Book of the week: Philip Roth by Blake Bailey 
Philip Roth by Blake Bailey 
In Review

Book of the week: Philip Roth by Blake Bailey 

A ‘riveting, serious and deeply intelligent’ biography of the complicated author 
9 Apr 2021
25 books for your must-read bucket list
Books
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25 books for your must-read bucket list

Ignore the outside world and immerse yourself in these classic novels
31 Mar 2021
Book of the week: Albert & the Whale 
Albert & the Whale by Philip Hoare 
In Review

Book of the week: Albert & the Whale 

Philip Hoare’s book on Dürer is a ‘captivating journey’ blending biography, art history, nature writing and memoir 
26 Mar 2021
Book of the week: Henry ‘Chips’ Channon - The Diaries, 1918-1938
Henry ‘Chips’ Channon - The Diaries, 1918-1938
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Book of the week: Henry ‘Chips’ Channon - The Diaries, 1918-1938

The diaries of the Tory MP provide an ‘unrivalled guide’ to society and politics in the interwar years
19 Mar 2021
The best books for teenagers
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The wish list

The best books for teenagers

 Teachers, librarians and writers about the books they think all teens should read by the time they’re 16
18 Mar 2021
The best books for children and young teens
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The wish list

The best books for children and young teens

Heads, teachers and librarians tell us about the books they think every child should read by the time they are 13
16 Mar 2021
Book of the week: Beyond Order by Jordan B. Peterson
Jordan B. Peterson
In Review

Book of the week: Beyond Order by Jordan B. Peterson

Though blinkered on certain issues, Peterson provides more sounds advice in his new book
12 Mar 2021

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Book of the week: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Book of the week: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

In his first novel since winning the Nobel Prize, Ishiguro tells a story with ‘devastating significance’
5 Mar 2021
Book of the week: We Are Bellingcat by Eliot Higgins
Eliot Higgins is founder of online investigation website Bellingcat (Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images)
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Book of the week: We Are Bellingcat by Eliot Higgins

In a ‘deeply impressive book’, Higgins explains the power of his ‘intelligence agency for the people’ 
26 Feb 2021
Book of the week: Fall by John Preston
Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell by John Preston
In Review

Book of the week: Fall by John Preston

In a ‘wonderfully astute’ biography, Robert Maxwell is painted as ‘the perfect villain’ 
19 Feb 2021
Book of the week: The Happy Traitor
The Happy Traitor by Simon Kuper
In Review

Book of the week: The Happy Traitor

Kuper tells the story of the ‘least known but the most damaging of all the British double agents’
12 Feb 2021
Culture Unwrapped - art in the age of Covid
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Culture Unwrapped - art in the age of Covid

Covid has made the art market more local, inclusive, and socially responsible. But how many of these changes will remain after the pandemic eases?
8 Feb 2021
Book of the week: Francis Bacon Revelations
Francis Bacon: Revelations by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan
In Review

Book of the week: Francis Bacon Revelations

Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan ‘analyse what lay beneath the mask’ of one of Britain’s most written-about painters
5 Feb 2021
Book of the week: Devils, Lusts and Strange Desires
Devils, Lusts and Strange Desires
In Review

Book of the week: Devils, Lusts and Strange Desires

Richard Bradford’s biography of Patricia Highsmith portrays a woman who ‘courted emotional violence’
29 Jan 2021
Culture Unwrapped - owning digital culture
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Culture Unwrapped - owning digital culture

The online age has given rise to new kinds of assets – digital possessions, but do they have any real-world value and what will happen to them when we…
26 Jan 2021
Book of the week: The Fall of a Sparrow by Ann Pasternak Slater
The Fall of a Sparrow by Ann Pasternak Slater
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Book of the week: The Fall of a Sparrow by Ann Pasternak Slater

Pasternak Slater delves into the unhappy tale of T.S. Eliot’s ‘problem’ wife, who ended up in a psychiatric hospital
22 Jan 2021
Book of the week: A World Beneath the Sands by Toby Wilkinson
A World Beneath the Sands by Toby Wilkinson
In Review

Book of the week: A World Beneath the Sands by Toby Wilkinson

Toby Wilkinson explores the dark side of the ‘Golden Age’ of Egyptology
15 Jan 2021
Culture Unwrapped - art and entertainment after the pandemic
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Culture Unwrapped - art and entertainment after the pandemic

The Week Unwrapped takes a whirlwind tour through the best art, music, fashion and culture that is yet to come
12 Jan 2021
Ten of the best vegetarian and vegan cookbooks
Vegetarian and vegan cookbooks
On the menu

Ten of the best vegetarian and vegan cookbooks

Check out these recipe collections and create some delicious meat-free meals
23 Dec 2020
Culture Unwrapped - how live performance will stage a comeback in 2021
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Culture Unwrapped - how live performance will stage a comeback in 2021

New technology and creative thinking will help theatre, music and dance return next year
22 Dec 2020
Books of the year: what the critics say 
Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart 
In Review

Books of the year: what the critics say 

A look at the recommended reads from the past 12 months
18 Dec 2020
Culture Unwrapped - 2020: vintage year for books or literary dud?
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Culture Unwrapped - 2020: vintage year for books or literary dud?

A look through the literary highs and lows of 2020 and our predictions for the year ahead
8 Dec 2020
Books of the Week: A Promised Land, Oh Happy Day, Olga
Barack Obama’s memoir A Promised Land
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Books of the Week: A Promised Land, Oh Happy Day, Olga

New releases from Barack Obama, Carmen Callil and Bernhard Schlink
4 Dec 2020
Books of the Week
Best books
In Review

Books of the Week

New releases by Ferdinand Mount, Anthony Quinn and Rumaan Alam
27 Nov 2020
A festive feast: the best Christmas cookbooks
Best Christmas cookbooks
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A festive feast: the best Christmas cookbooks

Serve up a series of seasonal delights with these recipe collections
25 Nov 2020
Books of the Week
Best books
In Review

Books of the Week

New releases from Joseph Henrich, Selina Hastings and Roddy Doyle
20 Nov 2020
Books of the Week
Best books
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Books of the Week

New releases by Barbara Amiel, Ed Douglas and Don DeLillo
30 Oct 2020
Books of the Week
Best books
In Brief

Books of the Week

New releases by Hermione Lee, Jane Birkin and William Boyd
23 Oct 2020
Books of the Week: Agent Sonya and Dirt
Best books
In Review

Books of the Week: Agent Sonya and Dirt

New releases by Ben Macintyre and Bill Buford
16 Oct 2020
Kenzo Takada: remembering a master of colour
Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada has died at the age of 81
In Review

Kenzo Takada: remembering a master of colour

A fresh look at the joyful and immersive biography of the Japanese designer following his death at the age of 81
6 Oct 2020
Books of the Week
Best books
In Review

Books of the Week

New releases by David Goodhart, Martin Amis and Robert Harris
2 Oct 2020
Books of the Week
Best books
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Books of the Week

New titles from Caitlin Moran, Charlie Gilmour and Nick Hornby are this week’s must-reads
25 Sep 2020
Books of the Week
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Books of the Week

This week’s three must-read books
18 Sep 2020
Five things we learn about Trump from John Bolton’s memoir
Donald Trump with John Bolton, his national security adviser
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Five things we learn about Trump from John Bolton’s memoir

US president is trying to block the publication of his former security adviser’s explosive book
18 Jun 2020