Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes from farm to fame

David Bowie’s death in January 2016 leaves drummer Woody Woodmansey as the only surviving member of…

12 January 2018 - 12.01 PM

”The man standing on Platform One . . . ”

Before this volume, author and journalist Simon Jenkins wrote the books ”A Short History of…

05 January 2018 - 05.01 PM

One loved, one hated the Führer

Other people’s lives can be utterly fascinating; biography can outdo the most fanciful fiction.…

03 January 2018 - 10.01 AM

Last but not necessarily least

Once upon a time we struggled manfully – or was it masochistically? – through “Moby Dick”, and…

22 December 2017 - 09.12 AM

Ever deeper into a despot

Surprisingly, Volker Ullrich informs us that while there has been no shortage of biographical…

15 December 2017 - 11.12 AM