Alexander Larman

Alexander Larman is an author and journalist. His latest book is Byron’s Women (Head of Zeus)

This biography is a testament to detailed analysis and intelligent insight, says Alexander Larman

How the rise of streaming platforms has killed home entertainment

Sir David Hare’s new BBC drama feels small-scale when we are surrounded by far more impressive real-life spectacles

Richard Ovenden’s new book is a passionate defence of the sanctity of knowledge expressed through literature

Ben Schott’s new novel is hugely welcome, but thankfully it will never threaten to obscure the genius of the canon

The Divine Comedy will be playing a concert at the Barbican on 14 October to celebrate Neil Hannon

How a hugely popular American satirical show ripped off an online British comedian

What does the postponement of the new James Bond film mean for the future of cinema?

The Sussexes’ legal pursuits are less the straw that broke the camel’s back and more a gesture of defiance

There is no need to make Sherlock Holmes more likeable, part of his brilliance is in his ambiguity