Forget the snobs who treat the written word as superior. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime author explains why he’s a huge fan
From the V&A Dundee to the Pitt Rivers in Oxford, public figures including Kirsty Wark and Matthew Rhys champion their favourite museums
Tasty spices from India, long-forgotten recipes from France – and Turkish delight from Narnia. Bee Wilson takes comfort in cookbooks
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