Books
28 August 2008
Jeremy Lewis is remarkably self-deprecating, even by English standards. "As a child," he begins Grub Street Irregular...
Books
26 June 2008
Madresfield Court is an ancient and beautiful house in the blue remembered Malvern Hills. Evelyn Waugh first stayed...
UK Politics
24 April 2008
Even before he was born, Ferdinand Mount knew absolutely everyone. "What an interesting and varied life I seem to have...
Ideas
10 April 2008
The solemn yet unreliable disclaimer that all characters are imaginary, and that any resemblance to actual persons,...
Books
14 February 2008
In life, as in his fiction, J G Ballard has always seen the skull beneath the skin. Among his first memories of...