And now for somewhere completely different

The whole topic of that weird place North Korea – the "hermit kingdom" – is endlessly fascinating…

16 October 2019 - 09.10 a.m.

Great life isn’t a closed book yet

At very nearly 1000 pages – and over that number when you include the introduction, maps, family…

09 October 2019 - 08.10 a.m.

Top-notch biography, in and out of the bedroom

Rarely does the pace flag or is the narrative less than compelling in this eye-opening account of…

07 October 2019 - 09.10 a.m.

Bill Gates writing book on climate change

American business magnate and humanitarian Bill Gates is writing a book about energy and climate…

04 October 2019 - 08.10 a.m.

Strangers in a strange land

An oft-heard quote is that India was the "jewel in the crown" of the British Empire, the largest…

30 September 2019 - 01.09 p.m.