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salt slow takes hold of the jittering uncertainty of modern life and picks apart its meaning.
As teaching is so often discussed in terms of drudgery, disenchantment and disciplinary helplessness, Clanchy’s book is a welcome remedial.
Ellroy is a crime writing great – but has he got too close to the ugly racism of his characters?
Looking at our climate crisis with pessimism is neither constructive nor fully deserved.
Across the world, young activists are turning to old ideas. Why?
HG Wells is best known for his science fiction, but in Tono-Bungay the alien invaders are those attempting to climb the social ladder.
Hempel is already a star in the US, but her fame hasn’t quite reached across the Atlantic yet
Challenging the hysteria and questionable science around video-game use.
When we think of the land, the hills and the sea, we often don’t think of their natural sounds, but the great music inspired by them.
In the late 1970s the opportunity to halt global warming was within our grasp. Spurning it turned a crisis into a catastrophe
From Emilie Pine to Sinéad Gleeson, new Irish writers are producing essays that are at once fragmentary, fluid, personal and expansive.