Books

Natasha Green reviews Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders, by Kate Griffin

Rev Steve Morris revisits Keith Waterhouse’s forgotten classic

In its combination of glacial beauty and lovelorn desperation, Brideshead Revisited speaks to all readers, Alexander Larman writes

Thomas Woodham-Smith finds the latest research is online

John Bowers reviews “Enemies of the People?” by Joshua Rozenberg

As Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads is set to air this evening, Alexander Larman ponders the relationship between a living writer and their works

A S H Smyth pays a visit to one of his favourite places in Colombo

John Self reviews Sorry for Your Trouble by Richard Ford, This is Pleasure by Mary Gaitskill and Cleanness by Garth Greenwell

Christopher Bray reviews Apropos of Nothing by Woody Allen

The hip young authors who write about their greatest obsession – themselves