Tim and Jonathan Bate Blanning

Incurable Romantics

The historian Tim Blanning and the critic Jonathan Bate discuss the place of Romanticism in contemporary culture with the Editor of Standpoint, Daniel Johnson

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