William Christie traces Handel’s connection with Caroline of Ansbach through three works. Her arrival in Britain in 1714 was marked by the performa(...)

Life stories: ‘I want to be a popular novelist who’s also serious, or a serious novelist who’s also very accessible,’ says Douglas Kennedy. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Douglas Kennedy settles into a chair, polishes off an espresso and begins to talk about his new novel, Fi (...)