Daisy Dunn

Raymond Radiguet: Mad About The Boy

Cocteau’s poetic protégé was a louche literary wunderkind the world lost too soon

Who Will Make Them Tick Again?

A new centre dedicated to horology is an unmissable chance to keep the nation’s town clocks working

Royal Ely

A visit to Ely Cathedral perfectly encapsulates the history of England and her architecture.

From Octavian To Augustus

Jochen Bleichen's biography of the Emperor is monumental but highly readable

Snakes In The Grass

‘Trigger warnings are not merely tools for censoring febrile material for the few, but a complaint about the dominance of Western thought'

Raw Deal

What's wrong with wanting your steak well-done?

Discover Aeschylus With Virginia Woolf

The writer’s notes on Greek tragedy are as stimulating as her novels — so she’ll be Daisy Dunn's guide at a feast of ancient drama in London this summer

The Case For The Classics

Three books offer fresh and enchanting views on the ancient past and how it can still live

Roman Tax Dodgers

There have always been the tax-shy in Britain

The World Through Rembrandt’s Window

As a National Gallery exhibition shows, the artist refused to be broken by bereavement and bankruptcy

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"