Isaac & Isaiah, by David Caute - review

21 September 2013 9:00 am

The scene is the common room of All Souls College, Oxford, in the first week of March 1963. It is…

Raymond Carr by María Jesús Gonzalez - review

31 August 2013 9:00 am

This is an unusual book: a Spanish historian writes the life of an English historian of Spain. In doing so,…

Tell me a story! Anne Fine, Amanda Mitichison, Terence Blacker and Keith Crossley-Holland on the joy - and importance - of reading aloud

24 August 2013 9:00 am

Robert Gore-Langton on Oxford’s new Story Museum, which aims to put stories into young lives deprived of books

Building: Letters, 1960–1975, by Isaiah Berlin

13 July 2013 9:00 am

This is the third volume of Isaiah Berlin letters; one more to go. Discerning critics have showered the first two…