Alexander Larman

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

Why Oxfam bookshops, as tremendous as they are, may be the end of the second-hand bookseller

The saga of the Rex Whistler restaurant and Tate Britain

David Hare is an extraordinarily accomplished writer when he doesn’t revert to contemporary politics

Half a century on, the song remains an an eternally affecting evocation of the need for solidarity and comfort

Larman on the Editor hounded off Twitter for saying male novelists are being excluded

Will compulsory face-masks, social-distancing and an air of paranoia drive audiences to online streaming once and for all?

Buying your way into the book charts is more widespread than you might think

Alexander Larman asks whether Jarvis Cocker’s latest album release will reignite his former success

Did MI5 let one of their own informants have a go at the king?

When Larkin is inevitably denounced, I’ll be reading his forbidden work by torchlight