By Guy Somerset in Books
18th Sep 2014
In The Novel: A Biography, British academic and publisher Michael Schmidt attempts to get to grips with humanity’s greatest literary art form through the critical writings of the world’s greatest authors.
Jester in limboland
By Diana Wichtel in Comedy
4th Sep 2014
How did the child who thought he might be a rock star find himself in Borneo at 3am holding a frog? Comedian Bill Bailey makes such disparities a theme of his latest show.
Our smallest citizens
By Karl du Fresne in Life in New Zealand
28th Aug 2014
Children’s Commissioner Russell Wills explains that the poor really are poorer now – and whoever forms the next Government will need to set policies to help stop the damage to our under-fives.