Will Hawkes

Hops and Glory

The revelation that Obama's White House brewery is using Kentish hops shows America's changing attitudes to cask ale

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