Enter your email address here to receive updates from the team.
Why Dickens devoted his life to writing stories.
Those who have yet to read the Divine Comedy are missing out on one of life’s great aesthet
The acclaimed historian has long held royalist sympathies, but recent events have thrown him into do
A N Wilson writes on how his conversion to atheism may have been similar to a road to Damascus exper
A Thing in Disguise: the visionary life of Joseph Paxton
Kate Colquhoun Fourth Estate, 307pp,
That Old Ace in the Hole
Annie Proulx Fourth Estate, 361pp, £17.99
The Mitford Girls: the biography of an extraordinary family
Mary S Lovell Little, Brown, 611pp