Non-Fiction

Serious Money tracks the excesses and indulgences of those with wealth to burn

Lucasta Miller discusses Emma Smith’s new book

A new memoir finds the poet in a world of rivers, rods, and reels

This call for an overhaul of the sex industry is self-indulgent and short-sighted

This new biography of John Donne brings the centuries-dead poet to life

Elena Ferrante’s essay collection is an exploration of the delights and constraints of form

Book reviews are not the preserve of the literary dilettantes — they have real power

Chuck Klosterman’s book sheds rose-tinted light on the decade

What was it like to take Francis Bacon to the USSR?

Ms Lees offers a new take on the template, but she is walking a well-trodden path