Alternatives to Plan B, p29
Art history of the Kelly gang, p45
Arts 43 Michael Henderson The art of the encore 44 Cinema Horrid Henry
Deborah Ross 45 Exhibitions Out of Australia: Prints and
Drawings from Sidney Nolan to Rover Thomas Andrew Lambirth 46 Opera Die Walküre
Michael Tanner 47 Theatre Loyalty; On the Record
Lloyd Evans 49 Radio Kate Chisholm 51 Television James Delingpole Culture notes Andrew Petrie
Life 53 High life Taki Low life Jeremy Clarke 55 Real life Melissa Kite Bridge Susanna Gross
And finaly . . . 58 Chess Raymond Keene 59 Competition; Crossword 60Status anxiety Toby Young Dave Michael Heath 61 The Wiki Man Rory Sutherland Your problems solved Mary Killen 62 Drink Bruce Anderson Mind Your Language Dot Wordsworth
The speed at which you eat, it seems to me, is one of the most crucial criteria for compatibility in marriage Miriam Gross, p9
Zelda Fitzgerald wasn’t alone in thinking that the hair on Hemingway’s chest was a toupée, though she expressed the suspicion better than anyone else Allan Massie, p39
TV is getting more annoying. Possibly, this is just a sign of my getting older and more irritable but I don’t think so James Delingpole, p51
Miriam Gross is a former arts editor of the Daily Telegraph and a former literary editor of the Sunday Telegraph.
Oliver Gilmour is a writer and classical music conductor. Douglas Murray is associate director of the Henry Jackson
am Tanenhaus is senior editor of the New York Times Book Review.
Hilary Mantel was the first winner of The Spectator’s Shiva Naipaul prize. Wolf Hall, which won the 2009 Man Booker prize, is now in paperback.
the spectator | 30 July 2011 | www.spectator.co.uk