Jeremy Jennings

Mao’s Little Helpers

The Wind from the East: French Intellectuals, the Cultural Revolution, and the Legacy of the 1960s by Richard Wolin

The Original Dirty Digger

A King's Ransom: The Life of Charles Théveneau de Morande, Blackmailer, Scandalmonger & Master Spy by Simon Burrows

Travels with Tocqueville

Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey

Beacon of Liberty Amid Depression

Just over 70 years ago, a group of intellectuals met in Paris to revive liberalism. Their views have an eerie echo today

Slavoj Žižek

Jeremy Jennings dissects the work of the fashionable left-wing philosopher, who believes that Lenin, Stalin and Mao were too soft

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"