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Energetic, eccentric, frugal and generous, Jock Murray was a bookman of the old school, the sixth of his line. Dervla Murphy recalls her long-standing friendship with the bibliophile, Byron-lover and inspired editor who published her first book
Laugharne, once home to Dylan Thomas, hosts the Penderyn Prize. Simon Petherick celebrates the richly deserving winner, Shirley Collins
On an evening in A&E, Nigel Summerley was horrified by Britain's stabbing epidemic
As Paris begins to impose restrictions on the French scooter craze, Tom Hodgkinson dodges the speed freaks
Hector Breeze, a much admired Oldie cartoonist, has sadly died at the age of 90. Here is one of his Oldie cartoons. He will be missed.
Alan Ayckbourn, who turns 80 on April 12, is famous for his comedies. But he also provides a serious insight into the human condition, says Paul Bailey
Douglas Stuart reveals how double agent Kim Philby tipped off Stalin and changed the course of the Second World War…
Abram Games was one of the greatest poster artists of the 20th century. In 1941, he produced an image that set British pulses racing, writes Robin Stummer
Nicky Haslam's collected journalism has just been published. Harry Mount pays tribute to the great social observer of the age
Stanley Price, a much-valued Oldie contributor, has just died at the age of 87. Here he remembers his National Service stint at the Royal Army Educational Corps, under the eccentric tutelage of Major Archibald Wavell MC
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