Books

The first title in Yale University’s highly regarded “Jewish Lives” series to be devoted to a murderous scoundrel

The solemn, febrile and deeply bonkers ferment of interwar modernism

Barnier’s Secret Journal should interest British readers due to the insights on whether the UK could have negotiated a better deal

This book is an apt metaphor for the state of freedom of speech in modern Britain

Reading Doom might not save us, but it leaves us with a better appreciation of the complex politics of catastrophe

Was Iceland responsible for the French Revolution, the moon landing and the discovery of America?

A beautiful book, but a fairly orthodox biography of the Hon. Stephen “Tommy” Tomlin

The true tragedy of Meghan’s book will be the better writers left on the bench

Small local publishers are putting out the brightest and best new work

Jeremy Black’s ominous murder mystery round-up for the early summer