The friendship between Walter Benjamin and Bertolt Brecht was a "conspiratorial rapport".
Hope Jahren travelled from state to state, building a laboratory – almost from scratch – in each. Now, a memoir reveals her passion for plants in all its glory.
Following On: a Memoir of Teenage Obsession and Terrible Cricket by Emma John takes us back to the era of Atherton.
A baby grown from a flake of skin or from the genes of three parents – the future of reproduction is mind-boggling.
Zero K can't resist reaching for Beckettian heights while remaining rooted in the banal.
The Hidden Histories podcast.
Garth Greenwell's debut novel is marked by a feeling that consolation, or even moral action, is impossible.
The digital revolution has turned pop into a world of smart playlists and surprise albums. Yet the way we engage with music remains remarkably similar.
Lisa Owens' funny, serious debut marks her out as one to watch.
Wearing a custom-built goat exoskeleton, sucking down worms like a badger – two new books describe extreme adventures in becoming beasts.
By conjuring mythic landscapes, the novelist and children’s fantasy writer Alan Garner unleashed his fury at the injustices of postwar Britain.
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