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Into Virginia Woolf’s garden
Monk’s House in East Sussex was bought by Leonard and Virginia Woolf as a country retreat in 1919. At the beginning, lacking funds, the Woolfs endured conditions that were primitive to a degree unimaginable today – no electricity or running water,...
Get your holiday booked
Catch up on your classics A selection of big books everyone else has read One of the great pleasures of any summer holiday is finally having the time to read. But what happens if your last-minute panic buys prove a literary letdown? This year, protect...
The Daily: April 4
Traditional British names such as Gertrude and Cecil are under threat of extinction A recent analysis of birth records and research undertaken by has found that a number of once popular British names are under threat. Names such as...
Sister Act
As a theatre maker, it is a luxury to be able to keep refining, exploring and deepening your work. This project has been unique, since we began the process back in 2010, when we were invited to present the play at the International Virginia Woolf...
The Daily: July 10
Prince William takes the plunge The Duke of Cambridge took the plunge at an event held by the British Sub-Aqua Club in London yesterday. The event marked the hand over from Prince Charles to the Duke of the position of the presidency of BSAC. Prince...
Book Reviews: 26 June
OUT NOW The Weightless World by Anthony Trevelyan (Galley Beggar Press, £11; offer price, £9.90) When Steven Strauss sets off for Mumbai in pursuit of an antigravity machine, he assumes it exists only in the head of his boss, Raymond Ess. So does...
Radio Review: 5 October
I should have learned by now that listening to radio comedy on public transport is fraught with danger. Particularly if you have a raucous bellowing laugh like what I do. The looks I've received couldn't be much worse if I were sitting there naked and...
A Life in Pictures
I'm very impressed,' says Viscountess Bridgeman as she leafs through the latest copy of The Lady. 'There are jolly good articles that are of interest to anybody. It's delightful.' Not only is Lady Bridgeman the founder of the Bridgeman Art Library, and...
Book Reviews: 29 June
OUT NOW THE SEAMSTRESS by Maria Dueñas (Viking, £12.99) Maria Dueñas's first novel has been a big seller in Spain since 2009 and is now translated into English. The protagonist, Sira Quiroga, leaves behind her life in 1930s Madrid, her fiancé and her...
Book Reviews: 15 March
OUT NOW A MONTH BY THE SEA: ENCOUNTERS IN GAZA by Dervla Murphy (Eland Publishing, £16.99) Between November 2008 and December 2010, the intrepid travel writer Dervla Murphy, then in her 70s, spent eight months in Israel and the West Bank. ‘During...
Virginia Woolf knew the value of a good upstairs downstairs drama. She wrote about her cook, Nellie, for example, ‘I should seize with greed upon the portrait of Nelly [sic] & make a story – perhaps make the whole story revolve around that.’ And so it...
Book Review: 8 January
OUT NOW Gothic Tourism by Emma McEvoy (Palgrave Macmillan, £60; offer price, £55) From the London Dungeon and Madame Tussauds to Alton Towers and Alnwick Castle, this is a darkly fascinating spin round the strange appeal of gothic tourism – visiting...
Book Review: 29 January
OUT NOW Alive, Alive, Oh ! And Other Things That Matter by Diana Athill (Granta Books, £12.99; offer price, £11.69) When 98-year-old Diana Athill can’t sleep, she thinks about her past lovers and the happiest times of her colourful life. Her new...
Book reviews: 24 June
OUT NOW English Voices: Lives, Landscapes, Laments 1985-2015 by Ferdinand Mount (Simon & Schuster, £25) Ferdinand Mount knows of what he writes. Born into an upperclass intellectual family, he was brought up with rulers and writers – his cousin is...
Book Reviews: 23 September
OUT NOW LITERARY LONDON by Eloise Millar and Sam Jordison (Michael O’Mara, £12.99) The nice thing about this entertaining guide to the capital’s chroniclers is that it is organised not by region but by theme. Thus Samuel Johnson rubs shoulders with...
Book Reviews: 24 March
OUT NOW LONELY COURAGE by Rick Stroud (Simon & Schuster, £20) Meticulously researched using information from the Special Operations Executive (SOE) files in the National Archives, this is a book that lingers in the mind long after the last page. The...
Vanessa Bell retrospective
Much has been written about the painter Vanessa Bell, her sister Virginia Woolf and the affairs and shenanigans of the extraordinary collection of writers and artists who formed the Bloomsbury Group. Bell was at the centre of the group and contributed...
The Greatest Storytellers Of All Time Revealed
Roald Dahl has been named the greatest storyteller of all time. The creator of classics such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach has topped a poll of the greatest authors, songwriters, artists and photographers. Oliver...
In the Dark
The world of the TV detective is never a happy one. Take DI Helen Weeks (Myanna Buring), the heroine of In The Dark (Tuesday, BBC1, 9pm). Several weeks into her pregnancy, not for her the ordinary joys and anxieties of the coming of motherhood....
Book Reviews: 21 July
OUT NOW RISING TIDEFALLINGS TAR by Philip Hoare (Fourth Estate, £16.99) Water, as you might have noticed, is the element du jour: a tide of swimming memoirs has recently washed up in bookshops. Hoare’s latest stands apart from these books for several...

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