2 Apr 2013 |
tags: book reviews, revolution, Russia
"Losers are no less worthy of being remembered than winners," writes a chronicler of the last days of the Russian aristocracy.
Just Send Me Word
14 Jan 2013 |
tags: book reviews
The discovery of a cache of letters written from a Soviet gulag is a testimony to love and heroism.
Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor
10 Jan 2013 |
tags: biography, book reviews
The career of an Edwardian society lady - the first to take a seat in the British parliament - makes entertaining reading.
“I am very happy now”
9 Nov 2012 |
MercatorNet's book reviewer describes the good death of a dear brother.
2 Nov 2012 |
tags: book reviews, Christianity
An unblinking, honest appraisal of what it means to be a believing Christian by a major British writer.
The Fix: How addiction is invading our lives
11 Sep 2012 |
tags: addiction, book reviews, drug abuse, obesity
Addiction to cupcakes, coke, drink or the horses is not a disease, but a choice, says a reformed alcoholic.
4 Sep 2012 |
tags: book reviews, Nazism, World War II
Not all Germans bent the knee before the Nazi Baal. This portrait of an ordinary but heroic man shows that some retained their integrity.
19 Jul 2012 |
tags: book reviews, environment, philosophy
Roger Scruton suggests how to think seriously about planet Earth.
Religion for Atheists
2 Apr 2012 |
Agape restaurants and Centres for Self-Knowledge are among the innovative suggestions a British litterateur has for a post-deity world.
All Hell Let Loose
30 Jan 2012 |
tags: warfare, World War II
World War II was not a straightforward death grapple between good and evil, says an eminent military historian.