The Goldsmiths Prize shortlisted author discusses the value of risk, the challenge of proportion, and the role of builders in contemporary thought.
Misogyny both creates and thrives on women’s intellectual insecurities, implying that dissent merely signifies one’s inability to access a greater, higher truth.
From jealousy to cowardice to greed, the power of vices is to inspire virtue.
From bonus tracks to signed T-shirts to private concerts, do we end up here, selling not just the finished record, but every moment of the process?
Our cartoonist Tom Humberstone reflects on the Charlie Hebdo shooting and subsequent debates.
There is little to surprise a seasoned awards-watcher in this year’s nominations – Ryan Gilbey gives his verdict.
Despite strikingly similar prodigies and deranged mentors, Whiplash and Foxcatcher offer two very different takes on the mentor/pupil relationship.
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s series pushes its provocative and surreal comedy even further in its second season.
Ben Lerner’s second novel tries to emulate Walt Whitman’s democratic “I” in an age when economic imperatives trump democracy. It is a clever and timely work — as much the story of the novel’s construction as the novel itself.
At this rate, the self-funded seven-inch may well make a comeback.
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?