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Calls to reprint the images leave editors with a difficult choice.
Both men are more the servants than the masters of their parties and face being overwhelmed by factionalism.
In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shooting, we must address France's long war with its Arabs. Andrew Hussey reports from Paris.
Jihadis increasingly favour less sophisticated attacks on western soil. The danger to Britain is real and significant.
Stephen Hawking received his "death sentence" more than 50 years ago. The Astronomer Royal pays tribute to him.
Margeret Forster's sensitive new study of a life in real estate is more than simple autobiography.
A new book on warrior women reveals the true origins of a pervasive popular archetype.
The William Hill 2014 Sports Book of the Year covers the rape trial of an Australian Rules footballer -- but also raises broader questions about how to resolve a culture clash.
Following the events in Paris, the New Statesman asked eight of our regular illustrators to memorialise those murdered at Charlie Hebdo.
Nina Caplan drinks German wine and contemplates J M W Turner’s work on war.
By using ever more machines we lose not only physical skills, but cognitive faculties.
Despite strikingly similar prodigies and deranged mentors, Whiplash and Foxcatcher offer two very different takes on the mentor/pupil relationship.
Ben Lerner’s second novel tries to emulate Walt Whitman’s democratic “I” in an age when economic imperatives trump democracy. It is a clever and timely work — as much the story of the novel’s construction as the novel itself.
Michel Houellebecq’s novel imagining his country under Islamic rule featured on the cover of Charlie Hebdo. But it’s not the satire you’d expect.
At this rate, the self-funded seven-inch may well make a comeback.
How credulous does Chris Chibnall think we are?
Nicholas Lezard is "Down and Out".
Hunter Davies's "The Fan".
Will Self's "Madness of Crowds" column.
Osteoporosis gets less attention than the "big, ugly stepsisters' -- yet roughly three million in the UK are affected.
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