Culture

A DAN OF MANY PARTS

Short read: for her pick of this season's rock music, Hazel Sheffield tunes into the programmed beats of Dan Snaith's band Caribou read more »
  • ANSELM KIEFER, MONUMENTS MAN

    Short Read: for his pick of the exhibitions, Simon Willis chooses a retrospective of an artist who has tackled German history head on read more »
  • BRITS OVER BROADWAY

    Short Read: this autumn, several London shows are hopping the pond to America. Isabel Lloyd chooses the highlights read more »
  • THREE CITIES, PLENTY TO TALK ABOUT

    Short Read: for his pick of the talks, Anthony Gardner recommends a season of debates by Intelligence Squared in London, New York and Sydney read more »
  • THE ANTI-CHAMELEON

    At the Cinema Special: Philip Seymour Hoffman left behind one last great performance, in “A Most Wanted Man”. Tom Shone shows how he fits into a long line of film stars who have done two things extremely well read more »
  • LEONARD COHEN'S HALL OF FAME

    Visual CV: a late starter in music, he has made up for it with a blazing Indian summer. And now he is 80. Tim de Lisle traces the arc of a songwriter’s songwriter read more »
  • THE THINKING MAN'S LAIR

    Landscapes of the Mind: Sherlock’s home is so vividly depicted, it lures Robert Macfarlane out of the open air read more »