Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Is art-connoisseur yet another job threatened by technology?

THE patient is carefully positioned on a pristine rectangular table. A signal is given, and from behind a glass wall, a technician directs...

“The Post” is Oscar bait, but not necessarily interesting

HERE’S a trick for home cooks who want to impress someone: find out what they like and give them more. Not bigger portions,...

“Fire and Fury” confirms the dysfunction at the heart of the presidency

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. By Michael Wolff. Henry Holt; 336 pages; $14.99. Little, Brown; £20.TO THE many ironies of...

How the written word shaped the written world

The Written World: How Literature Shaped History. By Martin Puchner. Random House; 448 pages; $32. Granta; £14.99.“IN THE beginning was the Word…” That...

“The Perfect Nanny” exploits working mothers’ fears

The Perfect Nanny. By Leïla Slimani. Translated by Sam Taylor. Penguin; 240 pages; $16. Published in Britain as “Lullaby”. Faber and Faber; £12.99.LEÏLA...

What makes humans inventive?

The Origins of Creativity. By Edward Wilson. Liveright; 198 pages; $24.95. Allen Lane; £20.The Runaway Species. By Anthony Brandt and David Eagleman. Catapult;...

The scientific debates of the Vienna circle

Much discussed, little understoodExact Thinking in Demented Times: The Vienna Circle and the Epic Quest for the Foundation of Science. By Karl Sigmund....

The dictators who ruined Africa

He never changed his spotsDictatorland: The Men Who Stole Africa. By Paul Kenyon. Head of Zeus; 480 pages; £25. To be published in America...

“The Chi” examines the human cost of gun violence

LENA WAITHE did not squander her moment. “The things that make us different, those are our superpowers,” she told the audience in Los...

“The Vagina Monologues”, 20 years on

IN 1996, sitting on a high-backed stool in a tiny theatre in downtown New York, Eve Ensler declared that she was “worried about...
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George North: Warren Gatland hopes wing is available for Six Nations

George North's 2017 tour of...