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JOHN STUBBS Shakespeare and Elizabeth: The Meeting of Two Myths Helen Hackett BERNARD O’DONOGHUE Ulysses and Us: The Art of Everyday Living Declan Kiberd

KENNETH OMORGAN Seeking A Role: The United Kingdom 1951–1970 Brian Harrison ALLAN MASSIE Edinburgh: A History of the City Michael Fry BERNARD HARE Ground Control: Fear and Happiness in the Twenty-First-Century City Anna Minton TOM FORT Eleven Minutes Late: A Train Journey to the Soul of Britain Matthew Engel

VALERIE GROVE An Education Lynn Barber VIRGINIA IRONSIDE The Sixties Jenny Diski

JONATHAN MIRSKY Hunting Evil: The Nazi War Criminals who Escaped and the Dramatic Hunt to Bring Them to Justice Guy Walters DOMINIC SANDBROOK Facts are Subversive: Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name Timothy Garton Ash ROSIE BOYCOTT Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder Richard Louv COLIN TUDGE Spent: Sex, Evolution and the Secrets of Consumerism Geoffrey Miller SARA WHEELER The Third Man Factor: True Stories of Survival in Extreme Environments John Geiger

ADRIAN TURPIN Between the Assassinations Aravind Adiga JOHN DUGDALE Sunnyside Glen David Gold OPHELIA FIELD My Father’s Tears & Other Stories John Updike FRANCIS KING Adam Gould Julia O’Faolain RACHEL HORE We Are All Made of Glue Marina Lewycka SIMON BAKER To Heaven by Water Justin Cartwright CHARLES THOMAS Khan Al-Khalili; The Mirage Naguib Mahfouz DAVID JAYS This is How M J Hyland PATRICK O’CONNOR Midsummer Nights (Ed) Jeanette Winterson JO CAIRD ON FOUR FIRST NOVELS



JOHN STUBBS is the author of a biography of John Donne, The Reformed Soul. He is currently writing a book on wit, wandering and war in the seventeenth century.

CATHERINE MERRIDALE is Professor of Contemporary History at Queen Mary, University of London and the author of several books on Russian history. She is currently preparing a major new cultural history of the Moscow Kremlin.

MICHAEL BURLEIGH’s Blood & Rage: A Cultural History of Terrorism is available in paperback from HarperPerennial.

ALEX GOODALL is a lecturer in modern history at the University of York. He is currently writing a book about American anti-Communism between the First World War and the McCarthy era.

COLIN TUDGE’s latest book, Consider the Birds, is available from Penguin.

SARA WHEELER’s The Magnetic North: Notes from the Arctic Circle will be published by Cape in October.

BERNARD O’DONOGHUE’s Selected Poems was published by Faber in 2008.

ALEXANDER WAUGH is in hiding since receiving death threats from an anonymous lunatic following an unfavourable review of his book, The House of Wittgenstein, in The New York Review of Books.

TIM GRANT is Deputy Director of the Centre for Forensic Linguistics at Aston University. He recommends that threatening letters should be proofread before sending.

VIRGINIA IRONSIDE will be appearing at the Edinburgh Festival with The Virginia Monologues.

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