Arts & Books
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
We've always had to fight for facts—but it's particularly important right now
Sameer Rahim / June 20, 2017
This quick-fire response to the rise of Donald Trump could become a rallying point for the disaffected and angry
Fiona Mactaggart / June 20, 2017
Inequality is the defining and destructive characteristic of British society today, Nickson argues
The faculty "doesn't work like we want it to." Review: The Enigma of Reason by Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber
Alex Dean / June 20, 2017
Reason is more likely to confirm things that we want to be true, or which we already believe. So why does it exist? A new book provides the answer
Intriguing, smart and creepy: If you're yet to watch it, House of Cards’ fifth season won't disappoint
Lucinda Smyth / June 15, 2017
When Netflix announced it, even the most avid House of Cards binger struggled to muster enthusiasm. But it has turned out to be a sophisticated, riffing accompaniment to view alongside the Trump...
Elizabeth Picciuto / June 8, 2017
Theresa May and Michael Gove have both cited the author—but are her novels really an advert for conservatism?
Her first novel since The God of Small Things is both mischievous and outraged
Sarah Crompton / May 18, 2017
Hytner presided over one of the most successful periods in the National Theatre’s history; this book is a satisfying explanation of how he did it
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