Books

13 September 2018 | by Catherine Pepinster

Managed decline

A somewhat selective account of Alan Rusbridger’s time as editor of The Guardian

13 September 2018 | by Anne Chisholm

The book of Jobs

Memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs

13 September 2018 | by Minoo Dinshaw

Arms and a man

Scottish poetry has always possessed a peculiarly Scots taste; perhaps the inevitable result of a small, poor, ancient and prominent nation’s hard-won distinctiveness.

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06 September 2018 | by Harry Mount

When Soho's unforgivable crime was to be a bore

An astonishingly vivid elegy for Soho’s bohemian past

Autobiographical essays that reveal what lies behind Emilie Pine’s public identity

A brisk and lively account of how Georges-Eugène Haussmann shaped the Paris we know today

06 September 2018 | by Ariane Bankes

Tara Westover's great escape

An extraordinary book about how Tara Westover, daughter of a survivalist Mormon implacable conviction, became the person she now is. It wasn’t easy.

06 September 2018 | by Jane Thynne

Soldier with a secret

A hypnotically immersive novel set in the England of the Napoleonic Wars

An exploration of the difficulties that confront us at the present moment: Brexit, immigration, the decline of Christianity in the affluent West, the stranglehold of internet culture.

“Take away the audience and you take away the concrete reality of music as an art.”

In his latest novel, The Colour of the Sun, David Almond stands out as a writer still eager to explore a spiritual dimension.

23 August 2018 | by Jonathan Keates

Hemingway's late love

How disrupted travel plans led Ernest Hemingway to betray his wife for his last – teenage – muse

Jean Moorcroft Wilson's sober, well-researched biography of Robert Graves introduces a new generation to this controversial poet

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