Literature

Loneliness is not just a side-effect of Coronavirus: it’s been here for a while

It is the duty of a responsible publisher to reflect the intellectual and social diversity that exists across the world

Understanding George and his reign is crucial to our post-progressivist consideration of the history of patriotism

On the 50th anniversary of his public suicide, Nigel Jones reflects on the strange life and bizarre death of the Japanese writer Yukio Mishima

Jeremy Black makes his way through the British Library’s Crime Classics collection

Pulling up fairy tales by the roots in the name of feminism makes barren fare for the reader

As Rugby School prepares to auction off some of its most prized literary possessions, one must wonder what Dr Arnold would have to say

The Conservative party were once the country party. They could be again. It might even net them some votes

Professor Jeremy Black on British Library Crime Classics and his favourite ‘whodunits’

Former bookseller A.S.H. Smyth enjoys a bestselling bookshop owner’s taxonomy of bookshop people