Accounts of The Jam, the Grateful Dead, Alice Cooper and Belle and Sebastian come from the back.
Seiobo There Below, translated by Ottilie Mulzet, is László Krasznahorkai's most recent novel in English.
The sudden death in the last scene of Monday's Game of Thrones was a cliffhanger, nothing more.
Jam, not bombs.
Three new books explore the modern information assault - and how to survive it.
What did Shaw admire in Nietzsche? In the absence of God, both were seeking a purpose.
In his memoir Instrumental, it feels at times as though Rhodes is daring you to dismiss him, to find his story trivial or inferior.
Over the past 30 years, virtually all of Kundera’s innovations have been either imitated or overtaken. Kundera's challenge is to outlive his own novelty.
The so-called new nature writing has become a publishing phenomenon, but how much do its authors truly care about our wild places?
A visit to Sweny's chemist in Dublin, which still sells the soap Leopold Bloom buys in Ulysses, reveals those who are keeping the book alive.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, or The Abduction from the Seraglio, hits the spot when staged at Glyndebourne.
Anthony Barnett, founder of openDemocracy and New Statesman contributor, writes a fiery response to our recent magazine package on Magna Carta.
Permanence and finality in video games can help us be better at understanding, and talking about, mental health issues.
Plus: the tube map is rubbish.
I loved Birthday, but the bloggers were mostly unable to see beyond personal experience in the matter of art.
Ryan Gilbey reviews two sequels: The Look of Silence and Jurassic World.
It's the quickest shortcut to gravitas. T S Eliot has been stolen by actors, like burglars with the crown jewels.
The actor passes away after respiratory problems and heart failure.
Parliamentary democracy, trial by jury or habeas corpus - it can be argued that all these flowed from this document.
As we congratulate ourselves on Magna Carta, let us remember that it came into being 150 years after the Norman Conquest and was probably greatly influenced by the French.
Amitav Ghosh’s new novel, Flood of Fire, takes you to the end of its exploring, only to hint that the story is just beginning.
As Shoes: Pleasure and Pain opens at London’s V&A, Jane Shilling explores why our footwear carries such emotional weight.
Bob Stanley unpicks the recording industry’s tangled history of takeovers, piracy and changing technology.
Charlotte Gordon has managed to produce that rare thing, a work of genuinely popular history.
No coincidence that the most celebrated of all the waymarks on the road to freedom under the law was sealed by England’s most appalling king.
That evil is banal has been observed. The route to it in the case of the Tsarnaevs was a meandering path to which hindsight can bring little meaningful insight.
Here, as so often in our history, it is property rights that secure individual freedom.
Looking back at the exploitation enterprise of Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus's cinematic output.
I realise the purpose is to make me feel like a war criminal. Sorry, tweeters, I don’t.
The US director is continuing to expose the stories of Indonesia's past atrocities, and sees film as a conduit to subjects investigative journalism no longer has the resources to reach.