Ian Thomson first wrote for the Observer in 1999. Founded in 1791, it is the world’s oldest Sunday newspaper (and sister to the daily Guardian). Here is a selection of more recent reviews:

Times Literary Supplement

Ian Thomson first wrote the Times Literary Supplement in the late 1980s, contributing on a range of subjects. The TLS first appeared in 1902 as a supplement to the Times, but became a separate publication in 1941.