Twin virtues

A new “designer classic” argues for pressing on and letting go, writes Richard Johnstone

04 Nov 12 | Comments (0)

Scandinavian noir

Richard Johnstone on Scandinavia’s most influential crime writers

02 Oct 12 | Comments (0)

Up-to-date with a vengeance

Richard Johnstone’s paperback of the month, Bram Stoker’s thoroughly modern Dracula

05 Sep 12 | Comments (0)

Dickens’s full marathon

Charles Dickens turns 200 in February. Richard Johnstone looks at a life that might have turned on the placement of an inkstand

08 Dec 11 | Comments (0)

Art in internment

Deported after the first world war, Paul Dubotzki had created a remarkable record of life as an internee, writes Glenn Nicholls

12 May 11 | Comments (0)

Artist or documenter?

Terry Lane on the career and life of one of America’s great photographers, Berenice Abbott

24 Feb 11 | Comments (0)

The burden of numbers

BOOKS | Mumbai is a big city getting bigger, writes Jim Masselos, but amid the crowds the quest for freedom goes on

19 Jan 11 | Comments (0)

Anything is possible

BOOKS | Perhaps Ferran Adrià – the chef who redefined the restaurant dinner as a series of culinary tweets, usually thirty or more of them in a sitting – really is the man who changed the way we eat, writes Richard Johnstone

26 Oct 10 | Comments (0)