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BRYAN APPLEYARD The Mind’s Eye Oliver Sacks SIMON BLACKBURN Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain Antonio Damasio

PAUL JOHNSON Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper Alexandra Harris HUGH BICHENO MI6: The History of the Secret Intelligence Service, 1909–1949 Keith Jeffery Six: A History of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, Part 1 – Murder and Mayhem 1909–1939 Michael Smith MARK ROWLANDS What I Don’t Know About Animals Jenny Diski JEREMY LEWIS Just My Type: A Book about Fonts Simon Garfield JOHN SUTHERLAND Phantoms on the Bookshelves Jacques Bonnet Proust’s Overcoat Lorenza Foschini IAIN MCGILCHRIST Conceiving God: The Cognitive Origin and Evolution of Religion David Lewis-Williams RICHARD GREENE The Pen and the Cross: Catholicism and English Literature 1850–2000 Richard Griffiths SARA WHEELER Driving Home: An American Scrapbook Jonathan Raban DAN JONES Jilted Generation: How Britain Has Bankrupted Its Youth Ed Howker and Shiv Malik

MICHAEL HULSE The Box: Tales from the Darkroom Günter Grass ANDREAS CAMPOMAR All Men Are Liars Alberto Manguel SIMON BAKER Hand Me Down World Lloyd Jones EDMUND GORDON The Murderess Alexandros Papadiamantis ANTHONY CUMMINS The Poetry Lesson Andrei Codrescu KATE SAUNDERS Foster Claire Keegan PATRICK SKENE CATLING Sunset Park Paul Auster SAMANTHA ELLIS The Weekend Bernhard Schlink

RONALD BLYTHE The Peregrine, The Hill of Summer & Diaries: The Complete Works of J A Baker (Ed) John Fanshawe Ask the Fellows Who Cut the Hay George Ewart Evans

JESSICA MANN TALKS TO DONNA LEON

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MARK ROWLANDS is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami. His most recent book is The New Science of the Mind (MIT Press, 2010).

BRYAN APPLEYARD writes on everything for The Sunday Times and is writing a book about everything. www.bryanappleyard.com

ALEX DANCHEV is Professor of International Relations at the University of Nottingham. His most recent book is On Art and War and Terror.

SARA WHEELER’s Access All Areas: Selected Writings 1990–2010 will be published next year by Jonathan Cape.

SAUL DAVID’s books include Victoria’s Wars: The Rise of Empire and Zulu: The Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879 (both Penguin).

D D GUTTENPLAN is London correspondent for the Nation and the author of American Radical: The Life and Times of I F Stone.

PETER MARSHALL is Professor of History at the University of Warwick. His most recent book is The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction (OUP).

GILES MILTON is the author of several histories and novels, including Paradise Lost: Smyrna 1922 (Sceptre).

TIM BLANNING is a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. His most recent book is The Triumph of Music (Penguin).

JUSTIN MAROZZI is writing a history of Baghdad for Penguin.

GEORGE GÖMÖRI is Emeritus Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge. His last book of poems in English was Polishing October (Shoestring Press).

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