Peter Conradi’s Who Lost Russia? How the World Entered a New Cold War traces the accumulation of distrust between the West and Russia.
In the age of the Kardashians and compulsive self-revelation, it is ever more important that art be allowed to speak for itself.
Springsteen’s memoir, Born to Run, is the most accomplished of the recent cavalcade of rock autobiographies.
Amitav Ghosh’s The Great Derangement poses two, thought-provoking questions about how we write about climate change.
A Farewell to Ice reveals the sad truth: one day Arctic ice, our planet's air con, will be gone.
It’s not the first time critics have attempted to use the biographical details of women’s lives to diminish their writing.
The Pigeon Tunnel turns to the two, ambigious relationships that fuel le Carré's work: that with his family, and with a secret world.
How different the fate of the Lib Dems could have been if they had begun the coalition with more understanding of government, says the former shadow foreign secretary.
Balls is clear that his defeat in his constituency in 2015 was a prelude to a funeral and life outside politics. I don’t believe a word of it.
Meet the latest magical characters entering the Harry Potter universe.
Marina Benjamin on the curious logic of modern identity politics.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?