The Goldsmiths Prize shortlisted author discusses the value of risk, the challenge of proportion, and the role of builders in contemporary thought.
The latest translation from the German author is an introspective, postmodern comedy.
Historians Jo Guldi and David Armitage have created a powerful, ambitious rebuttal to "the spectre of the short term".
Adventures of the Black Square at the Whitechapel Gallery is a fascinating examination of an artistic phenomenon.
Three sophisticated collections explore the paradox of poetry.
After spending three weeks in hospital with a suspected heart condition, Adrian Munsey decided to tackle The Longest Journey — the last unfilmed Forster novel.
Our desire for historical accuracy in films, TV programmes and books often tells us more about ourselves than it does about art.
There is much we could learn from the Victorian fight against filth. A new book by Lee Jackson clears the path.
The academic side of gaming, from the formalism debate to hermeneutics in game criticism.
Half-love letter, half-biopsy, Charlie Lyne's documentary analysis of teen movies is full of flashes of madness.
Tom Humberstone’s weekly comic.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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