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Andrew Lownie applauds Anne Sebba's focus on Ethel Rosenberg. She sees the tragedy as a domestic drama of betrayal and partly as an American equivalent of the Dreyfus case.
During France’s brief occupation of Venice, Veronese's The Wedding Feast was sixth on Napoleon’s commissioner, Claude Berthollet's list of 20 paintings and sculptures to be surrendered and transported to the Louvre.
A posthumous memoir reveals the source of David Storey's guilt, says Michael Billington
Grief is always present when de Waal writes about the past, says Hamish Robinson
Despite Josh Ireland's evidence of Randolph Churchill's 'dazzling skill with words,' Miranda Carter finds him a selfish lightweight who died a shuffling wreck.
Byrne concludes that Pym is one of ‘the great writers of the human heart’. AN Wilson disagrees.
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