Three new books reflect on the complexities, and challenges, faced by Muslims in Britain.
From photographing "freaks" to weekend affairs, a biography of Arbus brings a new dimension to her stunning photographic legacy.
Manyika’s Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun makes a valuable case for finding delight in the pleasures of the flesh, even at – shock! – 75.
The Goldsmiths Prize shortlisted author of The Lesser Bohemians on writing sex (without soft lighting) and exorcising the ghost of James Joyce.
From doping at the 1936 Olympic Games to giving soldiers methamphetamine, two new books reveal the drugs that fuelled the Third Reich.
The Goldsmiths Prize shortlisted author discusses the value of risk, the challenge of proportion, and the role of builders in contemporary thought.
And who will he even play?
The Goldsmiths Prize shortlisted author discusses reading for pleasure, the sexuality of older women, and the importance of diversifying literary awards.
The Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sellout on satire, offence and why Donald Trump is “like a dick pic” that can’t be deleted.
The formality and reticence of Zayn: The Official Autobiography – which doesn’t once mention his former One Direction bandmates by name – jars with the singer’s handwritten lyrics and online presence.
Astrid Lindgren's diaries reveal how Pippi's creator lived happily during the war – but was ascerbic about Britain's conduct.
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