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Margaret Atwood, David Mitchell and more take part in the Future Library project.
The European commissioner for competition is taming the tech giants.
IS tells its members they are divinely obligated to fight for its cause, but that results come from God.
“It was a catastrophe,” says the Tory MP and grandson of Churchill about the June general election.
Your weekly dose of gossip from around Westminster.
The journalist on column inspiration, Harry Styles, and a package from Mosul.
Courses would not be flooded with idiots any more than public libraries are besieged by illiterates.
She won the ultimate prize, and then tossed it away so carelessly.
Her “relaunch” has only brought her sell-by date closer.
The rugby referee, unavoidably, now adjudicates as much as he officiates.
The rise of populism in Britain and France is the result of a restless “crowd electorate”. Both countries' future stability depends on their changing relationship with the EU.
The Almeida's young associate director has a reputation for criticising the rest of the theatre world. But, he says, he's just trying to strip away the “plastic casing” from classic texts such as Hamlet and 1984.
Author Adam Scovell’s tone is perfectly pitched between articulate academic and box-set binger.
Paul Batchelor reviews his Night Sky with Exit Wounds, plus new works from Adam O’Riordan and Colette Bryce.
A new poem by Declan Ryan.
Author Tom Jeffreys trekked from London to Birmingham, and found no easy answers.
Elif Batuman's novel follows an 18-year-old aspiring writer through her first year at Harvard.
RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR sometimes feels like drifting, from Cromarty to Cape Cod to Porthmadog.
Christopher Jackson’s book tries to explain the delirium of the Wimbledon champion’s devotees.
Roots, Radicals and Rockers is full of great characters and vignettes of bracingly different times.
We are conditioned to be annoyed by everything the U2 frontman does.
Tate Modern offers a powerful glimpse into the civil rights struggle.
The band's new album Something to Tell You combines mature lyrics and ridiculously catchy hooks.
Her delicate touch as a director keeps the mood frisky, even at its most fraught.
Two fashionable new plays, Ink and Committee, look behind the front page stories.
Actress Ruth Gemmell chills on BBC Radio 4 Extra.
Morgan Matthews impresses with his BBC4 documentary This Was My Dad.
The rich legacy of the American nature writer, tax dodger, moralist, activist . . . and pencil manufacturer.
I mean, seriously, what is the point?
The rota developed more gaps than an exceptionally holey piece of Emmental cheese.
Alternatively, 22 croissants, or 32 slices of tarte tatin.
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