Arts & Books

It took far too long to grasp his unique evil, says Thelma Lovell

Ian Thomson praises the hushed intensity of Marius Kociejowski’s poems

Les Murray, Australia’s official laureate, had a giant devotion to his faith, says Karl Schmude

Amazing Grace is one of the greatest concert movies of all time

Catholic martyrs may have been behind some of the Bard’s best lines, says Joseph Pearce

Ian Thomson welcomes Bret Easton Ellis’s waspish critique of ‘Generation Wuss’

Thelma Lovell on the dark side of our co-operative behaviour

Lucien de Guise on a biography that also serves as a richly illustrated travelogue

His life was dramatic, but this film is oddly unmoving, says Fr Michael Ward