Arts & Books
Peter Carey: "I don't think forgetting is a peculiarly Australian habit—trauma victims do it all the time"
Jonathan Derbyshire / October 31, 2014
Peter Carey © Laura Wilson In his new novel "Amnesia," double Booker winner Peter Carey excavates some of the most significant moments in modern Australian history: from the "Battle of Brisbane"...
The comedian-turned-activist styles himself as a pupil of Chomsky, but his new book only furthers the cause of the establishment he rails against
A musical revelation is taking place in Oxford
Helen McCarthy / October 20, 2014
Women were not allowed to work in the Foreign Office until the 1940s. Why did it take so long for this last bastion of sexism to fall?
Venus Backfire / October 20, 2014
"The art world seems to not be able to grasp the fact that I am still here, still working, still making art. I had a baby, not a lobotomy"
From Mean Streets to Goodfellas, Martin Scorsese has shaped modern cinema
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A new book about Hannah Arendt reveals the playful side of one of the 20th century's most celebrated thinkers
Philip Ball / October 16, 2014
What do you make of quantum theory? One response is that it is weird or hopelessly mind-boggling. But many of the tropes of quantum physics have permeated cultural discourse, among them quantum...