Arts & Books
Why do we forget some paintings and cherish others?
Television's domestic makeover shows can't resolve the tension between individuality and comformity
Thomas Sowell's has a large reputation, but not large enough
Why is Graham Greene so difficult to adapt to film?
Are the loathsome anti-heroines of the new "city girl" books evidence that feminism has failed or succeeded too well?
How do you write up-lifting, start-of-an-era music? With difficulty it seems, as Kurt Masur has discovered
We are now subject to a steady flow of news about decoding the human genome and its 100,000 genes. Kevin Davies recommends Matt Ridley as a guide through the maze
Critics have been getting it in the neck again from playwrights. But they are not the uncreative dolts of caricature, argues critic and writer David Nathan