From the Long Players series: writers on their most cherished albums.
When politics is built on fictions, it’s fiction that can help us get to truth.
"I’d forgotten that Bowie had ever recorded that song, and with Bing Crosby of all people."
By conjuring mythic landscapes, the novelist and children’s fantasy writer Alan Garner unleashed his fury at the injustices of postwar Britain.
The art critic who contains multitudes.
Barbara Hepworth’s work and its universe of meaning.
War and the sound of our ancestral voices.
The Chartered Institute of Building and the New Statesman gathered a panel of experts to discuss the wider social and economic impact of the built environment.