Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Ignore the complaints. Roth was a literary giant

In his novels Philip Roth was capable of creating savagely comic scenes, often around sexual encounters, or non-encounters as practised..

By Adam Boulton

Friday, 11 May 2018

Diary: Powell, ‎Farage, and the power of the written word

Kitty Fisher was an eighteenth-century prostitute who, as children of all ages may remember, found Lucy Locket’s pocket. She now..

By Adam Boulton

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Fired Rex Tillerson won't be missed

American diplomats will only mourn the departure of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State for fear of his replacement being..

By Adam Boulton

Friday, 21 July 2017

Westminster 2016/2017: The Verdict

    If MP’s aren’t staggering off into the Summer Recess in a state of shock, they should be. In..

By Adam Boulton

Saturday, 18 February 2017

My favourite book: Tom Jones by Henry Fielding

These days we binge on TV box sets. When I was a teenager I binge-read the classics, using the excuse..

By Adam Boulton