Books

Andrew Roberts says that in these diaries, Channon takes snobbery to a truly pathological level

When a new major title by a big cheese arrives, expect a tidal wave of rolled logs

This biography on Sir Stanley Rous and sport in the twentieth century is scholarly, balanced and well-written, says Lincoln Allison

Do we really need another biography about Francis Bacon? The answer is emphatically yes, says Christopher Bray

The rambling and discursive nature of the writing lends Rupert Everett’s book an enjoyable appeal

The magazine that declares its main aim is to review books does anything but

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

Serenhedd James finds folly and ruin frequently go together in Rory Fraser’s new release: Follies

Barry Turner delves into an illuminating and entertaining insight into Bohemian life in the fast lane

Christopher Fildes delves into the latest instalment of the Bank’s long and voluminous history