Arts & Books
Paul Barker pays tribute to Colin Ward, Britain's favourite anarchist
Anthony Dworkin applauds the ambition of Francis Fukuyama's three synoptic books on the end of history, social capital and human nature, but finds them all wanting
An 18th century French playwright who has more to say than it seems.
Martin Walker is caught in the middle of an extraordinary political feud between two of his closest friends, Christopher Hitchens and Sidney Blumenthal
Lawrence Freedman defends the BBC's Cold War series against charges from American conservatives of "moral equivalence" between the two superpowers.
How CAR Hills came to discover that there is no one way in music.
Do memes have the same explanatory power in the social world that genes have in the physical world?
Ian Hamilton has published just sixty poems in sixty years, but literary London has produced a surprisingly compelling Festschrift in his honour.
The modernist dream of inventing a new aesthetic language which can only be understood in a utopian future, died with socialism.
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