Dr Johnson

The liquid lunches of Dr Johnson’s circle

A reflection on the past and future of the periodical

‘Why is John Kerry’s plane shuttling to Tel Aviv? The US is not even attempting to stop the killing in Syria or Egypt’

The biographer of Dr Johnson’s gift to posterity was to establish the latter as one of English literature’s towering figures

Dr Johnson, the greatest writer of critical prose in the English language, was able to impart to his readers both human nature in general, and the character of Englishness in particular