The narrator of Martin Amis's House of Meetings describes the collapse of his soul through forty years of Soviet history.
Two new books on Shakespeare examine his shadowy life, his times and
the origins of his imagination. A third explores whether the Bard of
Avon was, in fact, Edward de Vere.
Christopher Marlowe's life was short, sharp and irresistible.
Saad Eddin Ibrahim prepared a statement to close his trial in front of the Egyptian Supreme State Security Court, but the judge sentenced him before he had a chance to read it.