Arts & Books
Harry Davies / January 29, 2015
One of the Natural History Museum's best loved dinosaurs is being replaced by a blue whale
Sameer Rahim / January 28, 2015
The moving memoir about training a goshawk is a winner once more
Sameer Rahim / January 23, 2015
The poet talks about poetry, climate change and his work with composer Harrison Birtwistle
Sameer Rahim / January 22, 2015
The BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Tudor novels was a subtle exploration of religion and power
Frederick Wiseman's beautiful and absorbing new film never loses sight of why people still flock to the National Gallery
Taking Command by David Richards (Headline, £20) It’s extremely rare for a genuine maverick to become a general, still less to become Chief of the General Staff and then of the Defence Staff....
Buying Time by Wolfgang Streeck (Verso, £14.99) Democracy or capitalism? That is the stark choice Wolfgang Streeck confronts us with at the end of Buying Time. Based on his 2012 Adorno Lectures,...
One historian's finely judged and heroically sustained account shows how the English invented their nation—and the idea of nationhood
Emma Crichton-Miller / January 22, 2015
The best galleries, exhibitions and other shows to see this month