Arts & Books
The cultural and aesthetic challenges of putting Russia's national poem on the big screen
Why do we forget some paintings and cherish others?
Television's domestic makeover shows can't resolve the tension between individuality and comformity
Thomas Sowell's has a large reputation, but not large enough
Why is Graham Greene so difficult to adapt to film?
Are the loathsome anti-heroines of the new "city girl" books evidence that feminism has failed or succeeded too well?
How do you write up-lifting, start-of-an-era music? With difficulty it seems, as Kurt Masur has discovered
We are now subject to a steady flow of news about decoding the human genome and its 100,000 genes. Kevin Davies recommends Matt Ridley as a guide through the maze