Books
03 January 2008
“I think I’ve got a large-sized case of the 21st-century blues,” Kim Deitch confides in Alias the Cat. It’s easy to...
Books
03 January 2008
Since 2003, Will Self has been using “PsychoGeography”, his column in the Independent, to mull over various adventures...
Books
06 December 2007
Most first-time novelists could describe their work as “somewhat autobiographical”. But when the novelist in question...
UK Politics
22 November 2007
When it comes to inequality, it takes only a quick glance at the World Economic Forum's Gender Gap Index, published...
International Politics
22 November 2007
If it hadn't been for the Ukrainian politician Yulia Tymoshenko in her white leather flying suit, suspended in space...
Health
01 November 2007
Vulnerable young people who habitually use cannabis are more likely to become locked into a vicious cycle of drug use...
Politics
25 October 2007
It's a truism that old people like to gripe about their health, but the Glaswegian author and artist Alasdair Gray has...
Film
29 August 2007
This year’s live festival line-up included everything from opera by the Windsor Group to Kalki the Hula Girl (better...
Culture
20 August 2007
If you visit Edinburgh during this final week of the Festival, I'm sure you'll have a great time, but I can tell you...
Books
12 July 2007
Paul and Elinor are students at the Slade School of Art when they meet in early 1914, but at the outbreak of war Paul...
Books
12 July 2007
Calling a novel Lost Paradise invites a daunting comparison, but Cees Nooteboom has the reputation and the chutzpah to...
International Politics
14 May 2007
Approaching the Bible as the case notes for a family in therapy, Jeremy Young identifies God as the abusive husband of...
Books
30 April 2007
Most readers of J M Coetzee’s third collection of essays will pick up the book because of its author’s distinguished...
Culture
09 April 2007
Seizure is a densely poetic, precisely constructed novel about storytelling. Janet has been raised by her father on...
Books
02 April 2007
Toby Litt, one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists for 2003, plans to write a book for each letter of the...

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