The Goldsmiths Prize shortlisted author discusses the value of risk, the challenge of proportion, and the role of builders in contemporary thought.
Establishing an explicitly exclusive and anti-populist club is, of course, a long-established route to long-term popularity.
Plus a surpise encore of the fourth of Philip Glass’s Four Movements for Two Pianos.
It is time to drag them away from each other for the benefit of both.
Manglehorn and Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation show two approaches to ageing on screen.
Admittedly, Life in Squares is a pretty high-class kind of soap opera - but it's still about who is sleeping with who.
Keep things streamlined on the food front, so as to leave more room on the rug for important stuff, such as people.
Stern finds solace in moral philosophy, drawing on Kant and Aristotle to argue the ethical grounds for action in defence of the rights of those as yet unborn.
Erica Wagner is whisked away by A L Kennedy’s The Drosten’s Curse.
Its stylistic combination of rawness and verbal invention explains to a great degree the huge impact Terminal Innocence had on its first public.
Trying to explain the French mindset to the Anglo-Saxon world is a literary subgenre.
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?