James Wood talks to Thomas Jones about Beethoven.
David and Helen are joined by Diane Coyle and Anand Menon to have another go at pinning down the long term consequences of Brexit.
Seamus Perry and Mark Ford discuss the life and work of Louis MacNeice, the Irish poet of psychic divisions and authoritative fretfulness.
In his 2020 LRB Winter Lecture, Richard Lloyd Parry considers the paradoxical figure of Akihito, who abdicated in April 2019: a hereditary monarch, the son of the wartime emperor, Hirohito, strictly...
Alan Bennett examines his wardrobe, in his 2019 Diary.
Geoff Dyer's Out of Sheer Rage, published in 1997, is a brilliant account of attempting to write, and most often failing, a book about his great hero D.H. Lawrence. Now, more than two decades later,...
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