In this centenary year of her birth, Carrington is at last receiving the attention she deserves.
Leif Wenar's Blood Oil skillfully reveals the link between the consumer goods we purchase and the violence with which their raw materials are obtained.
Plus: bizarre jokes and the #OscarsSoWhite race controversy.
I lie in bed until The World at One, / why should my heart go off with an alarm?
Attempts to ban the liquour in Russia failed, and Britain drank 9.9 million litres of it last year. But not all vodka is created equal.
James elevated the novel to a higher plane – but 100 years after his death, it’s his surprising memoirs and essays that are enjoying a revival.
We don’t do badly in the Eurovision Song Contest because everybody hates us – we just haven’t been analysing the winning songs in enough detail. Luckily, one of the six hopefuls for the UK entry is in D minor…
I'd heard about what happened to Harry Parker in Afghanistan, and so at first I was a little nervous about reviewing his novel. I needn't have worried.
Shipping is a complicated and subversive way of responding to a story’s characters – there’s a whole lot more to it than just “getting them together”.
The first questions about the loss of human identity in a tech-filled world were raised in Mamoru Oshii’s 1995 hit film.
Too often these days, particularly in commercial cinema, the credo seems to be more is more.
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