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. Review

The Lodger: Shakespeare on Silver Street by Charles Nicholl. Review

The Island That Dared: Journeys in Cuba by Dervla Murhpy. Review

Amulet by Roberto Bolaño. Review

The Letters of Samuel Beckett: vol 1, 1929-1940. Review

Buccaneers of the Caribbean by Jon Latimer. Review

The Pregnant Widow by Martin Amis. Review

Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler by Philip Ball. Review

Brief Lives: Evelyn Waugh by Michael Barber. Review

Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs by Johann Hari. Review

If This is a Woman: Inside Ravensbruck by Sarah Helm

The Letters of Samuel Beckett: 1957-1965. Review

Our Man in Mexico: Graham Greene. Article

The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire. Review