In 1988, Marxism Today put out a list of "modern" and "new" things. Now, with the future of the left forcing us to radically rethink the "new times", the New Statesman has updated the list for 2016.
How credulous does Chris Chibnall think we are?
One of South Africa's most accomplished prose stylists gets a timely reissue.
William Blake’s “infernal method” is revealed in an exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
There was a bit more to Agincourt than a dozen Rada graduates standing around between two curtains.
Two very different biographical works give surprising insight into the great composer's character.
In many ways, January diets are as self-indulgent as the Christmas binge.
Failing hardware and Withnail occupy Nicholas Lezard.
Another Soho landmark bites the dust.
The physicist is held up as an example of what you can achieve in life if you have a disability, but he was only diagnosed with motor neurone disease when he was 21 – his career was set in motion while he was still able-bodied.
Are we about to enter an “age of games”?
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