Black and British: A Forgotten History addresses on of the greatest silences in British historiography.
On the pop culture podcast this week: Harry Styles’s debut solo album, the Netflix series Anne with an E and Olivia Sudjic’s novel Sympathy.
Alex Renton examines the disturbing brutality of boarding school life.
Lisa McInerney's prose is as vivd at capturing sensory phenomena as conveying quirk of thought.
The last remaining uncollected stories and a new biography show the great novelist’s grasp of history and his place in it.
Mike Heron's memoir of the hippy trend-setters shows their extraordinary influence on the 60s music scene.
The author of The Wake voices his disillusionment with green politics – but it’s an argument at risk of bumping into its own tail.
The novelist and Pulitzer Prize-winning memoirist on travelling in time, living without TV and admiring Angela Merkel.
Three new “swimoirs” plumb the depths of the question.
From respected fellow hunter to zoo sensation, polar bears have had a long journey in our imagination.
Art Sex Music by Cosey Fanni Tutti reviewed.