Arts & Books
David Lodge's memoir is a sometimes-misleading story of social mobility in postwar Britain, says David Kynaston
Review: Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia by Peter Pomerantsev
Annabelle Chapman / January 22, 2015
Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia by Peter Pomerantsev (Faber, £14.99) How does the Kremlin distort reality? Peter Pomerantsev, a British journalist whose...
Anjana Ahuja / January 22, 2015
Europe Entrapped by Claus Offe (Polity Press, £16.99) The debate in the United Kingdom about Europe is usually premised on the idea that the European Union is a centre-left project. But...
A new short story by this award-winning author
Francine Prose / January 22, 2015
This perceptive novel moves between Scotland and Afghanistan
Review: The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left by Yuval Levin
Jonathan Derbyshire / January 22, 2015
The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left by Yuval Levin (Basic, £18.99) “American politics these days,” Yuval Levin writes, “can seem impossibly...
10.04 by Ben Lerner (Granta, £14.99) 10.04 takes place mostly in New York, in the 14 months between hurricanes Irene and Sandy. The narrator, a writer whose first novel sounds a lot like Ben...
Serena Kutchinsky / January 22, 2015
The Internet is Not the Answer by Andrew Keen (Atlantic, £16.99) In this ambitious new book, tech entrepreneur Andrew Keen rejects the gospel of the digital revolution. His central thesis—that...
Prospect Team / January 21, 2015
This darkly witty and magical thriller by Zinnie Harris dives into our recent European history