In a rare interview for issue 64 of Spear’s, the late polymath Clive James talked about his latest epic poem, Dante, Rembrandt, journalism, and his admiration for his family. Words by Christopher Jackson.
Claridges, the Connaught and the London Library, are among the venues celebrating Mayfair’s cultural history this Autumn, writes Hugo Inkson
Some of the UK’s top writers are descending on central London this week at the inaugural Capital Crime festival, the comic-con of crime fiction, writes Alec Marsh
Spear’s writers presents four books that are worth picking up this autumn