Culture
04 October 1999
In almost every children's book on dinosaurs, there is an illustration of a giant long-necked herbivore bellowing in...
Books
27 September 1999
If the true paradises are those we have lost, then the true utopias are those we can never hope to gain. By definition...
Culture
07 June 1999
Byron's memoirs were burnt by friends terrified of what they might contain. Ever since, biographers have been trying to...
Books
24 May 1999
This is a novel that may confirm all Norman Tebbit's worst fears about the 1960s. Set in the magical year of 1967, it...
Food and Drink
03 May 1999
If Vikram Seth is not writing novels then he's writing librettos, if not translations then travel books or verse. Most...
Books
26 February 1999
Even scrapings from the table of a writer such as Umberto Eco should be accepted with gratitude. As Eco himself...
Books
04 December 1998
Considering the habitual British distaste for foreigners and learning musical instruments, Captain Corelli's Mandolin...

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