Andrew Roberts

It Was All Rot About All Souls

Book review of All Souls and the Wider World edited by S.J.D. Green and Peregrine Horden

We The People Say: Get Out of The Way

A reduction in the role of the US government doesn't necessarily mean any less care for US citizens

Conscience is not for Conservatives

Book review of The Conservatives: A History by Robin Harris

Cain Isn’t Able and Newt Defies Gravity

Herman Cain's chances of becoming US President have been put paid to by allegations of sexual harassment. But can Newt Gingrich seize the moral high ground?

Fat Chance for Christie—This Time

'By 2016 Chris Christie will have a solid raft of achievements that he can sell to the American people—he is a president biding his time'

Durable Diplomatist

Book review of Castlereagh: Enlightenment, War and Tyranny by John Bew

Rehab for a President

Book Review: Decision Points by George W. Bush

Mum’s the Word

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: The Official Biography by William Shawcross

Facts: Handle with Care

The Uses and Abuses of History by Margaret Macmillan

Jeremy Black

Britain's most prolific historian remains generally ignored by the intelligentsia

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"