Bone idols, p45
As seen by Picasso, p52
Rod Liddle looks under the mask, p17
46 Anthony Cummins How It All
Began, by Penelope Lively Alexander Chancellor After America, by Mark Steyn 47 Bookends Andrew Lambirth 48 Books of the Year
Arts 52 William Cook talks to the art collector Angela Rosengart about being painted by Picasso 55 Exhibitions John Martin: Apocalypse
Andrew Lambirth 56 Theatre Britannicus; The Last of the Duchess
Lloyd Evans 58 Opera Castor and Pollux; Flavio
Michael Tanner 60 Cinema Sound It Out; Jack Goes
Boating; The Future Deborah Ross Dance Fabulous Beast and Liam Ó
Maonlaí — Rian; Louise Lecavalier/ Nigel Charnock/Edouard Lock Giannandrea Poesio
61 Viewpoint Alan Blackwood 63 Radio Kate Chisholm 64 Television James Delingpole Culture notes George Hull Life 69 High life Taki Low life Jeremy Clarke 71 Real life Melissa Kite 72 Wild life Aidan Hartley 73 Bridge Susanna Gross
Andfinaly . . . 74 Chess Raymond Keene 75 Competition; Crossword 76 Status anxiety Toby Young Dave Michael Heath 77 The Wiki Man Rory Sutherland Your problems solved Mary Killen 78 Drink Bruce Anderson Mind your language Dot Wordsworth
Just as looking through the prisms of ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation produces a distorted picture of the world, so does seeing everything in terms of age Dennis Sewell, p24
What happens when it all goes wrong? Are mass-unemployed southern Europeans going to invade the still relatively prosperous north? On their Vespas? Hugo Rifkind, p28
I took a black cab home the other night and, as we passed Tooting Common, the driver wound down his window and threw a handful of raw sausages out of it Melissa Kite, p71
Anthony Horowitz’s most recent book is a new Sherlock Holmes mystery, authorised by the Conan Doyle estate, called The House of Silk. He also enjoys acrostics.
Daniel Kalder lived in Moscow for ten years and now lives in Texas. His books include Lost Cosmonaut and Strange Telescopes.
the spectator | 5 November 2011 | www.spectator.co.uk
Dennis Sewell is a contributing editor at The Spectator. His books include The Political Gene: How Darwin’s Ideas Changed Politics.
Jane Brown is the author of The Omnipotent Magician: Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown 1716-1783.
Cressida Connolly’s latest novel, My Former Heart, was published in August.