Arts & Books
With the success of her new film Wonder Woman, Patty Jenkins looks to have triple-kicked through the Hollywood’s glass ceiling. But are things really getting better for women who direct films, or...
Robert Douglas-Fairhurst / June 22, 2017
The capital has always been a place of liberation for the gay community. But as the old haunts close down how long will that last?
Minoo Dinshaw / June 22, 2017
Thomas Dilworth on an artist who has slipped through the floorboards of history—who he believes was "far greater" than Blake
Chris Moss / June 22, 2017
Reading this novel, one drifts along happily on Tokarczuk's flights of fancy, as her travels across space give way to journeys through history and deep into the psyche
Two new books explore how surgeons must be resolute and merciless
Ian Sansom / June 21, 2017
And with it, Self guns for literary immortality
"Radical and refreshing." Review—Mona Lisa: The People and the Painting by Martin Kemp and Giuseppe Pallanti
Alastair Smart / June 21, 2017
The sober truth about the Mona Lisa’s origins is explored in this new book
Ian Irvine / June 21, 2017
This new book about hegemony provides "withering analysis," and asks: how much is obedience based on coercion and how much on consent?
Jay Elwes / June 21, 2017
This startlingly vivid book about the British men who ended up working for Hitler is haunted by an uncomfortable question