Nine books to read this autumn

The best new novels and non-fiction to curl up on the sofa with

Europe’s best yoga retreats

India isn’t the only option for a spectacular yoga holiday

Sean Scully: ‘Fatherhood has given my art a new lease of life’

The prolific artist on how doing the school run in his 70s has brought a fresh dynamism to his work

The great second places

Mark Mason celebrates the people and things forgotten by history for not quite finishing first

A taste of luxury in Los Angeles

A tour of the most exclusive restaurants in Beverly Hills is too rich for Tanya Gold

Old-fashioned barber shops are booming

Traditional barbers are making the most of a rise in male vanity

Meet the queens of cryptocurrency

James Delingpole on the women shaping a male-dominated industry

Terry O’Neill captured celebrity from the start

His photographs defined the democratic post-war age. Stephen Bayley hears the stories behind previously unseen pictures

Maggi Hambling: ‘You can’t make art without love’

The outspoken artist talks to Mary Wakefield about letting go, drinking in Soho — and why we should be rude to friends

In search of the real Frankenstein

Was a Somerset scientist and his daring electrical experiments the inspiration for Mary Shelley’s gothic masterpiece?

Gallery: Courtauld Impressionists

A stunning exhibition at the National Gallery featuring Manet, Seurat, Van Gogh and more

A hungry history of the Houses of Parliament

From William Pitt the Younger’s passions for pies to Margaret Thatcher’s favourite tea room

How to do a Cotswolds weekend break in style

The restaurants, pubs and places to stay that will make your Cotswolds escape a memorable one

Peloponnese: A Greek escape minus the tourist hordes

Leave Athens and head to one of Greece’s underrated gems instead

The smartest pyjamas to nod off in

Stylish nightwear for men and women by the new wave of independent British pyjama-makers

How Berlin keeps the spirit of the Roaring Twenties alive

Seek out the German capital’s historic cabaret clubs, cinemas and dance halls to relive a golden era

Can the internet really take the pain out of menswear shopping?

Companies claim the perfect fit is available at the click of a button, but tedious shopping trips might not be a thing of the past just yet

I’ll miss my mornings with the magnificent Grimmy

Nick Grimshaw is leaving Radio 1’s Breakfast Show after six years – and his compelling irreverence will be sorely missed

Craft beer: Five of the best

A selection of different styles from around the world for the discerning beer drinker

How food halls are serving up a serious challenge to pubs

Open spaces packed with communal tables, eclectic menus and Instagram-friendly decor are drawing millennials away from pubs

Why Tobago is the place to go for ecotourism

The Caribbean island is packed with luxurious resorts, stunning wildlife and admirable conservation projects

A walk in Emily Brontë’s footsteps

For fans of Wuthering Heights, a visit to the wiley, windy moors that inspired it is a must

The sugar tax has given working lunches a bitter taste

Office canteens are now best avoided thanks to Government nannying