Books

Enduring Friendship

In Tearing Haste: Letters between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor by Charlotte Mosely

The Wealth Of The Wittgensteins

The House of Wittgenstein: A Family at War by Alexander Waugh

Pulling Punches

Boxing, A Cultural History by Kasia Boddy

It’s Better in Latin

The Aeneid by Vergil, translated by Sarah Ruden

Power Behind the Throne

Burghley: William Cecil at the Court of Elizabeth I by Stephen Alford

Hypocrites are not What They Seem

Political Hypocrisy: The Mask of Power, from Hobbes to Orwell and Beyond by David Runciman

ONLINE ONLY: Furst Principles

The mysterious appeal of Alan Furst's 'historical espionage' novels

ONLINE ONLY: Useless Eccentrics

In Search of the English Eccentric by Henry Hemming

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"
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