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Top 5 books about unreliable therapists, chosen by Graeme Macrae Burnet
Books

Top 5 books about unreliable therapists, chosen by Graeme Macrae Burnet

Case Study author Graeme Macrae Burnet takes his pick of books exploring the trials and tribulations of opening up

Windswept & Interesting: My Autobiography by Billy Connolly: One of the greatest storytellers
Books

Windswept & Interesting: My Autobiography by Billy Connolly: One of the greatest storytellers

Billy Connolly’s long and vivid life makes for a joyous memoir, writes Paul Whitelaw.

You don’t need a penis to be a music producer: the women breaking barriers
Music

You don’t need a penis to be a music producer: the women breaking barriers

It’s so rare to see a female music producer that when Jameela Jamil got a credit on James Blake’s record, many presumed it was because he was sleeping with her. How can one of the most male-dominated professions be rebalanced?

Tenement Kid by Bobby Gillespie review: Primal Scream star strikes a tangible note of melancholy
Books

Tenement Kid by Bobby Gillespie review: Primal Scream star strikes a tangible note of melancholy

Pioneering opera about a transgender woman comes to the UK
Music

Pioneering opera about a transgender woman comes to the UK

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The website offering a new way to find diverse children’s books
Books

The website offering a new way to find diverse children’s books

From Coldplay to COP26: Is a greener music industry possible?
Music

From Coldplay to COP26: Is a greener music industry possible?

Get Up, Stand Up! – Arinzé Kene on bringing Bob Marley to the West End
Theatre

Get Up, Stand Up! – Arinzé Kene on bringing Bob Marley to the West End

In praise of the Apple TV hit The Morning Show
TV

In praise of the Apple TV hit The Morning Show

Dear Evan Hansen review: ‘Hard to know what the filmmakers were aiming for’
Film

Dear Evan Hansen review: ‘Hard to know what the filmmakers were aiming for’

Shappi Khorsandi: ‘I’d tell my 16-year-old self, you have ADHD. That’s why you failed your GCSEs’
Culture

Shappi Khorsandi: ‘I’d tell my 16-year-old self, you have ADHD. That’s why you failed your GCSEs’

‘The system is controlled by gatekeepers – Black creators are doing it their own way’
Culture

‘The system is controlled by gatekeepers – Black creators are doing it their own way’

‘Culture is who we are and what we do, not something for any sort of elite’
Culture

‘Culture is who we are and what we do, not something for any sort of elite’

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Isata and Sheku Kanneh-Mason: Our home was rich with music
Music

Isata and Sheku Kanneh-Mason: Our home was rich with music

Nathan Filer’s podcast Why Do I Feel is a series of beautifully told stories
Culture

Nathan Filer’s podcast Why Do I Feel is a series of beautifully told stories

How Ridley Road joins the dots between a housing crisis and the rise of the far right
TV

How Ridley Road joins the dots between a housing crisis and the rise of the far right

The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki: A deeply profound novel about human connection
Books

The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki: A deeply profound novel about human connection

Bewilderment by Richard Powers: Packs a hell of a punch
Books

Bewilderment by Richard Powers: Packs a hell of a punch

The Jazz is Dead label avoids being a vanity project to create something entirely new
Music

The Jazz is Dead label avoids being a vanity project to create something entirely new

Author Fiona Valpy discovers the real Casablanca
Books

Author Fiona Valpy discovers the real Casablanca

Five of the worst sexist costumes on sale this Halloween
Culture

Five of the worst sexist costumes on sale this Halloween

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Dolly Parton, Dave Grohl and Billie Piper feature in Letter To My Younger Self paperback
Books

Dolly Parton, Dave Grohl and Billie Piper feature in Letter To My Younger Self paperback

Fab films: The best documentaries about The Beatles
Music

Fab films: The best documentaries about The Beatles

Billy Bragg: ‘There’s nothing worse than giving in to your own cynicism’
Music

Billy Bragg: ‘There’s nothing worse than giving in to your own cynicism’

Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds reveals the music that saved his life
Music

Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds reveals the music that saved his life

Top 5 books about the Windrush Generation, chosen by author Paul Mendez
Books

Top 5 books about the Windrush Generation, chosen by author Paul Mendez

Exclusive: David Lloyd’s unseen drafts of iconic V for Vendetta mask
Art

Exclusive: David Lloyd’s unseen drafts of iconic V for Vendetta mask

Top 5 books for children, chosen by Matt Lucas
Books

Top 5 books for children, chosen by Matt Lucas

Checkout 19 by Claire-Louise Bennett: ‘Unlike anything you’ve read before’
Books

Checkout 19 by Claire-Louise Bennett: ‘Unlike anything you’ve read before’

Dinner Party: A Tragedy by Sarah Gilmartin: ‘A compulsive narrative drive’
Books

Dinner Party: A Tragedy by Sarah Gilmartin: ‘A compulsive narrative drive’

Author Tash Aw: ‘So many of us have multiple identities’
Books

Author Tash Aw: ‘So many of us have multiple identities’

Roger Taylor on Elvis, Freddie Mercury’s belief in Queen and his weekend with Bowie
Music

Roger Taylor on Elvis, Freddie Mercury’s belief in Queen and his weekend with Bowie

The best under-the-radar films to see at this year’s London Film Festival
Film

The best under-the-radar films to see at this year’s London Film Festival