The perils of modern childhood, p17
Saints preserved, p40
39 Sara Wheeler Tocqueville and
His America, by Arthur Kaledin Bookends Patrick Skene Catling Arts 40 Mark Greaves Westminster Cathedral and its mosaics 42 Interview Totally Tom
Freddy Gray 43 Exhibitions Gainsborough’s ‘Diana and Actaeon’ Revealed Andrew Lambirth 44 Dance Swan Lake; Anna Karenina;
La Bayadère Giannandrea Poesio 45 Cinema Cowboys & Aliens
Michael Tanner 49 Edinburgh Fringe Lloyd Evans 50 Radio Kate Chisholm 51 Television Simon Hoggart Culture notes Nicola McCartney Life 55 High life Taki Low life Jeremy Clarke 56 Real life Melissa Kite 57 The turf Robin Oakley Bridge Janet de Botton And finaly . . . 58 Chess Raymond Keene 59 Competition; Crossword 60 Status anxiety Toby Young Dave Michael Heath 61 Sport Roger Alton Your problems solved Mary Killen 62 Food Tanya Gold Mind your language
Chris Ayres Music Peter Phillips 47 Opera La Wally; The Turn of the Screw
It gives me immense pleasure to know that Gordon Brown was reading my blog with a picture of him at the top in a clown costume Guido Fawkes, p25
For some reason, presenters who would sink their fangs into a politician, no matter how important, are reduced to quivering lapdogs by royalty Simon Hoggart, p51
The feebleness of the Indian cricket team is still baffling. Maybe they just don’t like playing in jumpers Roger Alton, p61
Tom Wright, a former Bishop of Durham, is now Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews.
Harry Mount is the author of A Lust for Window Sills: A Guide to British Buildings from Portcullis to Pebbledash the spectator | 20 August 2011 | www.spectator.co.uk
Andrew Rosenheim’s thriller, Fear Itself, was published earlier this year.
Jason Goodwin’s latest Ottoman detective mystery is An Evil Eye.
A.N. Wilson’s The Elizabethans will be published next week.