From jealousy to cowardice to greed, the power of vices is to inspire virtue.
From bonus tracks to signed T-shirts to private concerts, do we end up here, selling not just the finished record, but every moment of the process?
Our cartoonist Tom Humberstone reflects on the Charlie Hebdo shooting and subsequent debates.
There is little to surprise a seasoned awards-watcher in this year’s nominations – Ryan Gilbey gives his verdict.
Despite strikingly similar prodigies and deranged mentors, Whiplash and Foxcatcher offer two very different takes on the mentor/pupil relationship.
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s series pushes its provocative and surreal comedy even further in its second season.
Ben Lerner’s second novel tries to emulate Walt Whitman’s democratic “I” in an age when economic imperatives trump democracy. It is a clever and timely work — as much the story of the novel’s construction as the novel itself.
Michel Houellebecq’s novel imagining his country under Islamic rule featured on the cover of last week's Charlie Hebdo. But it's not the satire you'd expect.
At this rate, the self-funded seven-inch may well make a comeback.
Anita Anand's Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary explores the life of an overlooked but important campaigner.
Marlon James's latest novel on Bob Marley and December '76 is more true for being fiction.
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.