Books

Jeremy Black pores over the latest offerings from the scholarly literature on cartography

Bestialists, radical agriculturalists and fashionable intellectuals will enjoy this book, especially the pictures

In a world of superficial identity politics, Alexandra Wilson’s book offers a nuanced narrative

Matthew Craske’s book challenges the prevailing idea of Joseph Wright as product and servant of rationalism and Enlightenment

Gekoski focuses the protagonist’s nightmarish vilification around the career and writings of Jonathan Swift

Alexander Larman talks to the Creative Editor of Penguin Classics, Henry Eliot about what makes a ‘modern classic’

‘Finding Dora Maar: An Artist, an Address Book, a Life’ is Brigitte Benkemoun’s discovery of the provenance of the address book and what it told her about the owner’s life

In this podcast, Graham Stewart talks to Michael Ashcroft, whose new book is the first biography to be written about the Chancellor of the Exchequer

Nancy Mitford’s 1932 festive novella ‘Christmas Pudding’ is the tonic 2020 is crying out for

Sanjay Jha’s new book reveals the degeneration of the oldest party in the world’s largest democracy