Arts & Books
Most of the year, we love musical variety. But at Christmas, we come back to the same hits time and time again. Is it just tradition? Or is there something more?
Game Theory is a neatly-crafted 21st-century take on a genre of literary fiction—the light-hearted, plot-driven romp—that has drifted out of fashion
Plus a DH Lawrence revival
Our appetite for Trumpology seems to be insatiable
Josie Mitchell / December 8, 2018
Melmoth is a book obsessed with morality, but littered with internal contradictions
Plus Katie Paterson at Turner Contemporary in Margate
Can we grade works of fiction? Novelist and short story prize judge Benjamin Markovits thinks we can—and tells us how
The late style of the graphic novelist is both enticingly accessible and disturbingly perceptive
Caspar Salmon / December 5, 2018
Caught between rising property prices and the popularity of online streaming services, cinemas are flogging a luxury "experience"