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Porter’s tribute to Bacon is a short work, dense with allusions, somewhere between a prose-poem and a play script.
Guha, one of India’s best-known historians and public intellectuals, is a bona fide cricket obsessive.
Why the age of Augustus still transfixes us.
The novelist and screenwriter discusses science fiction, the human soul and working with Steve McQueen on the BBC’s Small Axe series.
The writer may have regarded vegetarians as sanctimonious but he was repelled by cruelty to animals.
The master of the spy novel could be simultaneously old-fashioned and thoroughly modern – but what made his fiction Le Carré-esque?
This book acts as damning primary source material, exposing policy failings through the day-to-day life of a GP in 2020.
Szejnert's Ellis Island, Murata's Earthlings, Rosenbloom's Dark Archives and Erpenbeck's Not a Novel.
The literary highlights of the year ahead, from family sagas to historical fiction.
The literary highlights of the coming year span everything from big-picture investigations into the pandemic to moving personal memoirs.
As the respected computer scientist Michael Wooldridge explains, AI is the story of an effort to impose the order of mathematics on to the messiness of the real world.