On the pop culture podcast this week: Kesha's long-awaited new album Rainbow, the BBC Three mockumentary Coconut and Leanne Shapton's memoir Swimming Studies.
Citizen and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely invite us to reframe, reconstitute and rephrase the experience of being a black person in a white-majority country.
Kids are dressing up as that beloved classic fictional character, Zoella.
Making a case by rendering the contrary one manifestly absurd is Eagleton’s compulsive mode of argument.
I sensed a woman who wasn’t wild about her assignment. Perhaps she’d once been traumatised by a comma.
In Hit Makers, Derek Thompson reveals the secrets of success in the arts, politics and beyond
In her memoir of depression and reading, Yiyun Li speaks to all those with unquiet minds.
James Gleick's Time Travel: A History offers hope and nostalgia.
Dead relatives, death-filled homes, rural wanderings fill Sara Baume's haunting new novel.
Adam Kirsch on Daniel Swift's The Bughouse: the Poetry, Politics and Madness of Ezra Pound.
In her latest work, Fiona Sampson’s verse is alive to musicality.