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Deep in the forest’s mysteries: The Cloven, by Brian Catling, reviewed

15 September 2018 9:00 am

Brian Catling’s great trilogy takes its title from The Vorrh, his first volume. This final book fulfills all the promises…

Texas: the myriad contradictions of the Lone Star state

21 April 2018 9:00 am

The subtitle of Lawrence Wright’s splendid God Save Texas (‘A Journey into the Future of America’) would be alarming if…

Michael Moorcock: Why banning opioids has been a disaster for me

10 February 2018 9:00 am

Returning to the United States a short while ago I received a stern talking to from an immigration officer. Why…

Cotton Belt Notebook

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Clarksdale, Mississippi, where Highway 61 crosses 49 and Robert Johnson met the Devil, who taught him the secret of the…

Hawksmoor’s plan for a baptistery at St Paul’s Cathedral

Nicholas Hawksmoor: a genius in his own right

13 February 2016 9:00 am

In the conclusion to his very substantial study of England’s least known and most misunderstood Baroque architect, Owen Hopkins discusses…

Iain Sinclair

Iain Sinclair and me — Michael Moorcock meets his semi-mythical version

20 June 2015 9:00 am

In the late 1980s Peter Ackroyd invited me to meet Iain Sinclair, whose first novel, White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings, I…

Fatal attraction: a four-year-old picks her favourite handgun at the NRA’s annual meeting in Milwaukee, 2006

Americans and their gun culture: attached at the hip

25 April 2015 9:00 am

Like the documentary journalist Iain Overton, author of this book, I was taught to shoot and maintain a gun as…

The King Kong of the thriller: the phenomenal output of Edgar Wallace, once the world’s most popular author

31 January 2015 9:00 am

At the time of his death in 1932 Edgar Wallace had published some 200 books, 25 plays, 45 collections of…