Celebration of the “Hallmark holiday” is at an all-time low in the UK.
The new Penguin Book of Russian Poetry has surprises to offer.
Where is the equivalent to Hilton on the left? We have not even touched on the questions of human fulfilment, power and radical democracy that are offered up by modern technological change.
As US influence wanes, a new world is emerging.
Regardless of its critics, drone warfare is here to stay.
A “cast of two-dimensional, middle-class bores” prevent this debut novel becoming the “Vanity Fair for our times” that it promises.
A new BBC Four documentary reminds us not to take this director for granted.
The classic Great Depression rags-to-riches story of how the enduringly popular board game came to be invented isn’t quite as simple as it seems.
Best known for co-writing “My Heart Will Go On”, Horner wrote innovative and popular scores for a whole host of Hollywood films.
The company will pay self-published authors on its lending services per page from next month.
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