Books

X.Trapnel on the latest publishing politics

Charles Moore’s multi-volume biography of Thatcher harks back to an ancient tradition

Jack Brown showcases hidden heroes, the history of the building and the famous figures who have passed through

Sir Roger Scruton and the architectural establishment

Dalrymple’s Anarchy says more about about a selling machine somewhat different to the East India Company

Hidden London’s evocative photos of dereliction will fascinate commuters and tourists alike

Richard Reinsch reviews The Case for Nationalism by Rich Lowry

Sontag’s influential pieces are rather fewer than this book’s breezeblock dimensions might suggest

Literature’s outraged elitists chose smug contempt over real insight

X.Trapnel on the latest literary feuds and fancies