Ian Thomson first wrote for the Guardian in 1992. Here is a selection of his more recent contributions
20 Jul 2012 –Ian Thomson on an absorbing but uneven family memoir taking in both sides the Barbadian slave trade and its legacy.theguardian.com
25 Jan 2013 –Soldaten, drawing on secretly recorded conversations among SS and …Ian Thomson is working on a book about the Baltic city of Tallinn …
18 Dec 2009 – A varied collection of writings on family ties impresses Ian Thomson. … Are We Related? gathers some 30 personal memoirs and short stories …
22 Jul 2011 – Ian Thomson is fascinated by a book that reveals the real-life scandal behind Federico Fellini’s La Dolca Vita.
14 Oct 2006 – Ian Thomson, who retraced Levi’s steps himself, assesses the latest …Made 60 years after Levi’s epic railroad odyssey, Ferrario’s film has …
18 Nov 2005 – Ian Thomson is impressed by War Variations, the collected poems of the Italian anti-fascist, Amelia Rosselli.
29 May 2013 – Italo Calvino’s letters shed light on the politics of book publishing and his struggle to succeed as a writer in post-fascist Italy, says Ian Thomson.
16 Apr 2004 – Ian Thomson welcomes Yvonne Cloetta’s In Search of a Beginning, a life of Graham Greene that is faithful to the person, not the gossip.
21 Nov 2003 – Norman Lewis’s last book, The Tomb in Seville, confirms him as one of the greatest English writers of the 20th century, says Ian Thomson.
1 Apr 2011 – Ian Thomson on how the cane fields of the West Indies hid a corrupt society.
22 Jan 2014 – Is Scandinavia a social democratic paradise?
5 Dec 2003 – Ian Thomson admires A Book of Lands and Peoples, an anthology of travellers’ tales from the golden age of exploration, edited by Eric Newby.
13 Jan 2012 – Sex was at the centre of the Italian dictator’s image.
28 Aug 2009 – Here to stay. Donald Hinds came from Jamaica to work on the buses in the 1950s. His groundbreaking book captured the plight of …
4 Jul 2003 – Ian Thomson reports. Treading Air by Jaan Kross. Buy Treading Air at Amazon.co.uk amazon.co.uk. Ian Thomson.
31 Oct 2003 –Henning Mankell was raised by his father, a judge, in a flat above a courtroom, and has had an interest in legal … True crime … Ian Thomson.
4 Jun 2004 – … the cultural mainstream. Ian Thomson reports on a literary loner. … Literary exile: James Hamilton–Paterson Guardian. Ian Thomson.