Culture
05 October 2010
In 1944, the German artist Joseph Beuys, then a pilot in the Luftwaffe, was shot down in the Crimea and rescued by...
Culture
07 September 2010
It is sometimes suggested that the travel writer Bruce Chatwin was excessively preoccupied with surface, which makes it...
Books
20 August 2010
In the 1970s, the parents of a friend of mine bought a farmhouse in Scotland from Ben Greene, cousin of the better-...
Culture
19 July 2010
Fiction is, by its nature, fuelled by what-if scenarios, some more commonplace than others. Nicholas Shakespeare's...
Books
07 June 2010
In his last two novels, Imposture and A Quiet Adjustment, Benjamin Markovits considered the poet Byron from the...

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