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MICHAELJACOBS We Saw Spain Die: Foreign Correspondents in the Spanish Civil War Paul Preston JONATHANMIRSKY China Witness: Voices from a Silent Generation Xinran NIKOLAI TOLSTOY St Petersburg and the British: The City through the Eyes of British Visitors and Residents Anthony Cross
ALLISTERHEATH Supercapitalism: The Battle for Democracy in an Age of Big Business Robert Reich PETEROBORNE What Next? Surviving the Twenty-First Century Chris Patten VERNONBOGDANOR Britain Since 1918: The Strange Career of British Democracy David Marquand NIGELJONES Jack Tar: Life in Nelson’s Navy Roy & Lesley Adkins JOHNCORNWELL Dissent Over Descent: Intellligent Design’s Challenge to Darwinism Steve Fuller DAVIDPROFUMO Stop Me If You’ve Heard This: A History and Philsophy of Jokes Jim Holt JANERYE Francis Bacon: Anatomy of an Enigma Michael Peppiatt Francis Bacon: Studies for a Portrait Michael Peppiatt WILLIAMCASH Seven Days in the Art World Sarah Thornton JAMESDELINGPOLE A Lust for Window Sills: A Lover’s Guide to British Buildings from Portcullis to Pebble-Dash Harry Mount
CAROLINEMOOREHEAD All Our Worldly Goods Irèène Néémirovsky JOHNDUGDALE The Widows of Eastwick John Updike FRANCIS KING The Pages Murray Bail PATRICIADUNCKER From A to X: A Story in Letters John Berger RACHELHORE The Beacon Susan Hill SEBASTIANSHAKESPEARE The Vampire of Ropraz Jacques Chessex DAVIDELLIS The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein Peter Ackroyd DAVIDJAYS The Other David Guterson PHILIPWOMACKONFIRSTNOVELS
NORMANSTONE is Professor of International Relations at Bilkent University, Ankara.
DIANAATHILL is the author of Stet and Yesterday Morning: A Very English Childhoodand, most recently, Somewhere Towards the End, all published by Granta Books.
VERNONBOGDANORis Professor of Government at Oxford, and Professor of Law at Gresham College.
KATHERINEDUNCAN-JONES’s biography of William Shakespeare, Ungentle Shakespeare, was published in 2001.
ALLISTERHEATHis editor of City AM.
JOHNCORNWELL is director of the Science and Human Dimension Project at Jesus College, Cambridge. His latest book is Darwin’s Angel: An Angelic Riposte to the GodDelusion.
PIERS BRENDON’s The Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781–1997 has just been published in paperback by Vintage.
JOHNKEAY’s China: A Historywas published in July by HarperPress.
DAVIDELLISis Emeritus Professor of English Literature at the University of Kent.
JEREMYLEWIS’s third volume of memoirs, Grub Street Irregular, was published in July by HarperCollins.
FRANCES SPALDING’s Gwen Raverat: Friends, Family and Affections was published by the Harvill Press, and her Vanessa Bell by the History Press.
DAVIDPROFUMOis author of Bringing the House Down, a family memoir published in paperback by John Murray. It now seems doubtful whether his Anus Mirabilis (a study of human hygiene) will ever see the light of day.
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