In 1988, Marxism Today put out a list of "modern" and "new" things. Now, with the future of the left forcing us to radically rethink the "new times", the New Statesman has updated the list for 2016.
Petroc Trelawny meets the composer Raymond Yiu, who has written a new work for the BBC Proms.
Newly-released files confirm the author's suspicions, published in the New Statesman, that she was under surveillance by MI5 during the 1940s and 50s.
Hatherley describes symptoms but not causes; there is plenty of “what” and “where”, some “when”, “how” and “who”, but hardly any “why”.
The Australian star baker who has built a reality TV empire out of delivering tough love.
Sy Montgomery's The Soul of an Octopus: a Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness does for the creature what H is for Hawk did for raptors.
Here's what happened when I watched Bake Off with my boyfriend who had never watched it before.
The Dying Grass: a Novel of the Nez Perce War is the equal of Gore Vidal in its investigation of America's psyche.
The Ben Uri gallery's latest exhibition explores 100 years of Jewish art in London.
Hadley Freeman's readings of 1980s films escape the anxiety of snobbery, but more daring would have been welcome.
What seems like “political comedy” is more commonly a piss-take of personality types, and there are rich pickings when it comes to the current British left.
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