Chronicle in stone: Tirana’s changing face divides Albanians
- November 1, 2019, 18:00
Sometime during the seven years, three months and 10 days that he spent locked in a labour camp in communist Albania, architect and painter Maks Velo (...)
Europe ‘coming apart before our eyes’, say 30 writers, historians and nobel laureates
- January 25, 2019, 21:23
Liberal values in Europe face a challenge “not seen since the 1930s”, leading intellectuals from 21 countries have said, as the UK lurches towards Bre(...)
Man Booker International 2017 longlist includes Amos Oz and banned writer
- March 15, 2017, 10:00
Four possible Nobel literature laureates, Israelis Amos Oz and David Grossman, Albanian Ismail Kadare and Yan Lianke, who is a banned writer in his na(...)
Bob Dylan’s Nobel: Better to have gone to a ‘complete unknown’?
- October 13, 2016, 19:06
For the times they are a-changing . . . No doubt they are, and few artists know more about flux than Bob Dylan, this year’s surprise choice of Nobel L(...)
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"