Homosexuality

What Fresh Lunacy is This?, by Robert Sellers - review

22 June 2013 9:00 am

Midway through this startling book, Robert Sellers asks himself a question with such apparent seriousness I barked with laughter: ‘Was…

Backing Into the Light, by Colin Spencer - review

22 June 2013 9:00 am

Colin Spencer first came to my notice in the Swinging Sixties when a fellow undergraduate alerted me to his larky…

Complete Poems, by C.P. Cavafy - review

18 May 2013 9:00 am

Constantine Cavafy was a poet who fascinated English novelists, and remained a presence in English fiction long after his death…

Gay sympathy for Cardinal Keith O’Brien

9 March 2013 9:00 am

Were you to try to identify the sort of journalist least likely to feel sympathy for Keith O’Brien, I suppose…

'Fanny and Stella: The Young Men Who Shocked Victorian England', by Neil McKenna - review

9 March 2013 9:00 am

Mick Jagger, the Danny La Rue of rock, impersonates a woman on the cover of the 1978 Stones album Some…

Long life

2 March 2013 9:00 am

Eight years ago I was in Rome for The Spectator to write a piece about the election of a new…

Finding Mr Wright

28 January 2012 5:00 pm

The film When Harry Met Sally may be infamous for the scene in which the heroine mimics orgasm in a…