The friendship between Walter Benjamin and Bertolt Brecht was a "conspiratorial rapport".
Voltaire said he was the greatest reasoner who ever set pen to paper. But is there a twist to Bayle's thinking?
It's time we re-examined the legacy of England's greatest gardener.
Johnson's new collection of stories mixes the occult and banal to place young women at the centre of the picture.
I like my holidays chatty, boozy, and booky – the only problem is what to pack.
Is the new Harry Potter play canon? Your ultimate, extremely geeky, points-based guide.
David Goldblatt's The Games is a history of the tarnished Olympics, from Avery Brundage to, yes, London 2012.
Rifkind’s genteel new book, Power and Pragmatism, is a beguiling memoir.
D B C Pierre ponders whether writing is a teachable subject in his new book, Release the Bats: Writing Your Way Out of It.
New books by Lyndal Roper and Diarmaid MacCulloch reveal the scatalogy and theology of one of history's best known theologians.
A new book by Richard English suggests that killing can bring its own rewards.
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