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  • John Gittings
    Communists have parents too

  • Letters
    Brian Burch, Anne Carson, David Sandblom, John Costello, Phillip Knightley, David Rosenthal

  • Mark Hertsgaard

    • On the Home Front: The Cold War Legacy of the Hanford Nuclear Site by Michele Stenehjem Gerber
    • The Nuclear Peninsula by Françoise Zonabend, translated by J.A. Underwood
  • Francis Spufford

    • The Things That Were Said of Them: Shaman Stories and Oral Histories of the Tikigaq People told by Asatchaq, translated by Tukummiq and Tom Lowenstein
    • Ancient Land, Sacred Whale: The Inuit Hunt and its Rituals by Tom Lowenstein
  • Fred D’Aguiar
    Three Poems

  • Adam Phillips

    • The Complete Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Ernest Jones 1908-1939 edited by Andrew Paskauskas, introduction by Riccardo Steiner
  • Margaret Anne Doody

    • The Culture of Sensibility: Sex and Society in 18th-century Britain by G.J. Barker-Benfield
    • Eighteenth-Century Sensibility and the Novel: The Senses in Social Context by Ann Jessie van Sant
    • Drunks, Whores and Idle Apprentices: Criminal Biographies of the 18th Century by Philip Rawlings
    • Mother Clap’s Molly House: The Gay Subculture in England 1700-1830 by Rictor Norton
  • James Wood

    • The New Poetry edited by Michael Hulse, David Kennedy and David Morley
    • Who Whispered Near Me by Killarney Clary
    • Sunset Grill by Anne Rouse
    • Half Moon Bay by Paul Mills
    • Shoah by Harry Smart
    • The Autonomous Region by Kathleen Jamie
    • Collected Poems by F.T. Prince
    • Stirring Stuff by Selwyn Pritchard
    • News from the Brighton Front by Nicki Jackowska
    • Translations from the Natural World by Les Murray
  • Patrick Parrinder

    • The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony by Roberto Calasso, translated by Tim Parks
  • Wendy Brandmark

    • Theory of War by Joan Brady
    • The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Tom Lowenstein

    • Amaravati: Buddhist Sculpture from the Great Stupa by Robert Knox
  • David Allen

    • The Culture of Flowers by Jack Goody
  • Robert Crawford
    Poem: ‘Jesus Christ endorses the new Hillman Imp’

  • Ian Aitken

    • Making Aristocracy Work: The Peerage and the Political System in Britain 1884-1914 by Andrew Adonis
    • The House of Lords at Work: A Study Based on the 1988-89 Session edited by Donald Shell and David Beamish
  • Edward Pearce

    • Diaries by Alan Clark
  • Paul Foot

  • R.W. Johnson
    Magical Socialism