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More books of the year

18 November 2017 9:00 am

A further selection of the best and most overrated books of 2017, chosen by some of our regular reviewers

Charles Moore’s Notes: meet the German financier who approves of Brexit

1 October 2016 9:00 am

Mathias Döpfner, the extremely tall, extremely intelligent head of Axel Springer, is unusual in the generally conformist German business elite…

Matthew Parris on Owen Jones, Alan Johnson on hawks, David Crane on Noah’s Flood: Spectator books of the year

22 November 2014 9:00 am

A further selection of the best and most overrated books of 2014, chosen by some of our regular reviewers

The Beatles

All Together Now, by David Rowley - review

25 May 2013 9:00 am

Too many Beatles books? In my house there’s always room for one more, and this week’s addition is All Together…

David Bowie: great expectations

If David Bowie really has returned to form, I’ll cry

9 March 2013 9:00 am

I haven’t heard the David Bowie album yet, but the Amazon order is in and Postie has been alerted as…

Hungry for novelty

12 February 2011 12:00 am

My first — and so far only — proper job in journalism was, many years ago, as a staff writer on a kids’ computer-games magazine.

Whine merchants

8 January 2011 12:00 am

Some albums you love instantaneously, others you have to work at.