Jan Morris

Nicholas Roerich’s near-Impressionistic Himalayas, painted on a wooden panel

Jan Morris on explorers’ artistic treasures

17 September 2016 9:00 am

All alone on page 313 of this spectacular book, a tattered but heroic flag flies in a painting of an…

Even Chekhov might have envied Geoff Dyer’s talent, says Jan Morris

25 June 2016 8:00 am

White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World

Ireland’s new spirit of gentle maturity

2 January 2016 9:00 am

A gentle spirit has survived Ireland’s many changes

Paul Theroux returns home — to guns and evangelism

12 December 2015 9:00 am

During the first ten pages of this long work Paul Theroux, on a journey through the American South, meets two…

Boccaccio and Petrach

The constant inconstancy that made Italians yearn for fascism

11 July 2015 9:00 am

Jan Morris on the inconsistency and paradox that has characterised Italian thought over the centuries — and the desperate search for certainty

Mocking the Welsh is the last permitted bigotry

22 July 2009 12:00 am

On the eve of the Eisteddfod, Jan Morris says that, much as the English might enjoy their personal experiences of Wales, ancient suspicion of their neighbours always kicks in

A prickly but noble nation

24 January 2004 12:00 am

To my mind one of the relatively few happy circumstances of our time, as we grope into the 21st century,…