Books

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

Alexander Larman reviews Fall of the House of Byron, by Emily Brand

John Preston reviews Beneath the Streets by Adam Macqueen

Selina Todd reviews Female Husbands, by Jen Manion