Michael Arditti

Brightest of the Bright Young People: the rich, rackety life of Cecil Beaton

12 June 2021 9:00 am

In December 1979, the 28-year-old Hugo Vickers, dining with a friend, declared: ‘I see little point to life these days.’…

Celebrating Jesus’s female followers: Names of the Women, by Jeet Thayil, reviewed

20 March 2021 9:00 am

The gnostic Gospel of Mary has long been the subject of controversy, even as to which of the several Marys…