Book Review

Steve Morris argues that this new book about Pontius Pilate helps us understand the limits of state and law

Placing the poems of Pre-Raphaelite muse Elizabeth Siddal in context

James Stevens Curl reveals how this new release provides amazing insight into the household of a well-heeled, cultured European in late eighteenth-century India

J. C. D. Clark reveals how Alan Dershowitz’s book is a nostalgic defence of the ‘American dream’ and of American exceptionalism

For his eighth novel, Anthony Quinn continues his noble tradition of producing a thumping good read

Michael Coren talks to his friend, Rev Richard Coles, about Coles’ forthcoming memoir on love, loss and grief

From the golden age of crime fiction to the modern day, Jeremy Black recommends seven books to see you through April

Jeremy Black recommends three history books that have been neglected by literary reviewers

In his coverage of Northern Ireland in this memoir, Kevin Myers was unflinchingly critical of British ineptitude

Frederic Raphael reveals how Paul Cartledge makes the case for a central historical role for Oedipus’s home town