Natascha Engel reviews Unspeakable by John Bercow

Literary reputations are made and broken by a self-appointed clique of bien pensant liberal intellectuals

Hannah Betts reviews The Mirror & The Light by Hilary Mantel

The novelist and the philosopher linked by a common fascination with despair

Simon Heffer reviews Providence Lost: The Rise and Fall of Cromwell’s Protectorate by Paul Lay

Stephen Parkinson reviews The Fire is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F Buckley Jr, and the debate over race in America, by Nicholas Buccola

Robert Hutton reviews Our Man in New York by Henry Hemming

Richard Reinsch reviews The New Class War By Michael Lind

Michael Henderson reviews A Small Revolution in Germany by Philip Hensher and Here We Are by Graham Swift

Gerald Frost reviews Nourishing the Nation: Food as National Identity by Venetia Johannes