Contributor: Gabriel Roberts

14 October, 2013

Gabriel Roberts

An England of the Mind

W.G. Hoskins' reflections on the English landscape veer between historical insight and ill-founded nostalgia.


10 June, 2013

Gabriel Roberts

The Creations of Edward Thomas

Despite problems of retrospect, this novel about the making of the poet is a valuable contribution as interest in Thomas grows.


7 May, 2013

Gabriel Roberts

A Deep Dynastic Wound



18 March, 2013

Gabriel Roberts

Not Great

Gabriel Roberts finds this collection of late writing scattered, insubstantial, and unworthy of the late Christopher Hitchens.


15 March, 2013

Gabriel Roberts

“Legal Fiction” & Legal Fiction



31 January, 2013

Gabriel Roberts

Grammar Gripes



3 December, 2012

Gabriel Roberts

Fields of Force



22 October, 2012

Gabriel Roberts

What Feet Know

In our special focus on Robert Macfarlane's The Old Ways, Gabriel Roberts finds it a gesture towards the inexpressable.


23 April, 2012

Gabriel Roberts

Public Schools

Stefan Collini's What Are Universities For? argues for the enduring importance of higher education in the wake of government cuts.


12 February, 2012

Gabriel Roberts

Is Ugliness Necessary?