Noel Annan

Noel Annan (1916–2000) was a British military intelligence officer and scholar of European history. His works include Leslie Stephen and Our Age, Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany, and The Curious Strength of Positivism in English Political Thought.

The Camel at the Door

First Childhood

by Lord Berners

A Distant Prospect

by Lord Berners

Collected Tales and Fantasies

by Lord Berners

Lord Berners: The Last Eccentric

by Mark Amory

October 7, 1999 issue

Cat & Pig

Winston and Clementine: The Personal Letters of the Churchills

edited by Mary Soames

May 6, 1999 issue

Dean of the Cold War

Acheson: The Secretary of State Who Created the American World

by James Chace

November 19, 1998 issue

Blue Fingernails

Violet: The Life and Loves of Violet Gordon Woodhouse

by Jessica Douglas-Home

November 20, 1997 issue

Secret Sharers

Secret Sharers

The File: A Personal History

by Timothy Garton Ash

September 25, 1997 issue

Between the Acts

Bloomsbury Recalled

by Quentin Bell

Lutyens and the Edwardians: An English Architect and his Clients

by Jane Brown

Edwardians: London Life and Letters, 1900-1914

by John Paterson

On or About December 1910: Early Bloomsbury and its Intimate World

by Peter Stansky

April 24, 1997 issue

The Abominable Emperor

The Abominable Emperor

An Uncommon Woman: The Empress Frederick, Daughter of Queen Victoria, Wife of the Crown Prince of Russia, Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm

by Hannah Pakula

Blood and Iron: From Bismarck to Hitler: The von Moltke Family's Impact on German History

by Otto Friedrich

The Kaiser and His Court: Wilhelm II and the Government of Germany

by John C.G. Röhl, translated by Terence F. Cole

Stauffenberg: A Family History 1950-1944

by Peter Hoffmann

June 6, 1996 issue

The Best Years of Their Lives

Selling War: The British Propaganda Campaign Against American 'Neutrality' in World War II

by Nicholas John Cull

London at War

by Philip Ziegler

Rich Relations: The American Occupation of Britain 1942–1945

by David Reynolds

For You, Lili Marlene: A Memoir of World War II

by Robert Peters

October 19, 1995 issue

Under the Victorian Bed

The Making of Victorian Sexuality

by Michael Mason

Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld

by Theo Aronson

June 22, 1995 issue

The Fabulous Five

The Philby Files: The Secret Life of Master Spy Kim Philby

by Genrikh Borovik, edited and with an introduction by Phillip Knightley

My Five Cambridge Friends: Burgess, Maclean, Philby, Blunt, and Cairncross by their KGB Controller

by Yuri Modin and Jean-Charles Deniau and Aguieszka Ziarek, translated by Anthony Roberts, Introduction by David Leitch

Treason in the Blood: H. St. John Philby, Kim Philby, and the Spy Case of the Century

by Anthony Cave Brown

January 12, 1995 issue

How Wrong Was Churchill?

Churchill: Strategy and History

by Tuvia Ben-Moshe

Bound in Duty: The Memoirs of a German Officer, 1932-45

by Alexander Stahlberg, translated by Patricia Campbell

April 8, 1993 issue

Oh, What a Lovely War

Howards End

a film directed by James Ivory, based on the novel by E.M. Forster

The Films of Merchant Ivory

by Robert Emmet Long

May 14, 1992 issue

Folie à Trois

Politics, Religion and Love: The Story of H.H. Asquith, Venetia Stanley and Edwin Montagu, Based on the Life and Letters of Edwin Samuel Montagu

by Naomi B. Levine

November 21, 1991 issue

Subscribe and save 50%!

Read the latest issue as soon as it’s available, and browse our rich archives. You'll have immediate subscriber-only access to over 1,200 issues and 25,000 articles published since 1963.

Subscribe now

Subscribe and save 50%!

Get immediate access to the current issue and over 25,000 articles from the archives, plus the NYR App.

Already a subscriber? Sign in