10 June, 2013
Category: Social Policy
Strictly hyphenated manic-depression is posited as a genre of mental experience in a timely look at bipolar disorder.
16 May, 2013
16 December, 2012
Sarah Wise brings narrative elegance and scholarly rigour to her study of Victorian madness, Kalika Sands writes.
18 November, 2012
Slavoj Žižek’s latest is a familiar rehearsal of his ideological analysis, taking aim at the "salaried bourgeoisie", Joe Kennedy writes.
Liz Sawyer reports on former BBC Director General Mark Thompson's classically-inspired call for a renewed public discourse.
4 November, 2012
A New Kind of Bleak is an acerbic, if sometimes alienating critique of pseudo-modernism, finds Owen Hopkins.
7 October, 2012
Houman Barekat finds Marc Perelman's Barbaric Sport unconvincing, and laced with contempt for 'the spectating mass'.
23 April, 2012
Stefan Collini's What Are Universities For? argues for the enduring importance of higher education in the wake of government cuts.
26 March, 2012
The MP for Tottenham reflects on the causes and impact of the riots, and discusses his new book Out of the Ashes.
12 February, 2012