Erebus

The mystery of Sir John Franklin’s expedition has always fascinated me. He set off to find the North-West Passage in the 1845 and was never seen again; his two ships – the Erebus and the Terror - and their crews vanished. When the wrecks were found in 2014 and 2016, I thought that that was …

What We Have Lost

Don’t be fooled by the title. This is not a rallying call for Brexiteers. It’s not a lament for a Britain pounded down by evil, authoritarian Europeans. It doesn’t set out to show how to put the Great back in Britain and ride off once more into the blissful sunrise of ascendant independence. Not for …

American Sniper

I read this looking for insight into the author, a SEAL sniper credited with more than 150 confirmed kills in Iraq during four tours of duty. I’m curious about the skill and detachment it takes to perform such a job well. And I wanted to find out for myself whether Chris Kyle was the right-wing …