Mark Leibovich’s Citizens of the Green Room doesn’t quite measure up to its predecessor, This Town.

Book Blog

The un-scratchable itch of book collecting...

Independent Voice

Spy stories and Somerset Maugham

We here at the Independent love every piece we run. There are no winners or losers. Having said that, here are June’s winners.

Book Blog

The hope-tinged despair of James Baldwin

Book News

The Independent is now officially a paying market.

Beyond The Book

Readers offer their input on the much-loved genre.

Author Q&A

In her new book, the journalist chronicles how famous scribes do what they do (or did what they did).