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Charles Saumarez Smith says we should acknowledge the Nazi past of architect Philip Johnson, not erase him

Nick Cohen on the ill-starred but seductive love affair between writers and alcohol

Lincoln Allison is moved by a cache of his father’s wartime love letters and what they reveal about conflict, his parents’ relationship — and a huge generational chasm

Nigel Jones recalls the time he spent in the home of the legendary German writer Ernst Jünger

A confidential matter: the letters of Richard Strauss and Stefan Zweig, 1931-1935

A post-pandemic surge in US asset prices has settled an old economics argument: boosting the money supply does lead to higher prices

John Self says that while writing has always been seen as a vocation, the characters many authors care most about are the ones printed on their royalty statements

In the wake of Trump, US conservatives must regain the moral high ground

Clive Aslet says the Barclay brothers were prescient when they built their grand private castle on Brecqhou. Today, true privacy is something only serious money can buy

Janine di Giovanni on the profoundly moving Oscar-nominated film that is teaching young Bosnian Serbs about the awful truth of the Srebrenica massacre