Books
16 May 2005
In the introduction to The Power of Delight, a selection of essays from 40 years of John Bayley's "lifetime in...
Culture
01 March 2004
Prunella Clough was an enigmatic artist, whose work and life offer a paradoxical blend of accessibility and withdrawal...
Books
25 August 2003
Judith Flanders's book about the Victorian house is a hodgepodge of miscellaneous information. Divided into 11 chapters...
Books
14 July 2003
John Julius Norwich begins his latest volume with a disarming and perhaps disingenuous apology. "It may well be...
Books
05 May 2003
The King James Bible has long been established as the best literary work ever written by a committee, and Adam Nicolson...
08 January 2001
The book of the season is Robert Skidelsky's third volume of his life of Maynard Keynes. Wherever I go, people are...

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