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The hitherto unknown wartime poems by Robert Conquest, with commentary by his wife and editor Elizabeth, take us back to a time when national survival was in mortal peril

‘A sudden reassertion of national sovereignty and identity is perceived by many as a reversal of what has come to resemble a natural order of things’

A new Chicago short story by Joseph Epstein

The opening of the Royal Academy’s new building will give it back its original intellectual intent, as a place of thinking about art as well as exhibiting it

Thoughts on the survival of Western civilisation

Five new poems from Rebecca Alexander

Five new poems from Spain by Fiona Pitt-Kethley

“The weather in early November was cool enough for me to start a fire. We settled in. Old friends. Cosy. “Have any of you heard of a game called Self-Deception?” Ellie Kaplan asked.”