Clive James

The Later Yeats

A new poem by Clive James

A Veil of Silence Over Murder

Here in Britain, and all over the world, men are killing women on a point of 'honour'. Why do we tolerate the intolerable?

Give Us Poetic Justice

Clive James: The Oxford Professorship may be the most coveted job in poetry. But the rules of election have to be changed to stop it becoming a poisoned chalice

Healey’s Bully Pulpit is Worth Revisiting

The memoirs of one of our most able and most cultivated politicians provide a useful reminder of the virtues of ordinary politics

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"