J.R.R. Tolkein

Mind Your Language: Waybread

16 January 2016 9:00 am

‘Did you say “fabric”?’ asked my husband when I was telling him about words that have just been added to…

Charles Williams: sadist or Rosicrucian saint?

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Charles Williams was a bad writer, but a very interesting one. Most famous bad writers have to settle, like Sidney…

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The best of British — from Agatha Christie to the YBAs

26 September 2015 8:00 am

Is it true that, having lost an empire, we reinvented ourselves as an island of entertainers? Do we channel the…