Books

David Womersley reveres Roger Scruton on wine

Charles Moore’s multi-volume biography of Thatcher harks back to an ancient tradition

Jack Brown showcases hidden heroes, the history of the building and the famous figures who have passed through

Dalrymple’s Anarchy says more about about a selling machine somewhat different to the East India Company

Hidden London’s evocative photos of dereliction will fascinate commuters and tourists alike

Richard Reinsch reviews The Case for Nationalism by Rich Lowry

Billingham is tight-lipped about his time in the SAS. His work afterwards provides the funniest anecdotes

Sontag’s influential pieces are rather fewer than this book’s breezeblock dimensions might suggest

Literature’s outraged elitists chose smug contempt over real insight

Louise Perry reviews Females by Andrea Long Chu