Jessie Childs

Erotic Tonic For A Mad World

Catullus's life — and snapshots of metropolitan Rome — are revealed through his poems in Daisy Dunn's quick-witted biography

Power Behind the Throne

Burghley: William Cecil at the Court of Elizabeth I by Stephen Alford

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"