The bestselling author of Lincoln in the Bardo on talking to ghosts, following the Trump campaign, and giving up writing like a hipster.
The penultimate episode of Girls, which saw the quartet in one room for the twelfth and last time, was what many viewers expected. The true ending - focusing on Marnie and New York - was more surprising.
How Caesar’s murder set the template for political assassination.
Yo Zushi looks back at Hanson's 1997 hit.
“A monster is a fear assuming a form” is a pretty neat definition with which to embark on a whizzy cultural history of fiends and ghouls in the contemporary imagination.
Left and right alike seem to have nodded through the half-baked utilitarianism and economism of much recent policy.
The creator of the marmalade-loving bear on rudeness, refugees - and working seven days a week, even at Christmas.
At a Brooklyn dinner party everyone can agree that Donald Trump is a monster. Can’t they?
Why your favourite comic book publisher sounds like your least favourite elderly relative.
"Why aren't there more women on University Challenge?" lament the same newspapers which cheerfully objectify young female contestants.
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