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At a time when women are refusing to be silenced, the US writer is a powerful voice.
Many Trump voters who live nowhere near America’s southern frontier really do want and expect a fortress wall all the way across it.
I know of no other example of a great power abandoning one of its oldest allies for no apparent reason.
The Iron Maiden lead singer discusses his new book What Does this Button Do?, edible drones, and flying.
Your weekly dose of gossip from around Westminster.
The 32-year-old is determined to shake up the deeply conservative kingdom.
A government of such low repute would be alarming at any time – but Brexit makes it all the more damaging.
If men are fundamentally weak, slaves to their baser impulses, why are they in charge?
The nimby has now met its dialectical opposite.
Away from the current scandals, the government is still pursuing its largest negotiation in decades.
The mores of international capitalism have wormed their way into all our lives.
Many parents have no choice but to outsource their children’s early development to nurseries. But at what cost?
A century ago Britain published the Balfour Declaration, hailed today as a charter document for the state of Israel. But promoting Zionism was not the real aim – it was about winning a world war.
Less than 18 months into her premiership, Theresa May presides over a lethally divided cabinet. Can anything restore her authority?
From Cannibal Apocalypse to Cannibal Holocaust, the Italian video nasty was a vivid cultural moment.
Malcolm Harris and Jean M Twenge explore the most maligned generation of them all.
Jeremy Dauber’s Jewish Comedy and Devorah Baum’s The Jewish Joke are two books hoping to answer that question.
Peter J Bowler examines how divergent beliefs about the future have shaped literature, science writing and public perceptions.
Emil Ferris’s graphic novel is an astonishing sight – woven together with shrewd writing.
While this novel is firmly rooted in reality, it glories in false identities, untrue facts and surreal contradictions.
This production at the Royal Opera House pushes the show’s reliance on its central character even further.
In one riveting moment, Didion describes the time she discovered a five-year-old on acid.
Director Sean Baker doesn’t always make it easy for us to like these characters, but any moral judgements are reserved only for snobs and hypocrites.
The surprising thing about Dylan’s evangelical Christian period? It isn’t all bad.
Heart and Soul: My Father the Priest tells their stories on BBC World Service.
Both parents and the happily child-free will enjoy this borderline revolutionary BBC Two comedy.
She’s worked out that I’ve been having a rotten time lately, and has come to cheer me up.
While humoral medicine lacked truly effective treatments, it did possess a certain wisdom.
It would save a fortune on wages, and end the transfer market.
The most valuable cognacs are stored in a cellar called a Paradis.
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