Books & Essays
Books & Essays
21 October 2016

Into the mind of David Bowie

Bowie’s brilliance defies psychiatric reductivism.

20 October 2016

The expert invasion of family life

A new book explores the political instrumentalisation of parenting.

14 October 2016

The anti-politics of protest

Ivan Krastev’s Democracy Disrupted lays bare the limits of the global protest movement.

6 October 2016

Elena Ferrante and the 21st-century crisis of identity

What the Ferrante story tells us about art and humanity.

30 September 2016

A moral case for abortion

A new book reclaims the ethical high ground from the the pro-life movement.

30 September 2016

‘Radical secularism is stifling free speech’

Podcast: Mary Eberstadt talks to Ella Whelan about religious freedom.

30 September 2016

The reality of the Enlightenment

Anthony Gottlieb talks toleration, autonomy and Spinoza’s God.

16 September 2016

America against itself

Charles Murray talks to Sean Collins about the new class war.

16 September 2016

The principled, left-wing case against multiculturalism

A new book eviscerates the West's neo-racialism.

30 August 2016

Sin taxes and saint subsidies

A new book makes an incoherent case for taxing ‘unhealthy’ foods and subsidising those deemed ‘healthy’.