7 reasons to listen to vinyl

7 reasons to listen to vinyl

Digital downloads may have consigned many vinyl records to the dustbin, but LPs are climbing back up the charts.

Outlandish Knight By Minoo Dinshaw (Allen Lane, £30)

Book of the week: Outlandish Knight

A new biography of Steven Runciman delves beyond the gossip to shed new light on a fascinating and complex personality, says Barnaby Rogerson.

Queen Bees

Book of the week: Queen Bees

This new book casts a spotlight on the women who led English Society at the beginning of the last century, says Martin Williams.