Saturday 11 November 1995
by Roy Jenkins (Macmillan, pounds 20). Illuminating, vigorous portrait of the Grand Old Man that manages to keep up with its moving target.
The Penguin Book of Erotic Stories by Women
ed. A Susan Williams and Richard Glyn Jones (Viking, pounds 17.99).
Scholarly and literary odyssey of erotic writing from Kathe rine Mansfield and Edith Wharton to post-Punk priestesses.
The Heart of India
by Mark Tully (Viking, pounds 16). Accomplished storytelling debut by India's most respected and best-loved Englishman.
On Being Jewish
by Julia Neuberger (Heinemann, pounds 16.99). Liberal and human, the case for Judaism in the modern world.
Constantinople: City of the World's Desire
by Philip Mansel (John Murrary, pounds 25). Consummate portrait of the sophisticated pearl at the heart of the Ottoman Empire.
Vera Brittain: A Life
by Paul Berry and Mark Bostridge (Chatto pounds 20)
Fastidiously researched and beautifully written sympathetic biography of a chilly and single-minded woman
by Ferdinand Mount (Heinemann pounds 14.99)
Contrived but winning chiaroscuro from the post-Imperial twilight, yoking a turn-of-the-century missionary to the fading fortunes of a modern-day accountant
filmFilm producers sue Warner Bros for $75m over Hobbit films
voicesJust when you thought you could find a man, get married, and have a baby by the age of 35... it turns out you’re too late, says Grace Dent
Swedish stars ask fans for £195 pledges on crowd-funding website
musicAs Mariah Carey and Noddy Holder rake in the royalties from their classics, why there hasn't been a decent festive hit for 20 years?
theatreAuthor Daniel Rosenthal recalls the mishaps that almost brought the curtain down on the likes of John Gielgud and Diana Rigg
lifeAs the Royal Mail plans to phase out deliveries on two wheels, it's no wonder posties are in a spin
musicThe 21-year-old beat Ella Eyre and Chlöe Howl to win the honour
lifeFull of the joys and want to help your fellow man? December isn't the time to do it
Arts & Ents blogs
The desolation of the Weinstein brothers: Film producers sue Warner Bros for $75m over Hobbit films
Christmas songs: the best and the worst
Your Money, Money, Money please - Abba ask fans for £195 pledges on direct-to-fan website
Not all right on the night
Lost Peter Sellers films Dearth of a Salesman and Insomnia Is Good for You hailed as the movie equivalent of 'finding Dead Sea Scrolls'
- 1 Nelson Mandela memorial: ‘Bogus’ interpreter made mockery of Barack Obama’s tribute in Soweto
- 2 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 3 Australia: Gay marriage law reversed by high court less than a week after first weddings
- 4 Exeter to Edinburgh and back in a day: How one fresher's lost bet left him facing a 900-mile round trip
- 5 Australia incest case: Severely deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding
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