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Cultural notebook

Forty years on, Monty Python is often called the most influential British comedy ever. In fact, it had almost no influence at all
Sam Leith  

The art of prize-fighting

Prizes are a vital part of the modern market for serious literature, but they're also increasingly flawed and compromised. At their best, however, they can still be an important mechanism for ensuring literature's future as a public art
Tom Chatfield