Standpoint Staff

A Toast To Civilisation

We asked our readers to come up with a cocktail recipe that best reflects Western civilisation. The winning drink is both fortifying and delicious

Standpoint’s Anglo-Jewish History lecture series

A series of talks hosted by the Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation in London, in association with Standpoint.

Spring Books: Paperbacks

Don Juan de la Mancha by Robert Menasse
An Expert in Murder by Nicola Upson
A Dangerous Liaison by Carole Seymour-Jones
Saving Persuasion: A Defense of Rhetoric and Judgment by Bryan Garsten
Palestinian Walks by Raja Shehadeh
The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
The Post Office Girl by Stefan Zweig
Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

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"