The Israeli writer Amos Oz, in his prize-winning memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness, tells how a young girl, Fania, burns with such moral fervour that she cries out against the allure of a pretty painting of a shepherdess that hangs in her home.
Thank the universe, the Dogg is back.
Marvellous, The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies and Ant and Dec pick up two prizes at television awards ceremony in London
Last December’s Live in Dublin documented one magical night on Leonard Cohen’s last globe-trot, a world tour in perpetual stop-start motion.
A haunting, dramatic film about a young Jewish woman who survived the horrors of Auschwitz.
What is the mood music of the nation, this post-election morning?
Television funny man John Stewart makes an impressive directorial debut in a film based on real life events.
The Oscar-winner has said she was ‘pissed off’ by recent revelations over the gender pay gap on films much as American Hustle
The singer died at home in the Bahamas. He had been suffering from liver cancer
A man I know, a friend of a friend, has fallen in love with ayahuasca, the hallucinogen used in tribal ceremonies in South America. Every so often he heads off to the rainforest, where he joins a retreat and purges his soul. He returns to London, and explains that he feels as though his self, his emotions, have been taken apart and reconfigured – as if he has become someone new.
It gives me the utmost joy to learn that someone who once wrote the line “Spread your wings and let me come inside” has become a knight of the realm.