Arts & Books
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?
Jeffrey Hart on a satisfying new biography of the American poet Robert Frost, who deserves to be up with Yeats and Eliot in the poetry pantheon
The painter Susannah Fiennes continues an occasional column in which she tells us what is happening in great paintings. This month, "Perseus and Andromeda" by Titian
Samuel Brittan on an imperfect book which nevertheless should be read by as many people as possible
How do you write up-lifting, start-of-an-era music? With difficulty it seems, as Kurt Masur has discovered
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Philip Ball / September 16, 2020