Arabella Byrne

Dr Arabella Byrne is a freelance journalist and writer. She is writing a novel based on the Great War diaries of Jacques Rivière

A brilliant new work walks the thorny path of motherhood

A new book by Melissa Febos gets right to the heart of the genre

A memoir of a family pulled apart by the cult of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

An act of quasi-guerrilla commemoration

The search engine that tells you if you are descended from slave owners

Arabella Byrne asks if the modern world still has room for artistic outlaws

On the bicentenary of his death, Napoleon Bonaparte remains a curiously stubborn rampart of cultural history in France and beyond