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
Art Megumi Igarashi criticises Japan's 'backwards' attitude to women's sexual expression
tv Singer could become the most unlikely star of Westeros
Ray Davies' Sunny Afternoon scoops the most awardsTheatre
Grace DentChannel 4 show proves there's no app for happiness
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 2 Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor David Dinsmore reported to police for incitement to racial hatred following migrant boat column
- 3 Parma, Missouri: 80 per cent of town's police quit after first black mayor is elected
- 4 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'
- 5 Google search history can now be downloaded in its entirety, mass embarrassment expected
Britain's Got Talent 2015: RSPCA investigating Marc Metral's miming dog after cruelty complaints
Star Wars 7: George Lucas admits he hasn't seen The Force Awakens trailer
Star Wars: Rogue One trailer: Watch the teaser for the Jedi-less Death Star heist film
Avengers Age of Ultron 'after credits' scene leaks online days before cinema release
Groundhog Day musical to premiere at Old Vic from Matilda theatre director
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate