In their different ways, Cameron and Ed Miliband are both ultimate party insiders. We face a hell of a muddle.
This was the campaign that saw the network media recognition of smaller parties - and they weren't quite prepared.
Cameron knows better than to imitate Tony Blair. After all, politicians should be steady, not needy.
From screaming hen parties to a trout called Nibbles, the most wonderful and weird moments of the past six weeks.
I keep being asked for my election predictions, but I hope I'm wrong.
The governing class has a habit of making up the constitution. It's time they showed a commitment to it.
That we've failed to have a serious discussion about foreign policy during the campaign reveals much about our politics.
Both Labour and the Tories can boast of moving the centre ground in their favour. But it is perhaps Ukip that has had the greatest influence.
Is this 1992 all over again? Could Ed Miliband stay on if he loses? Neil Kinnock talks the past, present and future with our political editor George Eaton.
Cameron talks about parental leave like a cop judging a flower show and whining Clegg has propped him up. I know what to do.
If Kate Atkinson's Life After Life pushed the boundaries of form, A God in Ruins is simpler - and tender.
Mark Cocker remembers the great naturalist's remarkable constellation of talents.
Coming in at three times the length of Paradise Lost, Carole Satyamurti's modern version of the epic is a remarkable achievement.
The Bible is, as Wilson’s title has it, the book of the people. We build our meanings together.
The latest book by anarchist anthropologist David Graeber reveals the technological age as one of total bureacracy.
Top Five is a cleverly profane version of Woody Allen's Stardust Memories, but sometimes it veers into self-sabotage.
Set in a Manchester police station, Paul Abbott's No Offence shines with wit and human insight.
BBC Radio 4's The Language of Pain explores how we talk about pain - and why it helps.
Writers are vampires who sink their fangs into other writers
Rock's gothic - or comic - bogeyman gives a masterclass in transformation at the Royal Albert Hall.
With screen actors taking the lead, Everyman and American Buffalo sparkle with cinematic swagger.
In 1939, C S Edgerley was imprisoned for forgery relating to the purchase of elm trees.
How it feels for a doctor to receive a complaint from a patient.
People intimidated by wine think that connoisseurs look down on them but it isn’t true – house wine is there to help.
I thought of this while going to the local deli to buy a carrot and a couple of onions.
Fans have no money left for books and they can look it up online, anyway.
I’m not agin’ marathon-running, but I do slightly wonder what it’s all about.
“What are you going to do about drugs?” asked a man in the street.
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