Ever deeper into a despot

Surprisingly, Volker Ullrich informs us that while there has been no shortage of biographical…

15 December 2017 - 11.12 AM

Dark, darker, darkest

Strangely, it seems to us, film noir is one of the most precisely defined genres in the great art of…

08 December 2017 - 10.12 AM

Un joyeux Noel

How many Maigret/mystery enthusiasts are avidly buying all 75 of Penguin’s one-a-month resissues…

05 December 2017 - 11.12 AM

Home “sweet” home

Kushanava Choudhury isn’t exactly alone in today’s global village in being conflicted between the…

01 December 2017 - 01.12 PM

A birth, at 221B Baker Street

A new piece of art – music, book, play, script, painting – may spring fully formed from the…

28 November 2017 - 04.11 PM