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Lessons from the fall of a great republic [8 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
“North of Dawn” is a piercing novel of the Somali diaspora [8 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
The struggle to tell the story of colonialism [8 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
The meaning of the words of the year [8 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
Mechanical beasts and where to find them [8 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
The Economist’s books of the year [1 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
Books by The Economist’s writers [1 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
A very short history of sexuality [30 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
The world of ice and a history of mirages [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Mapping the making of America [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
The history and heroes of blood [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Jonathan Coe’s new novel grapples with Brexit [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
The story of the mob’s man in Hollywood [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
A valuable, if uneven, history of the Vietnam war [21 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Michelle Obama’s memoir is a call to action [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
How language problems bedevil the response to crises [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Lucia Berlin made art from her chequered life [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Andy Warhol was a prophet of media-saturated modernity [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
A new museum captures Austria’s ambivalence about its past [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
How the “mighty woman with a torch” came into being [9 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
A scientist makes the case for the power of DNA [8 November 2018 | 6:00 am]
Maoua Koné’s taboo-busting art [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
The hard-earned optimism of Barbara Kingsolver’s new novel [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
A lyrical life of St Francis of Assisi [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
When atheists lack the courage of their convictions [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
A magisterial account of Chopin’s life and times [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
The fallen woman who took down a congressman [3 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Napoleon’s journey from sublime to ridiculous [3 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
A path out of the West’s malaise [1 November 2018 | 5:40 pm]
The life and death of a courageous war reporter [1 November 2018 | 5:40 pm]
China’s dream and nightmares [1 November 2018 | 5:40 pm]
The dangers of misleading metaphors [1 November 2018 | 5:40 pm]
The real story of what happened to Italy’s Jews [27 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
“XENOS”, Akram Khan’s last solo work [27 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
“Melmoth”, a gothic novel with a female monster [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
Tracing a line from Newt Gingrich to Donald Trump [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
Nietzsche, philosophy and madness [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
Arabic, a great language, has a low profile [20 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Thomas Cromwell, in fact and fiction [20 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
A visionary abstract artist finally gets her due [20 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Anna Burns’s “Milkman” wins the Man Booker prize [18 October 2018 | 4:51 pm]
“These Truths” is a chronicle of America with a contemporary slant [18 October 2018 | 4:51 pm]
A history of America’s economic dynamism [16 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Politics is taking centre stage in New York’s theatres [13 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
A taut chronicle of the pain of exile [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
The unexpected delicacy of North Korean art [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Gandhi’s warnings are as relevant as ever [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
America has often come first—but its dream has shrunk [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
The genius and legend of Anne Frank’s diary [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
Andrew Roberts paints the fullest ever picture of Churchill [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
A literary history of New Orleans [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
Women’s voices are judged more harshly than men’s [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
“Transcription” is an unsettling tale of war and deception [3 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Contemporary art comes to the American capital [29 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
William Boyd’s new novel is a moreish romp [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
The real victims of campus activism are the students [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
In the struggle for AI supremacy, China will prevail [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
“Washington Black” is a poignant saga of slavery and escape [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
Britain and America were rivals, and partners, in the Middle East [27 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
What happens when American power retreats? [22 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
How Mumbai became a capital of urban noir [20 September 2018 | 4:46 pm]
A gripping tale of cold-war espionage [20 September 2018 | 4:46 pm]
How to identify anonymous prose [20 September 2018 | 4:46 pm]
An offbeat whodunnit from the author of “Flights” [20 September 2018 | 4:46 pm]
The natural wildness of the English language [20 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
Pat Barker beautifully fills in the gaps in the “Iliad” [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
Gary Shteyngart’s novel of high finance and Greyhound buses [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
The rise and fall of an alchemical Scottish economist [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
Bob Woodward takes on Donald Trump [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
“Moneyland” is an urgent exposé of the world of mega-wealth [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
Why your Latin teacher was wrong [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
The hard life of a conservative artist [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
Sally Rooney’s second novel is darker than her first [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
A Jewish businessman, a Nazi and an American official share a house [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
The fire that destroyed Rio’s museum was waiting to happen [6 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
Karl Ove Knausgaard reaches The End of his struggle [1 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
The race for the Oscars begins in Venice [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
Big data is reshaping humanity, says Yuval Noah Harari [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
The enduring appeal of personality types [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
The ballad of Oklahoma City [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
Classifying languages is about politics as much as linguistics [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
Mini-mafiosi run amok in Naples in Roberto Saviano’s novel [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
The beauty, horror and stories of Trieste [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
Russian election-meddling—the prequel [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
Francis Fukuyama and Kwame Anthony Appiah take on identity politics [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
How one family endured the horrors of Russian history [18 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
A delightful novel of motherhood and Chinese immigration [18 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
The story of a ship that changed the world [18 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to bring Turkey’s artists to heel [18 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
Two million Americans have served in Iraq and Afghanistan [18 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
The tumultuous history of opium [11 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
Imagining nuclear war with North Korea [9 August 2018 | 4:49 pm]
The anger and ambition of India’s youth [9 August 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Egypt’s path from autocracy to revolution—and back again [9 August 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Tales of transgression and escape from a master of Icelandic fiction [9 August 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Noseda and the National Symphony Orchestra [2 August 2018 | 6:07 pm]
Ten years after the financial crisis [2 August 2018 | 6:07 pm]
Black voices, white voices: the cost of accents [2 August 2018 | 6:07 pm]
Love and the end of empire [2 August 2018 | 6:07 pm]
Zoshchenko, satirist of the Soviet Union [2 August 2018 | 6:07 pm]