By Richard Pedersen - 23 July 18:16
George might be the favourite name for the new royal, but how about a Eustace, Alfonso or Arthur? He wouldn't be our first.
By Aisha Gani - 23 July 15:30
Khaled Jarrar has made playful sculptures from fragments chipped from the eight metre high wall which runs through the West Bank. Is this trivialising or accepting the wall's existence?
By Philip Maughan - 23 July 13:00
Drake Doremus's pale blue drama stars Guy Pearce as a middle-aged musician looking for a break from his humdrum life. When British exchange student Sophie Williams (Felicity Jones) arrives, he sees a second chance to regain his youth.
By Philip Maughan - 23 July 12:36
Robert MacFarlane and his team of judges have revealed the 13 books longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize - how many have you read?
By Amy Licence - 23 July 12:20
Amy Licence reminds us of the royal children who shaped the course of history, only to recede into obscurity.
By Elizabeth Norton - 23 July 8:58
Elizabeth Norton looks back to another highly-anticipated royal birth - that of Queen Victoria's eldest child.
By Critic - 22 July 17:13
The critics' verdicts on Hurd and Young, Higashida and McCleen.
By Tom Humberstone - 19 July 9:47
Tom Humberstone's observational comic for the New Statesman.
By Alex Hern - 19 July 8:34
Conspiracists, back down: this wasn't a publisher-organised PR coup.
By Joe Collin - 18 July 15:00
This week's books pages feature everything from Disraeli to walls, futuristic distopias to an autism memoir.
By Matthew Taunton - 18 July 12:45
In 1934 H G Wells interviewed Joseph Stalin in Moscow. The fallout from the meeting led to a battle between three intellectual powerhouses - Shaw, Keynes and Wells - each of whom argued for their own vision of socialism in the UK.
By Alex Hern - 17 July 13:03
"That's what they're afraid of… you."
By Steve Yates - 17 July 10:04
Haifa al-Mansour, the first woman ever to direct a feature film in Saudi Arabia, talks to Steve Yates about how her film <em>Wadjda</em> came together.
By Nichi Hodgson - 16 July 12:03
The unmasking of Rowling as the author of The Cuckoo's Calling and its subsequent meteoric success has demonstrated that celebrity trumps gender when it comes to book sales. But what about all the writers who will never achieve a fraction of Rowling's fam
By Joe Collin - 15 July 17:00
Actually, they liked it. Galbraith's Cormoran Strike thriller could mark the start of another intensely successful Rowling series.
By Neil Hannon - 15 July 10:57
It's the age-old rivalry that makes matches like this weekend's Test so thrilling to watch.
By Tom Humberstone - 15 July 9:31
Tom Humberstone's weekly observational column for the New Statesman.
By Alex Hern - 14 July 11:08
"Robert Galbraith" was critically acclaimed, but it takes Rowling to be commercially successful.
By Alex Hern - 13 July 15:58
The musician is not a fan of the Daily Mail, it seems.
By Rob Pollard - 13 July 10:27
A man, a band, a record label. Rob Pollard talks to Woods' Jeremy Earl.
By Kirsten Irving and Jon Stone - 12 July 11:12
Think it's impossible to write poetry about video games? Wrong! A selection of poems by Kirsten Irving and Jon Stone.
By Philip Maughan - 10 July 10:30
The renowned sculptor's new work, an aluminium procession of twists and somersaults, is currently being installed at Heathrow's new Terminal 2 building. Last week the aerobatics pilot Paul Bonhomme attempted to illustrate its curves above an airfield in E
By Fred Crawley - 09 July 15:35
Director Guillermo del Toro has spoken with open passion about this ludicrous, ludicrous film. In fact, he's right: it's pretty good.
By James Evans - 09 July 15:00
Winner of the 2013 Caine Prize for African writing and four nominees all hail from Nigeria.
By Edward Smith - 09 July 9:13
The characterisation of Joel in <em>The Last of Us</em> marks a change in how video games view masculinity - the game doesn't champion archetypal maleness, it shows it for what it is: selfish and meat-headed.
By Cara Ellison - 08 July 10:13
Why don’t you just enjoy the fantasy? Games are a special medium, completely separate from our wider culture and any attempt to put them in context is just insulting.
By Tom Humberstone - 05 July 8:00
Tom Humberstone's weekly observational comic for the New Statesman.
By Suzie McCracken - 03 July 12:25
Suzie McCracken feels like her vocal chords are haunted by the booming projections of past politicians and preachers. Surely now it's time to stop being an incessant apologist and be proud of our vowels?
By Alexandra Coghlan - 03 July 10:43
With the Aldeburgh Festival's production of Peter Grimes on the Beach, director Tim Albery has created a site-specific opera that avoids cliché to provide an allusive blur of fact and fiction.