Books

All eight of Whatmore’s subjects would have been astounded by the
stability of the British state through the 19th century

It is no longer possible to reflect upon Israeli culture as if the “Question of Palestine” could be brushed aside

There is frequent reporting of local news, often betraying a hobbit-like
preoccupation with the availability of beer

Deeply private, her elegant and sharply engaging writing has often been wrongly overlooked

Eilenberger’s design is to present philosophy outside the lecture theatre in its life-transforming power

The controversial author’s work is filled not just with anger but with autumnal regret

This progressive historian’s real charge against the monarchic institution is one of “complacency”

Some stop-gap leaders of the opposition were never intended to be potential prime ministers

Rugby league was transformed from a fringe working-class activity into part of national life

He made the tea, he forged the autographs, and only once did he run out of plectrums