Alexander Larman

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

Alexander Larman on the newest release in Mick Herron’s best-selling and critically acclaimed Jackson Lamb crime series: Slough House

What is being proposed by the university represents the closing down of intellectual horizons and the deliberate vandalism of a highly respected English department

Cinema, theatre and the world will be poorer for no longer having Christopher Plummer as a part of them

Just like Covid-19, this new, virulent strain of anti-Semitism will prove hard to dispel, and no vaccine will be available to act as a panacea

How one misinterpreted film review may have set a dangerous precedent

If one judged the playwright solely on the film versions of his work, one might be forgiven for believing that he had never been particularly accomplished

It would be little short of a tragedy if our music industry ends up being finished off by the mismanagement of a a vulgar little virus

Alexander Larman lists the fictitious Presidents who Joe Biden would be wise to emulate – and those he definitely shouldn’t

On the 100th anniversary of her birth, Highsmith remains one of the great uncompromising writers of the last century

For all his apparently endless faults, we have just witnessed the passing of one of music’s true geniuses