Sullivan and Smith have little in common, but both are creating urgent, skilful work.
History shows that the US has often been far nobler than many of the politicians chosen to guide it.
Throughout his presidency, Obama read ten letters from US citizens every day, slipped to him in a purple folder.
Overcome adversity, nurture great ambition, and never aggrandise yourself – leadership lessons, from Lincoln to LBJ.
Early female socialists never figure in any roll-call of great suffragettes, because they objected on principle to a campaign that would leave so many disenfranchised.
In this Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted novel, as elsewhere, Josipovici favours a sort of insidious obliqueness.
Boyd’s career consists of an endless flow of stories in the great realist tradition, with strong plots, well-rounded characters, and written in a language that anyone can understand.
China’s leader points to external enemies but his biggest problems are at home.
Dunn talks to women about, well, everything: sex, love, bodies, identity, marriage, motherhood, politics, ageing, work, freedom and money.
Exploring the role played by negative emotions in recent history.
Cod, carp, eel, herring and salmon might seem an odd quintet, but these charismatic, story-rich species changed our nation.