Arts & Books
Matthew Sperling / March 21, 2017
It is difficult to think of a longer and more fruitful career in literature than the St Lucian Nobel laureate’s
Julian Baggini / March 16, 2017
Words turned our brains into minds, and got us hung up on the ghost in the machine. But a new book isn't going to banish that spectre
Tanjil Rashid / March 16, 2017
"Kapka Kassabova is no stranger to borders—to crossing them, and to the estrangement that ensues when you do"
Rafia Zakaria / March 16, 2017
"Hamid’s novel is a lyrical and timely tale, its aphoristic prose almost biblical in its repetitive cadences"
This well-written micro-biography of Ezra Pound explores the boundary between madness and genuis
"Taste and flavour are not just about what we put in our mouth"
Yohann Koshy / March 15, 2017
The Caribbean is, Jelly-Schapiro contends, at the centre of modernity—not the periphery
Helm runs through multiple policy failures on the road to the beginning of the end of the fossil fuel age
Israel's gruff soldier-statesman was the last best hope for peace
The great philosopher's final work is rigorous and lucid