The iciest apparatchik (Books) , January 2013, 76
A review of Castlereagh: A Life by John Bew
The book of Enoch (Notebook) , October 2012, 78
A look back at the controversial and influential Enoch Powell.
Darkness at dawn (Books) , June 2012, 82
A review of Savage Continent: Europe in the Aftermath of World War II by Keith Lowe
Omega men (Books) , January 2012, 84
A review of Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience by Richard Landes
King & the commissars (Books) , March 2010, 58
A review of Red Star over Russia by David King.
Never such innocence again (Features) , October 2009, 10
The Boy's Own Paper remembered.
Notes of a drink-man (Books) , January 2009, 74
On Everyday Drinking by Kingsley Amis
Sacred monsters (Books) , October 2008, 68
On Blood & Rage: A Cultural History of Terrorism, by Michael Burleigh.
Fixin' Nixon (Books) , March 2008, 57
On Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full by Conrad Black.
Campbell's soup (Books) , October 2007, 65
On The Blair Years: Extracts from the Alistair Campbell
Diaries by Alistair Campbell.
Logue's odyssey (Notebook) , December 2006, 85