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What is most disturbing in Blake Bailey’s biography is not Roth’s behaviour, but his biographer’s apparently unthinking alignment with it.
Thorn’s paean to her friend Lindy Morrison is much more than the dynamic of a personal relationship.
The shared moral project of the next decade will be restoring the link between labour, community and a meaningful life.
The London three-piece's second album of indie folk is a poignant reflection on a long-term relationship.
This detailed exploration of life at Eton slips along so gracefully that I spent the last few chapters in a state of horror that the book didn’t have much longer to run.
As Covid-19 lockdown restrictions eased in England, allowing “non-essential” retailers to reopen, bookshops were many people's first destination.
How Paul Kagame’s Rwandan regime wooed the global elite.
The former French ambassador to the UK discusses her career and why all politicians should avoid referendums.
Philip Hoare explores how the artist’s obsession with science, magic and self-promotion paved the way for our existential age.
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The Chartered Institute of Building and the New Statesman gathered a panel of experts to discuss the wider social and economic impact of the built environment.
A new book by the son of the US president is powerful on the personal – but weak on politics.
A new poem by Mark Granier.