The news is bad, but on Del Rey’s watch the poetry is sometimes pretty good, and getting better
Rejoice, Ripley is back! But why are we so drawn to Patricia Highsmith’s anti-hero?
As the Government injects 1.57bn into arts and culture, Alexander Larman considers the reactions from those in the industry
Does culture have a future in the post-lockdown world?
Robert Thicknesse on Opera
The Gurlitt affair looked as if it might be unpicked but it has proved intractable
Can the arts survive coronavirus?
As Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light is released this week, Alexander Larman examines the over-excitement of high-profile releases
Simon Callow reviews A Fate Worse than Hollywood by David Ambrose
George Orwell pursued women with enthusiasm and varying degrees of success