The friendship between Walter Benjamin and Bertolt Brecht was a "conspiratorial rapport".
The best children's books don't feel like more school. These picks will help make the summer holidays even better.
The long shadow cast by the Spanish Civil War is more potent because the progressives lost.
Two new books reveal intriguing aspects to today's body politics: Darian Leader's Hands and Fay Bound Alberti's This Mortal Coil.
Two histories of Isis hope to shed light on the crisis in the Middle East.
For all that Dahl can be both bullying and brilliant, these letters remind us who the writer was really trying to please.
In the Darkroom charts the author's relationship with her transgender parent.
James Bloodworth's new book suggests ways to tackle the nebulous problems of UK poverty.
Three new books examine a period of life which seems to cause untold anxiety. But isn't there a case for just living it?
Like Samuel Beckett and James Joyce, Mike McCormack finds glory in the banal with a new novel set on All Soul's Day.
Housman Country: Into the Heart of England by Peter Parker is in intriguing accumulation of evidence and analysis about an elegantly restrained poet.
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