SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
First World War
November 13, 2017
The First World War had no clear reason, and that is why we are so traumatised by it
June 27, 2016
July 1 marks the 100th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme, the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army
November 05, 2015
A Hobbit, a Wardrobe and a Great War by Joseph Loconte, Nelson Books, £16.99 It cannot have been easy to shock Virginia Woolf, the Bloomsbury queen. Bohemian to the core, she presided over a circle of literary hedonists whose escapades the BBC deemed racy enough to turn into a television series earlier this year. And
September 17, 2015
Our longstanding book reviewer has died aged 72. Here we publish one of the last reviews he filed before he passed away
May 07, 2015
Eight of the Bernardinis' children joined religious life
May 01, 2015
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
April 24, 2015
And, as friends, we ask them to recognise the Armenian Genocide
March 05, 2015
Sir Martin Gilbert was granted the greatest gift that a biographer could ask for, a subject truly heroic to write about