As Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light is released this week, Alexander Larman examines the over-excitement of high-profile releases

Andrew McKinley reviews Robert Lynch’s ‘The Partition of Ireland 1918-1925’

Tibor Fischer review’s Gimson’s Presidents: Brief Lives from Washington to Trump by Andrew Gimson

Jamie Blackett reviews Vintage Roger: Letters from the PoW years by Roger Mortimer

Christopher Bray reviews The Philosophy of Isaiah Berlin by Johnny Lyons

X.Trapnel on the book world’s latest guessing game

Simon Callow reviews A Fate Worse than Hollywood by David Ambrose

Jonathon Green reviews A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order by Judith Flanders

When white American author Jeanine Cummins wrote a novel about Mexican refugees a critical firestorm erupted

Ed West, Small Men on the Wrong Side of History