Border by Kapka Kassabova: 'a moving study of the tragic borderland between Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey'
Pocket-money sweet treats have never looked more tempting, no matter how old you are.
Caroline Jackson enjoys a portrait of the writer who deftly evoked the vanishing world of the Irish Ascendancy country house.
Dan Cruickshank’s history of Spitalfields also contains a warning about its future, discovers Michael Murray-Fennell.
Emma Hughes talks to the actor about Withnail & I, singing for his supper – and sniffing trees.
The most popular songs, the castaway who picked their own records, and why the producers dream of the Queen... and Madonna.
January is the month to curl up beside the fire with a good book. Emily Rhodes selects six of her favourite recent novels.
Matthew Dennison pays tribute to artists who painted our collective childhoods.
This outstanding new collection gives Mark Griffiths hope for the future of our trees and woodlands.
Marcus Binney applauds a new book of photographs of metropolitan and rural England between 1870 and 1930.
Barnaby Rogerson selects eight recent books to inspire the traveller over the winter months.
British actors are simply the best in the world at being bad. Jonathan Self explains why.
Everyone knows Brits make the best on-screen super-villains. Jonathan Self picks out his favourites.
The trailblazing fashion model, now 88, spoke to Country Life about her favourite things.
We can’t resist turning a historian’s eye on Disney’s fantastical castle.
Barney White-Spunner is swept along by this riveting account of the renowned special fighting force—the individuals as well as their actions.
A new series of mini-documentaries is looking at some of Chatsworth House's many treasures – starting with a painting that was once deemed shocking.
Size is the theme of this year’s cookery books, several of which outweigh the Bible.
A miniature palace designed by Lutyens and promoted by Country Life offers a fascinating perspective on the 1920s, as Gavin Stamp explains.
Nicholas Owen spoke to Country Life ahead of his appearance as the host of the Children's Trust annual Christmas Concert.