Was the most famous fact about Constant Lambert the reason for his obscurity?
Little House on the Prairie: the gritty real-life dramas behind the much-loved books and television series
Publication of Laura Ingalls Wilder's autobiography will reveal a less wholesome side to prairie life including drinking, love-triangles and domestic violence.
In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and Modernism in Paris, 1900-1910 review 'you might need sunglasses'
The 1900s Paris art scene blazes into multicoloured life in Sue Roe's vividly high-pitched group biographySue Roe's chronicle of artistic high jinks in modernist Paris comes wrapped in a cover of blushing red, inky black and bilious green. These are...
She has had a privileged life, but Anjelica Huston leaves the reader under no illusions in this accomplished memoirActress, model and movie royalty her father, the leonine director John Huston, was responsible for cinematic classics such as The...
Matthew Parker brings the outpost of empire where the 007 novels were written to vivid lifeIn July 1943, a dashing young naval commander named Ian Fleming, the assistant to the director of British naval intelligence, was dispatched to a high-level...
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan by Rick Perlstein, review: 'problematic, partisan analysis'
Why is a book about Reagan's road to the White House making US conservatives so angry? Tim Stanley explains
Louis van Gaal: the Biography by Maarten Meijer, book review: Portrait of a Dutch master that's right on the ball
If Louis van Gaal is Manchester United's saviour then how come, in all the years of speculation about who would eventually succeed Sir Alex Ferguson, the "Iron Tulip" was seldom mentioned?
Goldeneye: Where Bond Was Born, Ian Fleming's Jamaica by Matthew Parker, review: 'melancholic and thought-provoking'
Ian Fleming wrote his spy thrillers in a macho Jamaican retreat that Bond himself would have envied, finds Sinclair McKay
Bobby Womack's long life was a no-holds-barred saga of musical glory and personal excess, says Neil McCormick.