From James Baldwin to Susan Sontag: the American authors labelled enemies of the state.
“Welcome to life, Kennedy. It’s often unfair.”
As a portraitist and latterly a chronicler of the American persona, Avedon was a true visual shape-shifter.
The ruthless, hyper-materialist white-male world of the US president is by no means new.
Nicole Krauss's novel is defiantly and brilliantly novel.
As can be gathered from the title, Jacobson’s target is the current president of the United States.
It’s one of the stranger verities of US politics: the way that so many members of the beleaguered working and middle classes have become wary of any politician who talks about social democracy.
Tracy Daugherty’s biography of Joan Didion is most interesting when it comes to highlighting the complex dynamics inherent in a long and singular writing career.
Trying to explain the French mindset to the Anglo-Saxon world is a literary subgenre.
Lawrence Osborne's new book, set in Cambodia, grapples with manifold questions about identity.