Elena Ferrante

Spectator books of the year: Ruth Scurr on a terrific year for women writers

7 December 2015 15:00

2015 has been a terrific year for women writers. I have especially enjoyed Mary Beard’s sceptical and subversive history of…

Spectator books of the year: Molly Guinness on the inspiring Oliver Sacks

24 November 2015 15:40

Oliver Sacks’s autobiography On the Move (Picador, £20) is full of surprising details —for example, the eminent neurologist was a…