With this re-release of the 1970 documentary, the question is really how many different versions of “Suspicious Minds” you want in your life.
Here’s a helpful guide to what you should and shouldn’t do if you see a woman being harassed on Twitter.
With a new translation of Twilight of the Eastern Gods, Ismail Kadare is finally receiving the recognition he deserves in the English-speaking world.
With over 75 years of history, comics boast a multitude of inspirational female, black and even disabled characters. Superman is, at its heart, an immigrant tale, while X-Men is an allegory of the fight against fascism.
The authors argue that the west has no choice but to unfurl the banner of revolution again. The fiscal crisis and demographic changes have left treasuries creaking under the weight of debt.
A new poem for the New Statesman by Danny Abse
His parents opposed the idea of him becoming a composer, pushing him bullishly towards the law.
When it comes to music such as northern soul, there is a tendency to regard men as the experts, relegating women’s stories of what it felt like to be there to the status of anecdote.
Tom Humberstone’s weekly comic.
At Sonic, the shtick is meant to be that the food arrives “at the speed of sound”; and the novelty in the late 1950s was that punters ordered their burgers and via speakers they could drive right up to.
After England’s defeat by India in the second Test at Lord’s, almost every leading voice in English cricket called for Alastair Cook to be sacked as captain.
This US cable drama about William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the American sex researchers who pioneered physiological study of human sexuality, just keeps getting better and better.
To this day, you can only buy wine in French Canada from the government-run outlets of the SAQ: the Société des alcools du Québec.
Britain’s avian population is the most watched in the world – but new studies show nature in retreat.
Nicholas Lezard’s Down and Out column.
William Cook was on his way to buy a ticket for “El Gordo” in a small town in Tenerife but changed his mind at the last minute. It’s a decision he’s lived to regret.
From Nero’s decadent Golden House in Rome to Charles Fourier’s orgiastic French “courts of love”; public toilet glory holes to Eileen Gray’s sexy Mediterranean hideway.
Performances by James Ehnes and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales had the Royal Albert Hall audience listening intently.
The star of To Have and Have Not and The Big Sleep has had a stroke aged 89. But did she always get the roles she deserved?
For the past three years, an international Beckett festival in Enniskillen has attempted to establish a more positive Google footprint alongside the one established by the IRA bombing at the town’s cenotaph in 1987.
The American actor and comedian has been found dead at his home in California, aged 63.
From Brahms’s chamber music to Mozart opera, the little Swiss ski-village provides a musical feast.
Clare Teal brought an imagined “jazz off” between the Duke Ellington and Count Basie bands to the Royal Albert Hall.
Ben Whishaw stars as a grieving lover in this tale of cross-generational, Anglo-Chinese friendship.
This is a plot so grossly overloaded, so swollen with coincidences, that it makes EastEnders look lithe and minimalist.
In Shakespeare in Love, he is more Bart than Bard: a feckless, penniless hack dramatist with writer’s block who has terrible ideas for plays – “Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter”.
Channel 4’s Utopia is a complex and unpredictable thriller which refuses to give easy answers on the challenges of population growth.
A concept album of sorts, this claims to chart the emotional experiences of an imaginary woman – from romantic activities to pain, deception and more.
Tom Humberstone’s weekly comic.
Everyone knows the effort that goes into creating works of art but it is all sublimated in a seamless, effortless whole.