This column has been appearing in Prospect for three years. The prison authorities are finally getting cross
Arrogant science? Dear Bryan, We both agree that genetics is the issue of our age. Reading the human genome, understanding how genes work and how to manipulate them, will feed us massive draughts of...
The author regrets his small role in the poll tax debacle and the beginning of the end of Tory hegemony
Europe's bankers are busy with another takeover boom. But are the corporate financiers just glorified estate agents?
Pamela Meadows welcomes an accessible overview of women and work, but is not convinced by its gloomy picture of a world of workless men and exploited women
Oliver Sacks's bizarre neuro-histories have made him one of the world's most celebrated doctor-writers. But what is he like as a doctor—in the ward, on the street, making a house call?
Gilbert Kaplan is a businessman with little musical training who has learnt to conduct Mahler's 2nd symphony. Last year he was in St Petersburg, next month it's Moscow
Tom Wolfe's latest novel, "A Man in Full," has earned him the title of America's new Dickens. But his realism is nothing like Dickens's. Wolfe's characters are grotesquely typical and monstrously...
According to the bestselling book, women are from Venus while men are from Mars. If this is true, Venus may be more peaceful but it also has more currencies. Two recent polls show that the gender gap...