Yesterday, Olga Tokarczuk gave her Nobel Lecture at the Swedish Academy, which awarded her the 2018 Nobel Prize for Literature.
People gathered at the John Pat Peace Place fire, Songs for Peace 2019. Photo: Marg Bertling (Big hART) It’s been
Last night, I got an email from a friend asking me to support a campaign to change politics in Britain.
At a time when the lamps are once again going out, not only in Europe but across the world, I’ve
About 40 years ago, I found a small treasure in a secondhand bookshop—an old copy of Clarendon’s History of the
Today, I turn sixty. Such anniversaries are foreseeable, and this one’s long presence on my personal horizon was a reason
Yesterday I was asked why I accept the result of the 2016 referendum in which a majority of English and
Every month for almost 20 years, a memo about cultural policy and administration has been sent by email from
My father and grandfather survived the Shoah, thanks to the Greek resistance. My grandmother survived because she was Christian. Millions,
It’s been a while since I added anything to this site, partly because of the holidays and partly because I’ve