The Canadian author and social activist on parenthood, people power and why climate change could be the ultimate opportunity for the left.
John Gray explores the philosophy of horror created by American writer H P Lovecraft.
The cinema of amusing male arrested development has been a familiar subgenre for some time, but recent releases demonstrate that there’s gold to be found in femme floundering.
Green, one-eyed men, a chubby, disfigured dwarf, writhing worms with humanoid faces, aborted foetuses and vast, white eggs with red jigsaw patterns on them.
Nora Webster is the tale of a woman inside a house. It’s a small house in a small town in Ireland, in the late 1960s and Nora, recently widowed, lives here with her two teenage sons and her daughters who, like the house, are semi-detached.
The forest was where a traveller could become lost for ever and lose his rational bearings, as in the Arthurian tale of the Forest of Beguilement, a place, as Spenser puts it, full of “wayes unknowne”.
Nicholas Lezard’s Down and Out column.
Rego’s latest fairy-tale visions give terror a face – but their deepest secrets remain hidden from view
Tom Humberstone’s weekly comic.
Having listened to the show for three weeks, I am repeatedly struck by its unusually fluctuating tone.
Two publications ostensibly designed to provide reassurance and wisdom to parents of primary-age children and perhaps to tap in to the ever-growing “pushy parenting” market.
Suzanne Moore’s weekly column, Telling Tales.
I suspect that if the Turner Prize clash were rerun now, Mad Tracey might beat Hollywood Steve.
Cruickshank seems unable to speak in anything other than an urgent whisper while Graham-Dixon has the kind of face that looks particularly good rounding the top of a stone spiral staircase on a cold March morning.