Arts & Books
The final episode of Wolf Hall showed how Anne Boleyn's execution began Cromwell's downfall
Ekow Eshun / February 26, 2015
Is the capital's fabled diversity becoming lost amid a sea of generic delis and designer boutiques?
Sameer Rahim / February 24, 2015
The Labour leader promised more emphasis on culture in schools, but no extra money
Sameer Rahim / February 23, 2015
Alejandro González Iñárritu’s dark comedy about a Hollywood film star is overwrought and self-indulgent
Prospect Team / February 22, 2015
This darkly witty and magical thriller by Zinnie Harris dives into our recent European history
A quirky and quietly profound exhibition displays crowd-sourced objects that cross religious boundaries
Daniel Swift / February 19, 2015
Odysseus Abroad by Amit Chaudhuri (Oneworld, £14.99) It is a common move in post-colonial novels to revisit a previous story. JM Coetzee’s Foe and Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea each return to...
Sameer Rahim / February 19, 2015
Young Eliot: From St Louis to The Waste Land by Robert Crawford (Jonathan Cape, £25) TS Eliot didn’t want anyone to write his biography, and for a long time his widow Valerie Eliot (who died in...
Barnaby Rogerson / February 19, 2015
The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East—1914-1920 by Eugene Rogan (Allen Lane, £19.99) This is narrative history at its very best: disciplined, well-paced, judicious and...
Emma Crichton-Miller / February 19, 2015
The best galleries, exhibitions and other shows to see this month