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Podcasts from Spectator writers
From the ground, you almost sensed a 747 before you heard it
By Stephen Bayley
Blithe Spirits: An Imaginative History of the Poltergeist by S.D. Tucker reviewed
Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright by Paul Hendrickson reviewed
Sentinel: The Unlikely Origins of the Statue of Liberty by Francesca Lidia Viano reviewed
Making Dystopia: The Strange Rise and Survival of Architectural Barbarism by James Stevens Curl reviewed
Modernist architecture isn’t barbarous – but the blinkered rejection of it is
Bump in the night
The 747 was the last moment of romance in air travel
Building a legend
The Statue of Liberty is a deeply sinister icon
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.