Chinese author's "hallucinatory realism" is rewarded.
Two years before its release, Stephen King discusses The Shining, Jack Nicholson and Stanley Kubrick
Autumn books with A M Homes, Jonathan Powell, John Banville and others.
Inspired by Philip Hensher’s new book, the NS team reveal their hands.
What we can learn from crime fiction - apart from whodunnit, obviously.
This Sadler's Wells show saves the genre from itself.
International art and design fair opens tomorrow
They never knew the effect their writing had on we Indians, the third worlders.
ENO's new production fails to enthrall.
Frieze London opens for its tenth edition
The critics’ verdicts on Ben Goldacre, Slavoj Žižek and Philip Norman.
Rocking against repression in Belarus.
Your comments, please, on the Rothko defacement.
Our cultural picks for the week ahead.
Why we don't really need a Global James Bond Day.
It's 40 years since Stevie Wonder showed off the otherwordly range of this keyboard.
Ripples of the Arab Spring felt in the Gulf States.
Track revealed on the 50th anniversary of James Bond’s debut on the big screen, but does it match up to the glories of the past?
For a popcorn blockbuster, the gender politics of Dredd 3D are extraordinary, writes Laura Sneddon.
Amos presents new album "Gold Dust" with the Dutch Metropole Orchestra.
The author talks about his latest novel "The Story of My Assassins".
Kerouac’s 120-ft manuscript unraveled for new exhibition.
First Award open to entries from overseas won by Bulgarian-American writer.
Gessen on Amis pere, Gray on Ballard, Drabble on Rowling and Robson on the Booker.
A clash between the personal and political in the New York ghetto.
First US woman to win beats Geoffrey Hill to the £10,000 prize.
Why aren't young, new acts getting any space on new music's real estate, the front cover of the New Musical Express?
The critics' verdicts on J. K. Rowling, Edna O'Brien and David Byrne.
Marxist historian dies at the age of 95.