The Goldsmiths Prize shortlisted author discusses the value of risk, the challenge of proportion, and the role of builders in contemporary thought.
Photographs of the 1945 Pan-African Congress in Manchester tell a complex tale of postwar black independence movements.
A tale of lived versus mechanical time.
As Toni Morrison's Beloved illustrates, maternal love defies restrictions based on the intersection of race and gender, and exists beyond patriarchal rules of ownership.
We pile ever greater pressure upon individual schools, when in fact they only truly succeed as part of a broader network of support, learning and mentoring.
I've always bought colouring books – but these new, "therapeutic" offerings make me feel faintly distressed.
The new film from director Marielle Heller revels in the messiness of teenage life and love.
A hundred years on from the publication of The Thirty-Nine Steps, what is John Buchan's legacy and how have spy novels endured in an age of supranational politics?
In an age of unprecedented foreign travel, tourists get quite a bad rap, not least from tourists themselves.
From toddlers to teens, Amanda Craig rounds up the best books for children.
After Fight Club 2's recent release as an ongoing mini-series, Dr Elizabeth Nelson of the Pacifica Graduate Institute in California explains how film can teach psychological concepts.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?