Food and Drink
12 June 2000
In the winter of 1912, the leading publishing houses in Paris were offered a 900-page first novel, Les Intermittences...
Books
15 November 1999
The Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami is one of the most compellingly original voices in world literature. Born in...
Culture
13 September 1999
"Sculpture is what you bump into when you back up to look at a painting." This famous put-down has been attributed to...
Culture
12 March 1999
As cultural deaths go, the imminent death of painting has been more widely predicted than most. The Royal Academy's...
Books
15 January 1999
Does serious fiction still have an instructive purpose? The old Leavisite notion, if I remember correctly, was that by...
Culture
13 November 1998
Art forms have to take their turns in the sun. Cultural studies departments and the weekend supplements might have us...