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Why do most children’s books have a liberal bias?

24 January 2014 15:34

Anyone who wonders why conservatism is such a lost cause in this country only needs to turn on children’s television…

Dasha Zhukova’s ‘racist chair’ is a publicity gold mine

23 January 2014 14:07

We think we’re immune to whatever the art world can throw at us. A urinal here, an unmade bed there,…

The Turner Prize lives the myth of constant renewal

3 December 2013 13:29

Let’s imagine for a minute that the Turner Prize is cancelled next year. Would anyone care? A few members of…

What is the point of having a ‘city of culture’?

20 November 2013 17:10

‘Hull has been named the 2017 city of culture. Better luck next year, Luton.’ So wrote the Telegraph’s Tim Stanley…

‘Miley Cyrus vs Lily Allen’ is not a worthy battle for feminism

14 November 2013 18:33

If ever there was reason to believe that feminism has lost its way, then it is found in the current…

The View from 22 podcast books special: World War I and grave hunting

5 November 2013 10:35

I’m delighted to present the first View from 22 books podcast. We begin with Allan Mallinson’s new book 1914: Fight…

Austerity, what austerity?

8 October 2013 16:46

Where better to celebrate the launch of a book about Britain’s age of austerity than in the gritty surroundings of…

A book Fred will want to shred

12 September 2013 14:03

Michael Gove and Ed Vaizey were leading the government’s representation at the launch party last night for Iain Martin’s book…