The Goldsmiths Prize shortlisted author discusses the value of risk, the challenge of proportion, and the role of builders in contemporary thought.
Green, one-eyed men, a chubby, disfigured dwarf, writhing worms with humanoid faces, aborted foetuses and vast, white eggs with red jigsaw patterns on them.
Nora Webster is the tale of a woman inside a house. It’s a small house in a small town in Ireland, in the late 1960s and Nora, recently widowed, lives here with her two teenage sons and her daughters who, like the house, are semi-detached.
The forest was where a traveller could become lost for ever and lose his rational bearings, as in the Arthurian tale of the Forest of Beguilement, a place, as Spenser puts it, full of “wayes unknowne”.
Nicholas Lezard’s Down and Out column.
Rego’s latest fairy-tale visions give terror a face – but their deepest secrets remain hidden from view.
Tom Humberstone’s weekly comic.
Having listened to the show for three weeks, I am repeatedly struck by its unusually fluctuating tone.
Two publications ostensibly designed to provide reassurance and wisdom to parents of primary-age children and perhaps to tap in to the ever-growing “pushy parenting” market.
Suzanne Moore’s weekly column, Telling Tales.
No country has ever left the EU before, so there's no map for where we're going.
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