Culture

The Perfect Golden Circle review: Not just another take on the cultural fights of the ’80s
Book reviews

The Perfect Golden Circle review: Not just another take on the cultural fights of the ’80s

Benjamin Myers’ novel is comic at heart, even though jokes themselves are hard to come by, writes Patrick Maxwell.

Book reviews: Vladimir by Julia May Jonas and Either/Or by Elif Batuman
Book reviews

Book reviews: Vladimir by Julia May Jonas and Either/Or by Elif Batuman

Two very different novels that take place against the backdrop of American academia.

Sandra Newman’s The Men: A crunchy and compelling dystopia
Book reviews

Sandra Newman’s The Men: A crunchy and compelling dystopia

From the author of The Heavens, The Men sees women left behind to grieve and forced to rebuild.

David George Haskell: What my grandfather taught me about birdsong
Books

David George Haskell: What my grandfather taught me about birdsong

Top 5 children’s books set in Africa, chosen by Efua Traoré
Books

Top 5 children’s books set in Africa, chosen by Efua Traoré

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Fragile: The Taiwanese protest song that China couldn’t silence
Protest

Fragile: The Taiwanese protest song that China couldn’t silence

Orlam by PJ Harvey review: Singer-songwriter’s poetry book is a rich and unwieldy epic
Book reviews

Orlam by PJ Harvey review: Singer-songwriter’s poetry book is a rich and unwieldy epic

BetterPod: Paris Marx on Silicon Valley and the future of transportation
transport

BetterPod: Paris Marx on Silicon Valley and the future of transportation

P.P. Arnold: ‘I was in a relationship with a white boy that just happened to be Mick Jagger’
Letter to my Younger Self

P.P. Arnold: ‘I was in a relationship with a white boy that just happened to be Mick Jagger’

What would a world without borders look like?
Books

What would a world without borders look like?

Book reviews: The Candy House and Eyes of the Void
Book reviews

Book reviews: The Candy House and Eyes of the Void

Top 5 books for young nature lovers, chosen by Dr Jess French
Books

Top 5 books for young nature lovers, chosen by Dr Jess French

Nudes by Elle Nash: short, sharp and sometimes shocking
Book reviews

Nudes by Elle Nash: short, sharp and sometimes shocking

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There really is a number so big it could make your mind implode
Number crunching

There really is a number so big it could make your mind implode

Born to run riot with surge pricing – ticket agencies have become the ticket touts
Music

Born to run riot with surge pricing – ticket agencies have become the ticket touts

A Certain Hunger by Chelsea G Summers: a delve inside the mind of a monster
Book Review

A Certain Hunger by Chelsea G Summers: a delve inside the mind of a monster

Asim Chaudhry in The Sandman: ‘I actually auditioned for Cain. They thought I was a bit too nice’
TV

Asim Chaudhry in The Sandman: ‘I actually auditioned for Cain. They thought I was a bit too nice’

Gary Numan: ‘Fame is like jumping onto a speeding train. At some point you lose your grip’
Letter To My Younger Self

Gary Numan: ‘Fame is like jumping onto a speeding train. At some point you lose your grip’

Simon Brodkin on his ADHD diagnosis
Comedy

Simon Brodkin on his ADHD diagnosis

This Is The Modern World: New exhibition showcases Paul Weller from The Jam to The Style Council
Music

This Is The Modern World: New exhibition showcases Paul Weller from The Jam to The Style Council

BetterPod: Jonn Elledge on how to avoid falling for conspiracy theories
conspiracies

BetterPod: Jonn Elledge on how to avoid falling for conspiracy theories

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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow review: A friendship tale that straddles Shakespeare and gaming
Book review

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow review: A friendship tale that straddles Shakespeare and gaming

Top 5 books about multicultural London, chosen by Ania Bas
Top 5 books

Top 5 books about multicultural London, chosen by Ania Bas

Lev Parikian: The man who tracked the 72 seasons
Nature

Lev Parikian: The man who tracked the 72 seasons

Why you should check out Jonny Trunk and his treasure trove of strange music
Music

Why you should check out Jonny Trunk and his treasure trove of strange music

Comedian Chloe Petts: ‘Wake up! Cancel culture doesn’t exist’
Comedy

Comedian Chloe Petts: ‘Wake up! Cancel culture doesn’t exist’

Uncovering the real Keith Richards
Documentary

Uncovering the real Keith Richards

Louise Pentland: ‘I definitely parent differently because I have lost a parent’
Parenting

Louise Pentland: ‘I definitely parent differently because I have lost a parent’

New exhibition Grown Up in Britain: 100 Years of Teenage Kicks shows the spirit of rebellion
Art

New exhibition Grown Up in Britain: 100 Years of Teenage Kicks shows the spirit of rebellion

What made Neighbours so special? Let the superfans explain
TV

What made Neighbours so special? Let the superfans explain

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent
Summer survival guide

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent

Ardal O’Hanlon: ‘As a writer, you want to look into the abyss’
Culture

Ardal O’Hanlon: ‘As a writer, you want to look into the abyss’

How Neighbours changed the world
TV

How Neighbours changed the world

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