A new edition of George Orwell's 1984 appears just as a new ruler of doublespeak and fake news casts his shadow over the world. Philip Matthews re-examines the novel that serves as a prophecy.
Philip Matthews examines three new books looking back at the day the music died: December 6, 1969, when the Hells Angels murdered a guy at a Rolling Stones concert.
‘I was lying naked in the big bed, just awake, and Javine beside me was running her hands over her thighs’: sex and CK Stead
Sex in America, sex in France, sex in Croatia, and a Sylvia Plath character demands, "I want you to fuck me": Philip Matthews reviews a book of stories by CK Stead.