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Podcasts from Spectator writers
The Gilded Page: The Secret Lives of Medieval Manuscripts by Mary Wellesley reviewed
By Jonathan Sumption
The Gun, the Ship and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions and the Making of the Modern World by Linda Colley reviewed
A written constitution is no defense against authoritarian government
The magic of manuscripts
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.