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.
Harper Lee's newly released novel may not win another Pulitzer, but it's far more honest and mature about the complexity of racism in the South.
Better to give the viewer a quiet moment to absorb such horror than to attempt to underline it with one’s own feelings.
“I think a popular movement might arise from this to take action and lead to new politics!” thrilled a guest on Athens International Radio.
Ed Caesar's new book asks if the record is breakable - and who could break it.
There's a struggle at the heart of Ant-Man between the corporate and the eccentric.
Former New Statesman editor Peter Wilby reviews a new biography of John Freeman.
Kiš abhorred nationalism and prized literature as a global language.
Despite the decades that have gone by, the early days of space exploration hold an enduring fascination.
And will we recognise the place when we get there. . . ?
Why when one creative claims to turn his glass into an oak tree, we accept it as a heart-breaking reaction to loss, and when another does the same, it's confusingly pointless?
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