Ian Kershaw

The What-Ifs of the Last Days of Adolf Hitler

Had any one of three plausible scenarios happened, the Second World War might have been concluded a year earlier, sparing millions of lives

An autumn note

“For many, the end of this uneasy year cannot come quickly enough”

An ordinary killing

Ian Cobain’s book uses the killing of Millar McAllister to paint a meticulous portrait of the Troubles

Greater—not wiser

John Mullan elucidates the genius of Charles Dickens