Arts & Books
The opening of Soviet archives has revealed the lunacies that underpinned the greatest contest in cold war chess.
Movie documentaries and storytelling
In resurrecting Robert Hooke, Lisa Jardine has created her own optical illusion
Under apartheid, South African writers fought race hatred; now they are accused of it.
Don't mock Texans if you know nothing about them. DBC Pierre's Booker winner is shallow and safe
John Fowles's Englishness makes a triumphant return in his tormented, magnificent journals
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Robert Halfon / January 19, 2018