Book review – biography

For Marie Colvin, mortal danger was what made life worth living

November 29, 2018 2:11 pm

In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum reviewed

Kenneth Grahame: another boy who wouldn’t grow up

November 22, 2018 2:18 pm

Eternal Boy: The Life of Kenneth Grahame by Matthew Dennison reviewed

The ‘other’ life of Harvey Milk

September 13, 2018 9:56 am

Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death by Lillian Faderman reviewed

Jimmy Page is a Capricorn – that says it all

August 23, 2018 7:18 am

Jimmy Page: The Definitive Biography by Chris Salewicz reviewed

Ménage à quatre with Robert Graves

August 16, 2018 1:12 pm

Robert Graves: From Great War Poet to Good-Bye to All That, 1895–1929 by Jean Moorcroft Wilson reviewed

Bruce Lee: weird, gruesome and oh-so-cool

July 26, 2018 9:11 am

From his early street fights to his friendship with Steve McQueen, from his cha-cha to his one-inch punch, Bruce Lee was made to be Bruce Lee.

You didn’t have to be mad to work for Tommy Nutter — but it helped

May 31, 2018 7:43 pm

How an eccentric tailor took over Savile Row in the late 60s.

From persecutor to preacher: the journey of St Paul

March 22, 2018 3:56 pm

Saint Paul is unique among those who have changed the course of history — responsible not just for one but…

How a 14th-century Arab thinker influenced Ronald Reagan

March 1, 2018 4:50 pm

  At a press conference in October 1981, Ronald Reagan quoted Ibn Khaldun (1332–1406) in support of what is known…