(...) edition of the Song Reader book (as well as, quite oddly, the launch of Beck-created, limited(...)

(...) soprano Lisa Larsson takes a leaf out of the composer’s book, giving performances that are focused on(...)

(...) report revealed irregularities with corporate governance, and issues with its loan book and another(...)

David Green, head of the Serious Fraud Office, at his office in London in June last year. The  office has joined other global regulators in investigating accusations of abuse in the multi-trillion-dollar foreign exchange market. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

(...)-exchange benchmarks, more than a year after the British markets regulator first began a review. The Serious Fraud(...)

Compelling People

Neffinger and Kohut are US-based communications experts who specialise in preparing speakers for what they call ‘high stakes’ audiences. Drawing heav(...)

Linklater’s Bildungsroman. You can read my Cannes review of Foxcatcher here and of Mr Turner here. Foxcatcher has everything(...)

Review: De Vigan asks for nothing – not even our sympathy (...)

The world is now so interconnected that the failure of one political system could take the rest of us down with it’: clashes in the streets in Athens, in 2012, as the Greek parliament prepared to vote on an EU/IMF austerity deal. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty
States of power
  • Books
  • July 19, 2014, 01:00

Runciman, in this lucid, elegant little book, argues that, like it or not, politics is as relevant today as(...)

Author Greg Baxter photographed in Dublin. Baxter is an American novelist who lived in Dublin for many years. His new novel, Munich Airport, opens with an American businessman who gets a phone call as he’s going into a meeting. It’s from a German policewoman, who tells him his sister has been found dead, in her Berlin flat, of starvation. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

(...) movement towards the accessible”. Regarding a review his father wrote of a book about the Holocaust: “In(...)

Crowds gather in front of the GPO on O’Connell Street, in Dublin, in November, 2010, as the country entered the final hours of negotiations for emergency EU and IMF loans aimed at preventing the crisis from spreading to Portugal and Spain and threatening the future of the euro. Photographs: Reuters/Cathal McNaughton

(...) that shook Europe to its core. Written by two Economist journalists, the book displays the(...)