John Lloyd meets Max Clifford, the modern myth maker who yearns to represent Princess Diana
Our century has seen the triumph of Eduard Bernstein's evolutionary socialism against revolutionary utopias. Stephen Tindale says that we must now prepare for evolutionary environmentalism
It is not a happy time for big publishers in Britain. But Andrew Franklin, who recently left Penguin to set up his own company, Profile Books, sees good times ahead for nimble independent houses
Can criminals blame their genes? Is IQ or sexuality genetically determined? Annabel Gillings says that recent advances in genetics have increased our understanding of the biological basis of...
Tarantino is a 1990s icon whose films are both delightful and dismaying. Anthony Julius decodes their appeal, saves the director from himself, but worries about his future
Is the idea of progress dead? Alain Finkielkraut, the French philosopher, says that as we approach the millennium, our faith in progress remains undimmed, while progress itself has died.
Central bank independence is now supported across the political spectrum. But James Forder says the arguments for independence are special pleading by sectional interests
Recent progress in the fight against Aids shows that throwing money at problems can work
AC Grayling surveys the essential literature from Homer to Thubron