Culture

BALLARD'S MEDICAL DETACHMENT

Notes on a Voice: was he "beyond psychiatric help" or the most significant English author of the past half-century? Tom Graham goes inside his mind read more »
  • A CEMETERY THAT SHOWED THE WAY

    Built to Last: in the first in a new series about what makes a durable design, Kieron Long champions Skogskyrkogården, a Swedish cemetery that fused the classical and the modern read more »
  • GOOD REVERBERATIONS

    Short Read: for his classical-music highlight, Michael Church picks a refreshing concert series orchestrated by Esa-Pekka Salonen and held at the Southbank Centre read more »
  • ON THE ROAD, AGAIN

    Found in Translation: Simon Willis follows Geert Mak's journey through America, which captures a nation in decline read more »
  • DREAMING IN ANATOLIA

    Short Read: for his pick of the films, Nicholas Barber steps into the mysterious world of the Palme d'Or-winning "Winter Sleep" read more »
  • A MAGNIFICENT MAGIC-CARPET RIDE

    Landscapes of the Mind: never mind the plot—Jules Verne’s vision of the deep still delights Robert Macfarlane read more »
  • THE MAKING OF A RODIN

    Short Read: for her pick of the exhibitions, Olivia Weinberg looks at Rodin's creative process in Paris—from sketches and casts to bronzes read more »