Books

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

Louise Perry reviews Females by Andrea Long Chu

James Booth reviews ‘Somewhere Becoming Rain: Collected Writings on Philip Larkin’

David Womersley reviews Waugh on Wine by Auberon Waugh

D.J. Taylor reflects on nearly four decades of hard graft on the literary pages

An enjoyable visual book that acts as a history of aviation

A Short History of London is good on architecture but a more sophisticated analysis is needed