David Latham

David Latham reviews 'The Circle and the Equator' by Kyra Giorgi

David Latham
23 July 2017

The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.’ L.P. Hartley’s now proverbial observation at the start of The Go-Between (1953) functions as a statement of f More

David Latham reviews 'A Pure Drop: The life and legacy of Jeff Buckley' by Jeff Apter

David Latham
31 May 2017

Jeff Buckley is a man frozen in time, not just by virtue of being elevated into the pantheon of ‘died-too-early-rock-gods’. Before his untimely drowning in 1997, Buckley appeared to exist in a sort of musical and emotional stasis: a young fogey caught among the cultural ruins and vestiges of his estranged father, who died aged twenty-eight from a heroin overdose ... More