Arts & Books
Has rock music become brutal and tuneless or are we just getting old? Tony Parsons says that the musical generation gap is more evident in the US than in Britain, with its tame and familiar sounding...
Christopher Tookey says that remakes reveal the cultural divide between Europe and the US
The global free market economy will inspire a countermovement-just as it did 100 years ago. David Marquand and the political economists he reviews here agree about that. But will we have to chose...
Throughout this century, Canadian literature has struggled to establish its own identity. Now, says Naim Kattan, its multiple identities are a model for the future
Italy boasts more than two thirds of the west's artistic heritage, but Italians do not read books or go to the theatre.
Christopher Tookey compares Tarantino's films with Evelyn Waugh's novels
After 30 years of shuffling and blurring, the centre left in the US thinks it has established a new hard-edged progressive creed. Stephen Pollard considers the claim that it will dominate for a...
A definitive account of Albert Camus and tries to disentangle his fiction from his life
There are two types of arts festival, says Edward Pearce-unsmart ones in pretty places and those visited by Dr Bragg and the leaders of the Republic of Letters