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In his latest novel, Lerner attempts to use 1990s America to explain Donald Trump’s US, a nation hamstrung by a degraded political discourse and toxic masculinity run rampant.
Wiener is a keen social observer and scene-setter, especially attuned to the hypocrisies of the hubristic young men of Silicon Valley.
Are women drawn to imagining other lives because their own are still so constrained?
Wells was a prolific and visionary writer – but his major legacy is political.
A study of 21st-century pop music by Nate Sloan and Charlie Harding allows readers to ask more of pop by explaining how popular music works, and why it matters.
Two new books explore the 20th-century individuals and collectives that opposed fascism.
Bourne’s affinity with outsiders drove his vision of making North America a united states of communities. A century on, his writings have become more relevant than ever
A small patch of London encouraged high thoughts and hard work in the unconventional female writers who made it their home.
From the planet’s last days to Thomas Cromwell’s: a 2020 reading list.
Frédéric Pierucci uses his experience of arrest and imprisonment in the US to tell the story of a long, quiet trade war waged by America against the rest of the world.