Here is a selection of my recent reviews
The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot, by Robert Macfarlane, reviewed for the Guardian, 2 June 2012.
How England Made the English, by Harry Mount, reviewed for the Guardian, 19 May 2012.
Mrs Robinson's Disgrace, by Kate Summerscale, reviewed for the Guardian, 12 May 2012.
British Weather and the Climate of Enlightenment, by Jan Golinski, reviewed for History Today, 18 April 2012.
Prunella Clough: Regions Unmapped, by Frances Spalding, reviewed for the Literary Review, April 2012.
Bringer of Riches: Nikolaus Pevsner, The Life, by Susie Harries, reviewed for the New Statesman, 24 August 2011.
Solace, by Belinda McKeon, reviewed for the Sunday Times, 14 August 2011.
Tudoresque: In Pursuit of the Ideal Home, by Andrew Ballantyne and Andrew Law, reviewed for the New Statesman, 1 August 2011.
Obedience, by Jacqueline Yallop, reviewed for the Sunday Times, 31 July 2011.
Mr Fox, by Helen Oyeyemi, reviewed for the Sunday Times, 10 July 2011.
To the River, by Olivia Laing, reviewed for the Literary Review, June 2011.
As Good as God, As Clever as the Devil: The Impossible Life of Mary Benson, reviewed for the Guardian, 9 June 2011.
Edith Sitwell: Avant Garde Genius, English Poet, by Richard Greene, Guardian 5 March 2011.
The Essays of Virginia Woolf, volume 6, ed. by Stuart N. Clarke, Literary Review, March 2011.
Atlantic Republic: The American Tradition in English Literature, by Paul Giles, Review of English Studies, 58, 2007.
The View from Castle Rock, by Alice Monroe, Oxonian Review of Books, 6:2, 2007.
Tomorrow, by Graham Swift, Oxonian Review of Books, 6:3, 2007.
Picasso: Architecture and Vertigo, by Christopher Green, Oxonian Review of Books, 5:3, 2006.