Meet the latest magical characters entering the Harry Potter universe.
On the pop culture podcast this week: BBC sitcom pilot Motherland, Isabel Greenberg’s new graphic novel and Buzzfeed’s video series “Ladylike”.
The Meaning of Cricket by Jon Hotten reveals a rich game – and isn't afraid to show its dark side.
His life story as well as his writings evoke compliments, controversy, and contradictory responses from both critics and readers.
Mosntrous Progeny invites us to reflect on two hundred years of a prolific, and horrific, creation.
Brendan King's new biography of the much-loved novelist cuts through the myth – and gets to the true sensation.
Using werewolves as a metaphor for people with HIV and AIDS seems, at best, woefully ill-considered.
But Enough Said: What’s Gone Wrong With the Language of Politics? omits one key thing – a suggestion for what we should do.
John Bew's new book is a curiously coy biography of a man brought down by his lack of imagination.
The Kingdom of Speech takes on Noam Chomsky and Charles Darwin in its theories about the evolution of language.
Angels With Dirty Faces: the Footballing History of Argentina takes us behind the psychodrama.
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