Donning her Freudian hat, Molly Haskell uses her new book to explore Steven Spielberg's attitude to women. But is his real target masculinity?
Graeme Wood's The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State reminds us of something that ought to be obvious: Islamic State is very Islamic.
When Pankaj Mishra describes a “postmodern collage rather than a coherent doctrine”, he inadvertently summarises his own book.
Auster’s epic new novel of immigration, politics and consciousness is rich but imperfect.
Serhii Plokhy’s The Man with the Poison Gun is a gripping, remarkable Cold War spy story.
The prize for “fiction at its most novel” announces its 2017 judging panel.
On Friday the Thirteenth, 13 years since the film adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s series (of 13 books) was released, eight episodes dropped on Netflix. How did we get here?
April Ayers Lawson’s debut collection is both forensic and mysterious.
Laurence Rees has probably interviewed more people who lived through the Holocaust than anybody else.
Alan Ereira's new The Nine Lives of John Ogilby tells the story of a remarkable book – and its remarkable creator.
Part political chronicle, part emotional narrative, Sheila Rowbotham’s Rebel Crossings brings hidden stories into detailed, sympathetic view.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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