The birth of modern Britain
An encounter with one of the great Sixties "muses of asperity"
"The point is to be contrary for a bit. There’s too much groupthink."
Dirk Philipsen argues we need to make economic questions political again
According to a new book, the fear of mortality underlies everything we do
There are still signs of intellectual life in France
How eight mid-century American writers tried to shape the culture
The philosopher asks what we owe to returning soldiers
The prodigal son returns to some hard questions about the risks involved in giving away power