Kathryn Hughes

Passing of the secretary-wives’ era

BEFORE her death last week at the age of 86, Valerie Eliot had spent the previous half-century forbidding impertinent journalists and scholars from accessing her late husband T.S. Eliot’s private papers. Published Nov 15, 2012 12:00am

Gone With The Wind revisited

LONDON Gone With The Wind, both the film and the book, has long been a key staging post in female adolescence. For... Published May 25, 2009 12:00am

Bah! Humbug!

In 1868, two years before his death and fagged out with the annual chore of coming up with a new Christmas number of... Published Feb 10, 2008 12:00am