Arts & Books
While Baghdad burned, was the dictator fiddling with fiction? Saddam is now working on his fifth romantic novel; a good time to assess his place in the genre of "dic-lit"
To think that the burning of art was Saatchi's come-uppance, or that the Momart fire represented the end of an era, is imbecilic. But to laugh? That may be OK
The LSO is in good shape for its centenary this year. But the gala concert in June suggested that it needs more rehearsal time if it is to evolve into a great orchestra
In the fuss over Michael Moore's new film, few critics considered its technical innovations, or the impact on Miramax - the premier provider of middlebrow cinema
The death of Jack Rosenthal has been met by a near total critical failure to examine the record of one of the greatest playwrights of the age of television
Drawn inwards by both his insular upbringing and his genius, Glenn Gould's life was almost devoid of incident. This is what makes it fascinating
Who is going to provide public goods in our market-driven societies? Do we need to consciously create a new governing class?
More from Prospect
Jay Elwes / February 20, 2019
Philip Cowley / September 3, 2019