The Great and the Bad

The Kit-Cat Club: Friends Who Imagined a Nation by Ophelia Field

Tartan Tales

The Invention of Scotland: Myth and History by Hugh Trevor-Roper

Revolutionary Passions

Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant: A Dual Biography by Renee Winegarten

Hitler’s European Union

Hitler's Empire: Nazi Rule in Occupied Europe by Mark Mazower

Not a Clash of Civilisations

Worlds at War: The 2,500-Year Struggle between East and West by Anthony Pagden

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"