague and Shakespeare’s Theatre: The Stuart Years by Leeds Barroll
    • Shakespeare Verbatim: The Reproduction of Authenticity and the 1790 Apparatus by Margreta de Grazia
  • Tom Shippey

    • The Life of Geoffrey Chaucer by Derek Pearsall
    • A Wyf ther was: Essays in Honour of Paule Mertens-Fonck edited by Juliette Dor
    • Hochon’s Arrow: The Social Imagination of 14th-Century Texts by Paul Strohm
  • Danny Karlin

    • Pause and Effect: An Introduction to the History of Punctuation in the West by M.B. Parkes
  • John Sutherland

    • The Two Forgers: A Biography of Harry Buxton Forman and Thomas James Wise by John Collins
    • Forgers and Critics: Creativity and Duplicity in Western Scholarship by Anthony Grafton
  • Nicholas Wade

    • Genius: Richard Feynman and Modern Physics by James Gleick
  • Eric Korn

    • Virtual Reality by Howard Rheingold
    • Cyberpunk by Katie Hafner and John Markoff
    • Glimpses of Heaven, Visions of Hell: Virtual Reality and its Implications by Barrie Sherman and Phil Judkins
  • Pascale Petit
    Poem: ‘My Mother’s Clothes’

  • Anthony Quinn

    • The Conclave by Michael Bracewell
    • Cock & Bull by Will Self
  • John Lloyd
    Moscow Diary

  • Ian Gregson

    • Landlocked by Mark Ford
    • The English Earthquake by Eva Salzman
    • Bleeding Heart Yard by William Scammell
    • The Game: Tennis Poems by William Scammell
    • Marconi’s Cottage by Medbh McGuckian