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The Austrian novelist had a feel for the mood of the streets – and spotted the warning signs of the Second World War.
Artificial intelligence may represent a threat to our humanity – but it might also offer opportunities to enhance it.
Two new but stale collections offer joyless caricatures of passion.
Pitts searches for a common identity among black people of African descent in Europe, visiting as many of their most significant communities as he can.
Nayeri works hard to put names, faces, quirks and favourite recipes to the anonymous numbers we read about – or switch off from.
In 1919, Walter Gropius established an art school in sleepy Weimar. Before long it had invented a new way of living for the 20th century.
Faced with the loss of beloved landscapes, some passionate individuals have taken action at enormous cost and personal risk.
The global influence of Maoism, from 1970s Zimbabwe to 1990s Peru.
Parodied or neglected by critics, Iris Murdoch’s work has fallen out of fashion. But, 100 years after her birth, her brilliantly fluid novels still defy convention.
The Whiting Award-winning author discusses illness, social media and her new memoir The Collected Schizophrenias.
Meet the publishers resurrecting anti-fascist book club culture, with the new Left Book Club.