Is pedestrianisation the way to reopen Soho?

Ella Whelan explains why we all need to start talking, in person, again

Events in the US have led to a(nother) moment of reckoning for race relations spawning a similar gamut of emotions, some justified, other less so

As Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads is set to air this evening, Alexander Larman ponders the relationship between a living writer and their works

Richard Reinsch reviews The Decadent Society, by Ross Douthat

Alexander Larman remembers his time with the decadent author, Sebastian Horsley, 10 years after his death

Alexander Larman recalls the glee and disbelief at one of literature’s most beguilingly horrible figures

Is the sophisticated joy of the buffet coming to an end?

And what is oligarch money doing to the art world?