Odes to cakes and sweets throughout history
Caroline O'Donoghue / November 10, 2020
Families spent the 1990s attaching these big glass rooms to their homes, only to quickly discover they were useless for most of the year. What a fitting parable for the weirdness of suburban life
Shared working spaces were losing popularity even before the pandemic forced us into working from home. Will we miss them more than we think?
Charlotte Higgins / November 9, 2020
We have the story of Pandora from two 7th-century BC poems by Hesiod. But some things have been lost in translation
Hephzibah Anderson / November 8, 2020
Reading to my daughter in the just-the-two-of-us home, I'm beginning to appreciate a different sort of literary canon
Jonathan Nunn / November 7, 2020
Whether it’s Middlesbrough’s chicken parmos, Cardiff’s cheesy chips or Glasgow’s munchy boxes, the late-night snack is the purest expression of a city’s culture
Zadie Smith considers herself to have no survival instinct. I stock survival guidebooks on my bookshelf. But are we really that different?
Ian Irvine / October 7, 2020
Letters and extracts both new and old
Caroline O'Donoghue / October 6, 2020
In the words of a very old song: Óró, sé do bheatha ‘‘bhaile. Welcome home
Secret Barrister: “make legal aid universally available for anybody charged with a criminal offence”
Prospect Team / October 6, 2020
The lawyer and author also tells Prospect they "always wanted to be a comedy writer"