An account of the sex lives of European intellectuals is full of gossip – and as shallow as the society pages.
Art reveals the past – if you know how to look.
Great cities more than a mile long, ‘banquette houses’, elephants, and birds with heads ‘as big as a man’s: the journey of David Ingram.
Is it time to say goodbye to Eastern Europe, a world remade so frequently by empires, war and political ideologies that it scarcely stays the same for two generations in a row?
Two significant new publications push the parameters of how we engage with the most revered writer in the English language.
J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI from 1924 to 1972, thought the Bureau’s mission was to defeat the godless forces of liberalism, feminism and civil rights.
From backbench MP and minor gentleman to Lord Protector and almost-king, a new edition provides the most complete and accurate version of Oliver Cromwell’s writings to date.
An up-to-date history of modern Spain, from 1898 to the present.
Delusions of grandeur: a ‘psychobiography’ of Woodrow Wilson.
‘Real world’ German responses to postwar genocide.