Ian Thomson has contributed reviews, interviews and articles to the Spectator since 1987. The magazine was founded in 1828. The literary pages represent a broad church of opinions.


The Tablet was founded in 1840 by a Quaker convert to Catholicism, Frederick Lucas, ten years before the restoration of the Catholic hierarchy in England and Wales. Graham Greene and Evelyn Waugh were among its contributors. A selection of recent reviews and articles:   The Alhambra by Robert Irwin. Review A Writer’s People: Ways of Looking and Feeling by V.S.Naipaul. …