Over the top with the last man standing

Harry Patch didn’t climb Everest, split the atom, sail solo round the world, write the definitive…

26 February 2018 - 09.02 AM

Watching from the wings

This edition in Penguin Random House’s one-a-month reissue of the 75 Maigret novels is the December…

20 February 2018 - 09.02 AM

Enslaved by ISIS

On the cover of her book, Nadia Murad looks at first glance like a normal balanced young woman,…

14 February 2018 - 10.02 AM

Absolute power corrupting absolutely

Journalist and author Paul Lendvai lays down his brief for this book: to deal with the history of…

08 February 2018 - 02.02 PM

The saint of singers, songsmiths and showmen

This weighty 510-page oral history manages to be biography, autobiography and hagiography. Oral…

22 January 2018 - 11.01 AM