Author John Lloyd is amazed at how Donald Trump has “set about trashing” the practice of journalism.
Keith Lowe’s The Fear and the Freedom is an intimate portrayal of how human beings carry on when their world has changed for ever.
A new book from Thomas E Ricks explores the similarities between two 20th century mavericks.
Meet the transhumanists who believe that the brain can outlive the body.
Dystopian novels of the 1930s and 1940s feel topical once again – but how much do they tell us about Trump and today’s populist upheavals?
We should celebrate the solitary hunters among us.
Swift believed that humans have an innate capacity for reason, which they fail to use. But did he take the human comedy too seriously?
The next great stage of our evolution has begun. But what will our successes look like – and will they be that different to us?
A new book by Richard English suggests that killing can bring its own rewards.
Rather than denying the contradictoriness of being human, Empson revelled in it, as The Face of Buddha reveals.
Wealth creation, the free market and a bourgeois way of life are not a package deal. In fact, they can, and often are, at odds with each other.