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As the songwriter turns 80, New Statesman contributors reflect on the many facets of his character and career.
Fractured by Yates, Things Are Against Us by Ellmann, In Youth is Pleasure by Welch and Filthy Animals by Taylor.
In a collection of eight essays, the writer Melissa Febos uses her own adolescence as a departure point for exploring the fraught process of becoming a woman.
As South Africa experiences fresh violence, the Archbishop’s life is a reminder of the human capacity for solidarity and political action.
The transformation of the four-minute indie hit into a nine-minute soundscape reflects how the pandemic has fractured our sense of time.
Billed as comedy drama, this explicit series is funny for all the wrong reasons.
This story of 70-something lesbians protests against a society dominated by youth.
The bestselling novelist on upending genre fiction, why writers must be hopeful and his shift to the left.
A new retrospective at Tate Britain reveals the paradox at the heart of her art: here is a narrative artist whose every painting tells a story, but it is never clear what those stories might be.
The Pay Off by Leibbrandt and de Terán, Connections: A Story of Human Feeling by Deisseroth, Should We Stay or Should We Go by Shriver and Interviews with an Ape by Fallon.
I fail to understand how Catholics can maintain an active relationship with the Church after its failure to apologise for unfathomable horrors.