Arts & Books
Should we censor apparently amoral films such as Pulp Fiction? Or are they challenging us to repudiate their twisted morality?
Richard Jenkyns pokes fun at a Freudian analysis of children's literature
The former Chancellor, falls out with his old friend Samuel Brittan over Europe, but still finds much to applaud in his latest collection
Duncan Fallowell describes how he came to write a libretto for a rock opera of Gormenghast by the German band Can
Valentine Cunningham tries to understand why a derivative debut novel has become a global bestseller
International relations is increasingly about values, identity and powerlessness
The Canongate Bible books are the reductio ad absurdum of protestantism. Do we really care whether Fay Weldon likes St Paul?
Daniel Ben-Ami pays tribute to Susan Strange, the philosopher of "casino capitalism," but argues that the problem with financial markets is that they are not risky enough
Peter Hall has had another big bust-up, this time with his old friend the impresario Bill Kenwright. But he is still a national treasure