Jan Morris

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Book readers have realised that you can’t replace the feel of turning a real page | Tim Adams
Record sales show that even the ability to carry thousands of books in one portable electronic device is not enough

Tim Adams

15, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Allegorizings by Jan Morris review – delightful musings
These posthumous essays reveal a dedication to the proposition that ‘almost nothing in life is only what it seems’

Alex Clark

11, Dec, 2021 @7:30 AM

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In brief: Allegorizings; Chouette; Invisible Ink – reviews
Jan Morris conjures a remarkable life in her posthumous essay collection, Claire Oshetsky explores an unusual maternal love, and Patrick Modiano unravels a tantalising mystery

Hephzibah Anderson

21, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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In brief: Howul: A Life's Journey; Revolutions; Thinking Again – reviews
David Shannon’s prose shines with sweet innocence, women cycle their way to freedom, and Jan Morris’s spry memoir captures the later days of an incredible life

Ben East

04, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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In praise of Jan Morris, by six fellow travel writers
The trailblazing writer was loved and revered by all those who followed in her footsteps. Here they describe just what she meant to them

23, Nov, 2020 @2:32 PM

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Jan Morris: She sensed she was ‘at the very end of things’. What a life it was …
In her final interview, just before the first lockdown, the renowned travel writer spoke cheerfully of her last journey

Tim Adams

22, Nov, 2020 @6:45 AM

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Jan Morris obituary
Journalist, travel writer and historian who reported the first ascent of Everest in 1953 and wrote a social history of the British empire

Veronica Horwell

20, Nov, 2020 @7:07 PM

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Jan Morris, historian, travel writer and trans pioneer, dies aged 94
From her Everest scoop to her journey as a trans woman, the author’s authoritative voice and questioning mind found an eager audience

Richard Lea

20, Nov, 2020 @4:01 PM

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Top 10 books about the Himalayas | Ed Douglas
Along with spectacular adventures, these books record a richly diverse culture that has often been missed in accounts of derring-do

Ed Douglas

21, Oct, 2020 @10:36 AM

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Top authors hope you’ll give this book away to change young lives
Philip Pullman, Robert Macfarlane and 21 others give backing to literacy charity Room to Read in new anthology the Gifts of Reading

Donna Ferguson

27, Sep, 2020 @8:45 AM

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Think Again by Jan Morris review – diary of a remarkable writer
Unfettered by time and space ... this beguiling journal opens a window on to a long and well-remembered life

Kathryn Hughes

27, Mar, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Jan Morris: ‘You’re talking to someone at the very end of things’
Travel writer and historian Jan Morris has had an extraordinary life. Now, at 93, she’s publishing what may be her last book…

Tim Adams

01, Mar, 2020 @7:50 AM

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