Arts & Books
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
Herb Greer is depressed by a play about the making of the Marilyn Monroe film "The Misfits." It is time to let the poor woman rest in peace foundations remain uncertain. Ernest Gellner unravels the...
Richard Dawkins-God's own atheist-has become an academic celebrity thanks to his vigorous defence of classical science. Andrew Brown reviews his recent work and argues that his DNA-determinism merely...
Christopher Tookey regrets that film scores do not receive the attention they deserve
The aesthetic apartheid which once separated opera from musicals is crumbling in Britain. A good thing too, says Herb Greer-the US should follow suit
Frederic Raphael assesses the life of Bertrand Russell, the philosopher who, if he was close to being a genius, was even closer to being a shit
Samuel Brittan reviews the Treasury's battles against impossible odds