Madeleine Bunting’s account of her travels in the Hebrides reveals an often-overlooked history.
Brian Wilson and Mike Love of the Beach Boys have both published new memoirs. The problem? They take themselves preposterously seriously.
Like in the films themselves, the fantastic beasts are distracting us from the bigger story – an epic tale of magical fantasy intertwining with real world history.
Joseph Stiglitz's new book The Euro: and Its Threat to the Future of Europe shows up faults in the design, and implementation, of the European project.
The next great stage of our evolution has begun. But what will our successes look like – and will they be that different to us?
If Outline was all about shifting passivity, Transit is about characters who grab the bull by the horns. Why, then, does the novel cleave to the form of its predecessor?
Simon Reynolds’s reassessment of glam, Shock and Awe, takes us back to an era that feels eerily familiar.
A new book by Simon Ings reveals the terrors, follies and surprising successes of Soviet science.
From Ulysses to Herzog, the comic novel unlocks the “meaninglessness of everything”.
Accomplished, audacious and, by the end, as gripping as an airport noir, Eileen also works as a parable of female emancipation.
Rawer and more unevenly wrought than Alone in Berlin, Nightmare is the necessary precursor to that great work.
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