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With Philip Roth’s death, a light on the American psyche went out
The author became a chronicler and critic of the US’s fading claim to exceptionalism
May 23, 2018
Author Aminatta Forna: 'Happiness is a strange western concept'
Tired of reading portrayals of Africa from the developed world’s perspective, the author decided to reverse the treatment
May 7, 2018
Celebrating 80 Years of Superman
We chart the history of the beloved superhero – from humble beginnings in 1938 and learning to fly in the ’40s, to a multimillion-dollar franchise today
April 29, 2018
Grease is the word: it's been 40 years since the soundtrack was released
The soundtrack sold 28 million copies and defined an era in pop music. We look at the electrifying 1970s phenomenon
April 9, 2018
Nikesh Shukla on piecing together the immigrant experience in the UK
The One Who Wrote Destiny is "about what it is to integrate and assimilate, what it is to be an immigrant, ‘the other’"
April 9, 2018
Put away the pen, Sean: your debut novel belongs on the cutting-room floor
Yet another actor has deigned to write a book. The loser will be anyone foolish enough to read it
March 29, 2018
José Carlos Martinez takes a poetic approach to Don Quixote
'I hope most of all people will feel a lot of emotion as well as appreciate the technical skill of the dancers'
March 28, 2018
Pianographique: taking the stigma away from modern classical music
Feel the music as images sway to the piano at Abu Dhabi Festival. We talk to the virtuosi who want to attract those who ‘wouldn’t be caught dead at a classical concert’
March 22, 2018
Ibn Khaldun – medieval genius alive and well in modern minds
A new book demonstrates the 14th-century polymath’s enduring influence
March 21, 2018
Review: Chelsea Clinton’s latest book is not promising enough to change history
Ben East finds its heart in the right place but the choices fail to make any real impact, though Alexandra Boiger’s illustrations shine
March 18, 2018