Three new books reflect on the complexities, and challenges, faced by Muslims in Britain.
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At 82, Alan Bennett has lost none of his wit or compassion – nor his anger at the “nastification” of Britain.
A History of Pictures by David Hockney and Martin Gayford gleefully punctures the pretentiousness of the art world.
Michael Howard reviews Iain Martin's new book on the legacy of the financial revolution 30 years on.
Whenever we have ventured into new experimental territory, we’ve discovered that our previous “knowledge” was woefully incomplete. So what to make of Italian physicist Carlo Rovelli?
Hinterland is just as enjoyable as Mullin's diaries. More importantly, its account of the party has urgent lessons for today.
Graeme Macrae Burnet’s Booker-shortlisted historical thriller has shades of Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Jim Crace.
John Milbank and Adrian Pabst's new book explores the "post-Liberal" moment, but leaves me wondering about the future.
Madeleine Thien’s novel of music and silence during China's Cultural Revolution reveals the importance of storytelling.
Brian Wilson and Mike Love of the Beach Boys have both published new memoirs. The problem? They take themselves preposterously seriously.
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