Arts & Books
Anthony Gottlieb admires a rigorous refutation of belief in the paranormal
Joseph Brodsky, the great poet-exile, never revisited his beloved Petersburg. But as Rachel Polonsky remembers, he recited Auden in Cambridge
Conservatives attack Hollywood for lax morals and liberal politics. But Christopher Tookey, who sees 300 films a year, thinks that they protest too much
Radio Three's Paul Gambaccini has been the target of an ugly campaign-accusing him of driving the once highbrow music station downmarket. Edward Pearce speaks out in his defence and offers views of...
Once Irish writers had to choose between exile and conformity. Now life is too comfortable for young writers-and it shows
Contemporary Russian literature is suffering an identity crisis. Lesley Chamberlain describes how post-Soviet writers are struggling to escape the legacy of both 20th century repression and 19th...
Twenty-five years ago, two architects chose Las Vegas to highlight the divorce between contemporary architecture and popular culture. Deyan Sudjic explains how Dutch-born Rem Koolhaas is now...
It is ten years since Michael Heseltine stormed out of the cabinet over Westland. Martin Rosenbaum compares eye-witness accounts
An art exhibition full of variety and surprises has no unifying theme save that the paintings all come from National Trust houses. Marc Jordan is inspired
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