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Alexander Larman

Alexander Larman is the books editor of The Spectator’s World edition and the author of titles including The Crown in Crisis: Countdown to the Abdication and Byron’s Women.

Television

Life on campus is so much worse than The Chair suggests

Netflix’s new campus comedy-drama is a combination of liberal wish-fulfillment and bracing political incorrectness

By Alexander Larman

Books

The cult of Sally Rooney

Not a godlike millennial sage, but a talented author at the start of a promising career

By Alexander Larman

Television

Britain: please take James Corden back

His schtick is wearing thin

By Alexander Larman

Europe

Could Prince Andrew tank the British royal family’s reputation?

Nobody likes to be told that their favorite child is a pariah

By Alexander Larman

Books

Will Fergie spill the tea on Prince Andrew?

Is it time for a tell-all for the best-seller?

By Alexander Larman

Europe

Will Prince Andrew drag Prince Harry down?

Sleaze and scandal are no good for Prince Harry’s new brand

By Alexander Larman

Books

The joy of rummaging through Gladstone’s annotated books

A visit to the Gladstone Library has the welcome effect of removing you from the worries and concerns of the world

By Alexander Larman

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