Former members of a polygamous Utah cult struggle with their own #MeToo reckoning.
The prose is so clear that it feels less like writing and more like a surrendering to memory itself.
All would agree that when children lose their parents it is tragic, yet orphans have so often been neglected and abused.
BlacKkKlansman is inspired by actual events – or, as the opening titles put it, “Dis joint is based on some fo’ real, fo’ real shit.”
Overshadowed by the 1975 film, this time-passing beach read is late-summer perfection on the radio.
From Joshua Gamson’s The Fabulous Sylvester, I learnt of the birth of the San Francisco gay scene and the counterculture of the late 1960s.
Not since Conrad had a novelist so completely absorbed himself in the shifting complexities of his age.
The Russian author turned 15 years in the Gulag into fiction of extraordinary daring. His stories are timely reminders of the human cost of communism.
My first hint that something might be wrong was when I offered my 21-year-old cousin Sarah an egg sandwich.
While experts opposed 2004’s challenge to stay awake for seven nights for £100,000, its participants think reality shows today are crueller.
Today’s reboot may outshine the original, but its failure to address economic injustice makes the otherwise progressive show more backward than its predecessor.