The Goldsmiths Prize shortlisted author discusses the value of risk, the challenge of proportion, and the role of builders in contemporary thought.
It was less “Remembering Elvis”, more “Praising Bill Kenwright”.
Oscar Isaac exploits his unique charisma and mutable appearance in two of the biggest films released this awards season.
Margeret Forster's sensitive new study of a life in real estate is more than simple autobiography.
A new book on warrior women reveals the true origins of a pervasive popular archetype.
Tamsin Greig stars in the innovative Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, while the Tate Modern wallet incident presses us to ask: what is art?
The William Hill 2014 Sports Book of the Year covers the rape trial of an Australian Rules footballer -- but also raises broader questions about how to resolve a culture clash.
Suzanne Moore learns to drive and finds an accidental therapist.
There’s nothing else like this unnervingly quiet drama on our screens right now.
Film posters are addicted to showing a faceless woman from behind, with her legs framing the real hero.
Are queer and black voices being excluded from games?
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