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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

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