Depression is often passed from parents to their children. Margaret Drabble, who was a depressive child, believes that it is possible to break the chain of suffering
Sports movies remain popular because they are about dreams and achievement-themes at the heart of narrative film-making. But Christopher Tookey regrets the death of sportsmanship
The Silicon Valley elite have rejected the Democratic politics of their parents in favour of an aggressive individualism. Paulina Borsook looks at the ideology of techno-libertarians
In post-Thatcher Britain, we are nostalgic for social cohesion and a sense of belonging. But Michael Ignatieff argues that we cannot reconcile freedom with belonging. New Labour's stakeholding and...
To the consternation of his scholarly peers, Daniel Goldhagen's book on the Holocaust has become a bestseller in Germany and the US. Jeffrey Herf says that the book is ahistorical and unoriginal
As gay fiction flourishes in an increasingly tolerant atmosphere, a certain literary parochialism has set in. Michael Ratcliffe travels the road from "Dorian Gray" to "Mike and the Marines"
Prospect has arrived on the internet, the first mainstream British political magazine to pitch its tent on the superhighway. And it's pretty, too. From now on you will be able to interrogate our...
Cioran is a Romanian genius, a philosopher who can turn extreme anguish into supreme elegance. But, as Duncan Fallowell finds out, no one seems to care