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Cover: Peter Campbell



  • Alison Light

    • Flush by Virginia Woolf, edited by Elizabeth Steele
    • Timbuktu by Paul Auster
  • Letters
    Tim Minogue, D.J. Richards, Paul Trewhela, R.W. Johnson, Steven Rose, Arnold Rattenbury, Alan Myers

  • Charles Simic
    Two Poems

  • Frank Kermode

    • Darwin's Worms by Adam Phillips
  • John Bossy

    • Marx on Suicide edited by Eric Plaut and Kevin Anderson, translated by Gabrielle Edgcomb
    • Suicide in the Middle Ages, Vol I: The Violent Against Themselves by Alexander Murray
    • A History of Suicide: Voluntary Death in Western Culture by Georges Minois, translated by Lydia Cochrane
  • Patrick Collinson

    • The World of the Favourite edited by J.H. Elliott and L.W.B. Brockliss
    • The Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics: The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1585-97 by Paul Hammer
  • Colin Burrow

    • Henry Howard, the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life by W.A. Sessions
  • Terry Eagleton

    • Beowulf translated by Seamus Heaney
  • Alex de Waal

    • Soldiers of Diplomacy: The United Nations, Peacekeeping and the New World Order by Jocelyn Coulon
    • Hard Choices: Moral Dilemmas in Humanitarian Intervention edited by Jonathan Moore
    • New and Old Wars: Organised Violence in the Global Era by Mary Kaldor
  • Douglas Johnson

    • A Les Trósors Retrouvós de la ‘Revue des deux Mondes’ edited by Jeanne Causse and Bruno de Cessole
    • La Guerre d’Algórie par les Documents. Vol. II: Les Portes de la Guerre, 10 Mars 1946 à 31 Dócembre 1954 edited by Jean-Charles Jauffret
    • De Gaulle et L’Algóerie: Mon Tómoinage 1960-62 by Jean Morin
  • Phyllis Birnbaum

    • A Diary of Darkness: The Wartime Diary of Kiyosawa Kiyoshi translated by Eugene Soviak
  • James Wood

    • Letters between a Father and Son by V.S. Naipaul
  • John Sturrock

    • George Sand: A Woman’s Life Writ Large by Belinda Jack
  • David A. Bell

    • Lourdes: Body and Spirit in the Secular Age by Ruth Harris
  • Gabrielle Spiegel

    • The Lord’s First Night: The Myth of the Droit de Cuissage by Alain Boureau, translated by Lydia Cochrane
  • David Wootton

    • Shaman of Oberstdorf: Chonrad Stoeckhlin and the Phantoms of the Night by Wolfgang Behringer, translated by H.C.Erik Midelfort
    • Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe by Stuart Clark
    • Witchcraft in Tudor and Stuart England by Alan Macfarlane
    • The Bewitching of Anne Gunter: A Horrible and True Story of Football, Witchcraft, Murder and the King of England by James Sharpe
  • J.D.F. Jones

    • Ladysmith by Giles Foden
    • Manly Pursuits by Ann Harries
  • Stephen Sedley
    Diary: Judges’ Lodgings