Culture
03 February 2011
Of the 19 fairy tales in Ludmilla Petrushevskaya's slim volume, those that don't immediately slip into apocalyptic...
Books
16 April 2009
Vladimir Mayakovsky died twice. First, he shot himself in morning dress, leaving behind a poem explaining that “The...
Books
12 March 2009
Why is it that, nearly 20 years after the abolition of apartheid in South Africa, the works of fiction in your local...
Books
21 August 2008
Julie Burchill, communist, Thatcherite, anti- interventionist Bush lover that she is, has spent the past two decades...
Books
15 May 2008
For authors slogging away on £4,000 a year, it must be galling that last year, Crystal, the novel by the glamour girl...
Books
15 May 2008
Ever since the fixed grins on daytime TV sofas started telling us what to read, the reader has been a ready couch...
TV and Radio
28 May 2007
Recently, the manager of Chelsea Football Club, José Mourinho, was arrested and cautioned over what the press dubbed "...