Matt Thorne

The Industries of the Future: By Alec Ross, Simon and Schuster, £20

A book on Johannes Vermeer and Antoni van Leeuwenhoekr is a reminder of a time when theology, arts and science went hand in hand

An even-handed study of Alfred Hitchcock’s cinema highlights the great director’s Catholic worldview

The English literary master first championed the spirited Trappist monk and then grew tired of him