Culture
26 April 1999
Ian Hamilton long ago decided to keep his poetry apart from what he referred to as his "so-called literary life". As...
Culture
26 April 1999
Giorgione painted La Vecchia around 1509, but how old was his model, or indeed Shakespeare's for the seventh rung of...
Culture
26 April 1999
Your opinion of this atmospheric first novel will partly be driven by your experience of the London transport system...
Books
26 April 1999
Last time I was in Los Angeles I was giving a lecture on the Soviet Union and communist China to military officers...
26 April 1999
No 3574 Set by Leonora Casement We asked for letters of advice to those planning to economise. Report by Ms de Meaner...
26 April 1999
The other week I tuned in to some tennis. Can't remember why. Probably I'd been searching for live football, anywhere,...
Society
26 April 1999
It was flattering to be asked up to Birmingham to address a staff-graduate seminar, but even as I licked the stamp I...
25 April 1999
Politics
19 April 1999
Is a humanitarian war an oxymoron? The concept has apparently been invented by what Tony Blair, in Newsweek, called "a...
19 April 1999
Pinochet's arrest "unjust" George Bush, the former US president, has called for the release of General Pinochet, the ex...
19 April 1999
Monday Dr Jack is back. Bronzed and thin, his arms elegantly describing a parabola in the air as he demonstrates the...
19 April 1999
In the interests of NS readers, I left my rural retreat in Sussex last week to breathe in the electioneering air of...
19 April 1999
I do not keep a car in London, unlike most of the would-be candidates for mayor. Why add to the pollution when I can...
Politics
19 April 1999
At a conference in Berlin last weekend, I saw close up the wretchedness of the Russian political class, faced with the...
Society
19 April 1999
Fresh report from the battle front. No, not Kosovo, but the really nasty little war among the Liberal Democrats. Paddy...

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