Christopher Silvester on 1914’s forgotten financial crisis
The Letterpress Shakespeare Project republished all the plays and poems in super-posh hand-bound, hand-marbled, hand-printed editions. It's not a scholarly edition, it's a reader's edition - a very wealthy reader with copious shelf-space, says Sam Leith
Christopher Silvester on the latest Wall Street blockbuster from Michael Lewis
Mark Le Fanu on a well-connected trio of late-Victorian society belles
As she publishes her memoir about how poetry helped her survive depression, Rachel Kelly says that wealth and success are no defence against the Black Dog
Christopher Silvester on the human tragedy behind Germany’s hyperinflation
Peter York on how Amazon founder Jeff Bezos created a new law of the jungle
Oxford lays claim to one of the biggest, most distinctive lit fests of all. I first became involved at the age of ten, finding myself in the green room, blissfully unaware of the big names that casually floated past, says Gregory Holyoke
From One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest to The Graduate and Jaws, cinema has been inspired by the world of literature throughout every era.
Ultimate Library’s bespoke book collections have breathed air into top-end hotel 'libraries' lacking in quality reading material. Now the service is being taken up high net worths who want their holiday home libraries to speak volumes. Founder Philip Blackwell tells Spear’s how it's done.