BOOK REVIEWS

Big books from each side of the big pond

Big books from each side of the big pond

Modern Manners in the UK Set in West Sussex in 2015 the book features the same characters we first met in The Secret My Intensity of Everyday Life (2009). I did not read this book and it did not make ...
Chasing Yows in Yorkshire

Chasing Yows in Yorkshire

“Sex, tragedy, all them folks comin’ and goin’: twas all ‘appening back then just t’same as it is now… some things nivver change.” This is the sentence that ends the chapter on February in the latest ...
The War on the Old

The War on the Old

John Andrew Sutherland is a British academic, newspaper columnist and author. Currently he is an Emeritus Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London. At the a ...
An officer, a gentleman, and a scholar

An officer, a gentleman, and a scholar

The election of the new President of the USA has sent shock waves throughout the West including those concerned with military defence and security. Mr Trump has been quite vociferous regarding his cou ...