The Icelandic financial crisis of 2008 may, at first glance, seem just to be a footnote in the wider context of the 2007-9 global financial crisis and subsequent Great Recession, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. As revelatory new book Iceland’s Secret: The Untold Story of the World’s Biggest Con proves, this is the story of our times. Written by a true insider—the man who headed the forensic investigation into the collapse of Iceland’s three largest national banks,...
Having changed TV forever, The Sopranos is so much more than just a mob drama.
It comes as The Society of Musicians told a parliamentary inquiry that UK’s music industry is “in grave jeopardy because of Brexit”, and 42 per cent of its touring musicians would consider quitting the UK to save their careers.
Coercive, controlling relationships are common, but a memoir about such experiences told from a man’s perspective is very rare. Coercive relationship survivor John Buchan-Nicol, who writes under a pseudonym, has taken the brave step of sharing his tragic ordeals in new memoir Janus, offering a fascinating read packed with fresh insights into the nature of toxic relationships, the harm they cause, and the psychological roots that can underpin a need to seek out the wrong partner. In this exclusive article,...
Timely and empowering new book "Impetus - No cover up" by British-Asian author, yoga instructor and mindfulness coach Lena Shah provides essential comfort food for the soul and for all those struggling with rejection, identity and finding an authentic place in the world. By Gwyneth Rees
"A History of Seeing in Eleven Inventions" by Susan Denham Wade is a rigorous yet entertaining read that will profoundly change readers’ perspectives on how humanity has developed, and the crucial role that sight has had on shaping our sense of identity and place. By Timothy Arden
"I think I would have been in less trouble if I’d had an affair," he said after revealing a holiday mishap with his wife.
''Cultural misappropriation and a white middle aged man pretending to be BAME is just not funny anymore.''
Jonny Greenwood, Little Simz and King Krule steal the show at the UK's best independent festival