John Gross

So Different From the Poetry

The Letters of T.S. Eliot — Volume 2: 1923-25

Poetic Justice

Opal Sunset: Selected Poems 1958-2008 and The Revolt of the Pendulum: Essays 2005-2008 by Clive James

The Friend who Failed

Rosenfeld's Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing by Steven J. Zipperstein

Days of Doom and Gloom

The Morbid Age: Britain Between the Wars by Richard Overy

Drama Behind the Scenes

A Strange Eventful History by Michael Holroyd

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"