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According to Pascal Bruckner, no matter how much we buy or how hard we try, the pursuit of happiness is a doomed enterprise. Valid points, but a real moral theorist would seek to change this.
March 4, 2011
An unholy and unwitting alliance of conflicting political and economic interests have over the last half-century undermined American society – and it's only going to get worse.
February 18, 2011
There is a kind of fiction that creates for its readers a world they are reluctant to leave, so that some of them try to take up residency there.
February 11, 2011
Read on everything from Kindles to iPads, the e-book has undergone a massive uspwing in popularity - and its success mirrors that of another, much older innovation in publishing.
December 31, 2010
In a new presidential autobiography George W Bush seeks to portray himself as a man of action. Yet the book's haste and lack of insight tell another story about his term in office.
December 24, 2010
Samuel Moyn's The Last Utopia is a powerful and finely wrought examination of the evolution, and future, of human rights.
December 3, 2010
In a searching new book, the Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat examines themes of exile and diasporic identity.
November 4, 2010
A study of modern publishing skips clichés about commercialisation to reveal a strategic game in which the balance of power is shifting.
October 15, 2010
By concentrating on the disappointments of the Obama administration, Tariq Ali ignores an even more unsettling trend of right-wing rhetoric.
October 1, 2010
Christopher Hitchens' memoir finds no regrets in a life of polemical fervour among famous friends. You may feel like throwing it across the room, but then you will want to pick it up again.
June 11, 2010
US military failed to account for $715 million in aid to Syrian anti-ISIS partners
Poor visibility led to Fujairah ship collision, court hears
A complete guide to all the music at Hay Festival Abu Dhabi
World pizza acrobatics champion serves up a slice of fun in Dubai
Loud suits, big mouth, and a smile - Tyson Fury is in his element