James Innes-Smith

James Innes-Smith is the author of 'The Seven Ages of Man: How to Live a Meaningful Life', published by Little, Brown.

Taylor Hawkins is not the only drummer to meet with an early grave

Why Angela Rayner needs to stop torturing our language

The BBC risks putting social justice over excellence

With only two remaining members from the classic 70s lineup, a lot is riding on the band’s new album The Quest

There’s no wonder that books are becoming more conformist when freedom of expression is being curtailed

On International Dawn Chorus Day, there really is no sound lovelier than the competing noise of birdsong