Melanie Speaks

Melanie Phillips will be talking about her new book, The World Turned Upside Down, at the New Culture Forum this coming Thursday, 21st October, and Standpoint readers are most welcome. If you’d like details or to RSVP, then please go to this link.

The book is currently only available in the USA, but luckily we will have copies for sale on Thursday. 

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