The dystopias of Chinese science fiction are resonating in a world facing existential threats.
At 26, Édouard Louis is a literary sensation for his bruisingly honest accounts of poverty and violence. He’s also a social crusader who has joined the gilets jaunes to upend the French status quo.
At 26, the French author is a literary sensation for his bruisingly honest accounts of society’s inequalities. He’s also a social crusader determined to upend the French status quo.
Has lingering imperial nostalgia found new expression through Brexit?
To call this novel original doesn’t do justice to such a phantasmagoric work of art.
The publication of these extraordinary, sometimes hallucinatory diaries reveals one of the great witnesses to 20th-century Europe’s catastrophe.
Order what the hell you want, relish your own company, and enjoy a dessert with just the one spoon.
The novelist talks Angela Rayner, the bus routes of London, and Artemisia Gentileschi.
What does being queer really mean? I’ve asked people who have studied queer theory, who know all the right definitions. But I still can’t describe what it is to be a queer person: how you know when you are one.
Global population boom may now be turning to population bust. The consequences, for better or worse, will shape our future.