12 years a Top Gear? We sum up the popular motor vehicle show in 17 syllables (more or less).
The book takes in opera, Kafka, astral sex and human-skinning in a Miso of high and low culture, and of established and marginal philosophies.
Never Let Me Go is a dark and human novel that doesn’t fit into the science-fiction or horror genre any more than it does the teenage romance.
Books are sensual, but a Kindle gives you very little. No sense of the paratext, nostalgic memory or even decorative potential.
Angela Carter is, perhaps, England’s least-recognised literary great. Wise Children is debatably her greatest work.
One of the most troubling aspects of professional football is how certain teams become symbolic totems of ideological causes.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is rather like The Catcher in the Rye repackaged and presented by Apple marketing.
I can see no road signs that can tell me what bit of London I am now in. Tall Victorian walls surround me so I can’t see far ahead. The darkness is thickening like vegetable soup.