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  • Eric Hobsbawm

    • A People’s Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924 by Orlando Figes
  • Letters
    George Walden, John Mullan, Hazhir Teimourian, Ira Katznelson, Marion Glastonbury, Basil Davidson, Aidan Foster-Carter

  • Michael Hofmann

    • The End of the Story by Lydia Davis
    • Break it Down by Lydia Davis
  • Adam Phillips

    • Asylum by Patrick McGrath
  • Helen Vendler

    • Inventions of the March Hare: Poems 1909-17 by T.S. Eliot, edited by Christopher Ricks
  • Frank Kermode

    • Omens of the Millennium by Harold Bloom
  • Simon Schaffer

    • Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of his Time by Dava Sobel
  • Greg Dening

    • Far-Fetched Facts: The Literature of Travel and the Idea of the South Seas by Neil Rennie
  • Margaret Anne Doody

    • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Romance Writings edited by Isobel Grundy
  • Ian Gilmour

    • A History of Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths by Karen Armstrong
    • Jewish History, Jewish Religion: The Weight of Three Thousand Years by Israel Shahak
    • City of the Great King: Jerusalem from David to the Present edited by Nitza Rosovsky
    • Jerusalem in the 20th Century by Martin Gilbert
    • Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict by Norman Finkelstein
    • To Rule Jerusalem by Roger Friedland and Richard Hecht
  • David Abulafia

    • The Origins of the Inquisition in 15th-Century Spain by Benzion Netanyahu
  • Gerald Hammond

    • Thomas Cranmer: A Life by Diarmaid MacCulloch
  • Mark Kishlansky

    • Liberty against the Law: Some 17th-Century Controversies by Christopher Hill
    • The Rise and Fall of Revolutionary England: An Essay on the Fabrication of 17th-Century History by Alastair MacLaclan
  • Michael Dobson

    • Reading Shakespeare Historically by Lisa Jardine
    • Purpose of Playing: Shakespeare and the Cultural Politics of the Elizabethan Theatre by Louis Montrose
    • Shakespeare from the Margins: Language, Culture, Context by Patricia Parker
    • Impersonations: Gender and Performance in Shakespear’s England by Stephen Orgel
  • Margaret Visser

    • The Land of Hunger by Piero Camporesi, translated by Tania Croft-Murray and Claire Foley
    • Exotic Brew: The Art of Living in the Age of Enlightenment by Piero Camporesi, translated by Christopher Woodall
    • The Magic Harvest: Food, Folklore and Society by Piero Camporesi, translated by Joan Krakover Hall
  • Donald Sassoon

    • Possible Dreams: A Personal History of the British Christian Socialists by Chris Bryant
  • John Burnside
    Poem: ‘Shiochie’s Hill, Dunkeld’

  • Ray Monk

    • Wittgenstein’s Place in 20th-Century Analytic Philosophy by P.M.S. Hacker
    • Wittgenstein: Mind and Will, Vol. IV of an Analytical Commentary on the ‘Philosophical Investigations’ by P.M.S. Hacker
  • Eric Fassin

    • Adventures on the Freedom Road: The French Intellectuals in the 20th Century by Bernard-Henri Lévy, translated by Richard Veasey
    • The Imaginary Jew by Alain Finkielkraut, translated by Kevin O’Neill and David Suchoff
    • The Defeat of the Mind by Alain Finkielkraut, translated by Judith Friedlander
  • David Miller

    • Self-Ownership, Freedom and Equality by G.A. Cohen
  • Henry Gee

    • African Exodus: The Origins of Modern Humanity by Chris Stringer and Robin McKie
    • Humans before Humanity by Robert Foley
    • The Day before Yesterday: Five Million Years of Human History by Colin Tudge
    • The Wisdom of Bones: In Search of Human Origins by Alan Walker and Pat Shipman
    • The Neanderthal Enigma: Solving the Mystery of Modern Human Origins by James Shreeve
  • Conor Gearty