The difference, as is invariably the case in American politics, is a matter of tone — not just skin colour, but also sex and generation, and generally in that order
The Bookshop reviewed
It would be worse, much worse
His relationship with the National Enquirer is coming to a head
Christopher Robin reviewed
Failure falls upwards.
Does more power lie with a president bound by checks and balances, or privately-owned media companies?
The Queen of Soul is dead — there is no plausible heir.
We will not be able to trust the internet giants on what is fake or true so long as they lie to us about the nature of their business.
The Cary Grant of the alt-right?
It’s getting harder and harder to choose between a president who can’t tell the truth, and a publisher who can’t admit it.
The New York Times critic has nothing to apologise for. Yet he has apologised.
Paws for thought
Is the likeliest explanation of Trump’s U-turn really that he’s a Russian agent?
The former New York Times reviewer’s study of truth reveals how she’s been driven to outrage by the erosion of cultural and critical values.
London The American president is coming! All over Britain, people are putting up the bunting, cutting the crusts off the…
‘It’s mad to have an immigration system that doesn’t allow people in who you actually need, and does allow people in who you don’t need.’
When Donald Trump promised a ‘deal of the century’ between Israelis and Palestinians, he didn’t mention which century he had…
You know the feeling. One minute, you’re an oversexed adman, strolling the streets of Paris and propositioning every woman you…
The opening round of the soccer World Cup is under way in Russia. If you’re lucky, you won’t have noticed.…
The crusading lawyer waves the sword of justice around in order to distract us from the sleaze behind his shield.
This is a golden age for documentaries, if you have time to view them. Digital film and editing have reduced…
Is ‘the perfect American food’ soaked in imperialism and all-male white chumminess?
Is Prince Harry a Trumpist, as his father-in-law insinuates?
Male writers of colour rejoiced this week when the editors of the Boston Review established new guidelines for what is and isn’t…