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Ellen Peirson-Hagger is the New Statesman's culture assistant.
Shooting the Mafia, follows Letizia Battaglia, a fearless photojournalist who faced up to the Cosa Nostra.
A vast new public art project from McQueen captures 76,000 primary school pupils at a crucial point in childhood.
I’m With the Band follows Nasty Cherry – a new rock group put together by Charli XCX – as they try to become “the best band of 2019”. Should we believe the hype?
The Illinois-born author wins this year’s prize for “fiction at its most novel” with her 1,000-page epic.
The ensemble merges choral music and electronica to create a sound that throbs with the rage of Brexit Britain.
Vesna Main on her Goldsmiths-shortlisted novel Good Day?, blurring fiction and non-fiction, and why the classic realist novel doesn’t resonate with her.
On the eve of the release of his third album, the guitarist talks imposter syndrome, learning from collaborators, and wishing he had more black fans.
This Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted book, told entirely in unattributed dialogue, offers a fast-paced, intimate discussion of sex work, gender bias, blame and marital faithfulness.
Meredith started out playing the clarinet in local Edinburgh wind bands. I wonder if she imagined then that she’d use the instrument to make music as unrelentingly fun as this.
Rico Racks has been banned from rapping “booj”, but that doesn’t make heroin non-existent in his life, or in the lives of his listeners.