Alexander Larman

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

David Fincher’s eleventh film is his most personal and revealing yet

Why M R James is still the greatest ghost story writer

Is the whole institution of the public school starting to become unfit for purpose in the 21st century?

It is the duty of a responsible publisher to reflect the intellectual and social diversity that exists across the world

The former hard-living frontman continues to expand his horizons

The suspicion that it has a partial basis in fact makes the saga splendidly and addictively watchable

In the wake of the Guardian’s controversial obituary of Peter Sutcliffe, Alex Larman considers the nuances of writing obits

As Rugby School prepares to auction off some of its most prized literary possessions, one must wonder what Dr Arnold would have to say

Compared to his peers, Evelyn Waugh has not had the range or quality of adaptations that he deserves

Susan Hill’s story remains one of the most pervasively unsettling tales in the English ghost story tradition