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A new film of the American classic asks whether grown women can retain the spirited independence of their girlhood. It’s a question that Louisa May Alcott and her pioneering family understood all too well.
In the city of Leiden, the budding artist was surrounded with industrious craftsmen, freethinking printers and cutting-edge science
From aliens in love to a reindeer gone bad.
He was a child outlaw who embraced his own “evil” in search of an authentic life. But society turned Genet’s rebellion into bourgeois conformity
Social isolation is a growing modern phenomenon. But can we treat it as a disease?
The 88-year-old writer on truth-telling, the Irish backstop and the elusive “love object” that has haunted her life.
A new book explains that women pioneered the study of other cultures.
This complex and exceptional book explores the legacy of the “desk killer”.
Best, if inadequately, described as a biography, this book’s lack of a subtitle or introduction or any clue to intentions is telling: anything may be included or excluded.
A new book explores how big tech threatens democracy.
Winston Churchill said Clement Attlee was a modest man who had much to be modest about. But they worked together to help save their country.