New interpreteations of ancient stories show the deep roots of our thinking about sex and gender
As can be gathered from the title, Jacobson’s target is the current president of the United States.
Each chapter of Reservoir 13 begins at New Year, as the local crime story morphs into an observation of the passing of time.
Stuart Hall analysed power, whether in conservative ideology or structural racism.
Hawkins’s writing displays a suspicion of power, especially male power, though she is also eager to identify moments of female collusion in misogyny.
The bestselling author of Lincoln in the Bardo on talking to ghosts, following the Trump campaign, and giving up writing like a hipster.
How Caesar’s murder set the template for political assassination.
“A monster is a fear assuming a form” is a pretty neat definition with which to embark on a whizzy cultural history of fiends and ghouls in the contemporary imagination.
Left and right alike seem to have nodded through the half-baked utilitarianism and economism of much recent policy.
Why your favourite comic book publisher sounds like your least favourite elderly relative.
The Irish playwright, novelist and poet answers our questions.
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