Volume 35 Issue 5 May 1985

Personal history

Biography is the most popular non-fiction genre published in Britain. At least, that is the impression one gets from reading the review pages of the Sunday papers. Stephen Trombley explains that the phenomenon is not particularly difficult to understand.

The Albert Memorial

It is a perennial joke amongst those returning from their holidays that the things they had most hoped to see on their journey were lost from view – closed, removed for restoration, or sent away for exhibition elsewhere.

All Change?

'Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better.' – Richard Hooker.