Clive James

Mass Death Dies Hard

In an essay from the forthcoming book Climate Change: The Facts 2017 (Institute for Public Affairs), Clive James denounces climate alarmists

The Rest Is Silence

— or, Stroking Her Feet to Opus 131. A new poem.

Five New Poems

"One Elephant, Two Elephant" and four other new poems


From a fragment of an ancient manuscript recently discovered in the ruins of Los Angeles. Edited by Clive James

The Drumming of an Army

The Australian floods were encapsulated by underrated national poet, Dorothea Mackellar, whose poem "My Country" best captured the post-diluvian mood

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"