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Spectator writers' Christmas book choices

23 November 2013 9:00 am

More recommended reading from some of our regular reviewers

‘Relax — it’s ethically sourced.’

Ethical

23 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Looks like the tiger came to tea.’

Tiger

23 November 2013 9:00 am

‘News from Marathon. But first, a look at some of today’s other top stories.’

Marathon

23 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Do we have to have an Old Etonian in charge?’

Etonian

23 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Sorry, love, but your looks have begun to fade.’

Newsreader

23 November 2013 9:00 am

‘You’ll either be seen by Dr Jekyll or Mr Hyde.’

Emergency

23 November 2013 9:00 am

‘What’s the “Steak à la Princess Royal”?’

Horsemeat

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Alice in Winter Wonderland

Tat

23 November 2013 9:00 am

How to film a Kennedy 50th anniversary documentary

Kennedy

23 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Watch this one — he likes to hibernate around.’

Hibernate

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Support

23 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Can you leave, please, sir. This bar specifically caters for the sad, pathetic and lonely.’

Bar

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Bill Badger’s running for his life, What’s the reason for this strife? They think his cough is dread TB, And so from Nutwood he must flee.

Bill

23 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Jennie, will you please stop comparing me to your first husband?’

Bed

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Teabags

23 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Fancy getting the skateboards out later on?’

Skateboards

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Vive la France! Everyone else, led by Obama, is capitulating to Iran

16 November 2013 9:00 am

President Obama’s flagship foreign policy of ‘leading from behind’ has had some surprising consequences. Not least among them is that…

Portrait of the week

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Home EDF Energy said it would put up prices by 3.9 per cent. BT Sport spent £897 million on the rights…

Barometer: David Dimbleby is not alone (unfortunately)

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Whose tattoos? David Dimbleby, 75, has had a scorpion tattooed on his right shoulder. Some more tattoo-wearers who perhaps ought…

Letters: Cyclists reply to Rod Liddle, and an MP replies to Hugo Rifkind

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Rod rage Sir: Like most cyclists, who also own a car and pay road tax, I enjoy a pedal along…

Spectator writers pick their books of the year

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Recommended reading from some of our regular reviewers

Books and Arts

16 November 2013 9:00 am

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‘Are you sure you want me to carry on with this, Mr Dimbleby?’

Tattoo

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Stalking

16 November 2013 9:00 am