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.
Kate Mosse, co-founder of the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction, writes the diary.
A new book by the conservative blogger Rob Dreher asks whether Christians should turn their back on society – is he right?
A feminist tale told through the eyes of an unnamed male narrator.
Four new books offer insight into what it means to be a man or woman in a world increasingly accepting of moving between the two.
The author of the viral poem “Rape Joke” talks about growing up with her gun-toting Catholic “priestdaddy”.
In Wychwood, a great house in Oxfordshire, the wealthy build walls around themselves to keep out ugliness, poverty, political change. Or at least they try to.
Expanded and augmented version of tale which first appeared in Silmarillion mirrors Tolkien's own relationship with wife Edith.
"There is great power in being submissive," she explained.
New interpreteations of ancient stories show the deep roots of our thinking about sex and gender
Throughout the book, spanning nearly a century and four generations, Koreanness is a flickering state.