Tasty spices from India, long-forgotten recipes from France – and Turkish delight from Narnia. Bee Wilson takes comfort in cookbooks
Her practice beat Foster, Gehry and Piano to clinch London’s new £250m Centre for Music. She talks about fuelling gentrification – and why arts buildings have to be more than corporate baubles
After an opening ceremony hosted by Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, the annual publishing event got underway, with novels and starry memoirs snapped up for big sums. So what will we be reading in 2018?
Now that England’s women’s cricket team are world champions, it’s high time literature caught up
He drank with Sartre, mocked Picasso and took silent walks with Beckett – but his work was going nowhere until a vision on Boulevard Montparnasse left him trembling. Ahead of a major Tate show, we explore the obsessions of Giacometti
Henry Jeffreys raises a glass to the British pub – and goes in search of volcanic wines
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