Gwyn Griffiths reviews To Hear the Skylark’s Song by Huw Lewis
Monday 14th Aug 2017
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Gwyn Griffiths reviews Glyndwr: To Arms by Moelwyn Jones
Saturday 12th Aug 2017
MIKE BUCKINGHAM reports on a revelatory new anthology of Welsh literature in translation, compiled by Gwyn Griffiths and Meic Stephens
Wednesday 26th Jul 2017
IT WAS Scotland’s year in the 2017 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, with Catriona Morison, the 31- year-old mezzo from Edinburgh, scooping the main and sharing the song prize.
It was the first time for a singer from the home countries to triumph in the main competition and for...
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
Climbing Mount Sinai: Noah Ablett 1883-1936
by Robert Turnbull (Socialist History Society, £4)
ANEURIN BEVAN described Noah Ablett as “a leader of great intellectual power and immense influence.” Others, borrowing...
Monday 5th Jun 2017
The Welsh at Passchendaele: 1917
by Jonathan Hicks
(Y Lolfa £14.99)
AS I read Jonathan Hicks’s meticulously researched book about the hell that was the battle for Passchendaele Ridge in 1917, I recalled...
Monday 29th May 2017
Dirty Secrets: How Tax Havens Destroy the Economy
by Richard Murphy
TAX havens and offshore companies exist for the super-rich to get away with paying little or no tax. But there is much more to...
Monday 22nd May 2017
A new biography of artist and traveller Thomas Jones confirms his status as a unique observer of life and landscapes in 18th-century Wales and Italy, says GWYN GRIFFITHS
Tuesday 11th Apr 2017
Revolutionary Dreams: From Chile to Wales by Jose Cifuentes (Hafan Books, £7)
IN THE 1960s and early 1970s a generation of Chileans embarked on a radical attempt to build a fairer and more equal socialist society.
At the time Jose Cifuentes, a...
Monday 30th Jan 2017
Star critics run through what’s impressed them this year
Monday 12th Dec 2016