Books
29 January 2009
The New Annotated Dracula Bram Stoker, edited by Leslie S Klinger introduction by Neil Gaiman W W Norton, 672pp, £28...
Ideas
22 January 2009
"Oh, you Americans! You're so serious . . . just like the Germans," commented the Oxford philosopher Stuart Hampshire...
Books
09 October 2008
The Romantic generation of poets and thinkers, schoolchildren are often told, took a dim view of science. Like a lot of...
Politics
03 July 2008
To adapt one of the poet's own ways of classi fying persons and things and, indeed, God Himself: W H Auden could be...
Books
06 March 2008
There are children, so rumour has it, who feast their growing imaginations on the likes of Jemima Puddle-duck and Peter...
Politics
31 January 2008
As the title of Colin Grant's gripping and sympathetic biography spells out, the chap in the chapeau is Marcus Mosiah...
Culture
03 April 2006
One of the most tenacious sentimental myths about the lives of artists is a variant of the Ugly Duckling tale:...