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DANCING OUT OF OBSCURITY

Short Read: it took ten years to hone their style and four minutes to go mainstream. Hazel Sheffield on Future Islands' breakthrough—and their frontman's moves read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsHazel SheffieldMUSICNovember/December 2014RockTHIS SEASON

TROUBLE IN PARADISE

Found in Translation: Simon Willis enjoys a Colombian novel of corrupted innocence, published in English more than 30 years after it was written read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbookscultureFound in translationseptember/october 2014Simon Willis

CHEKHOV'S TRAGI-COMIC COLLISION

Notes on a Voice: Robert Butler pinpoints a prose style as comfortable with fly-ridden grime as champagne and chandeliers read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artsbooksculturenotes on a voiceRobert Butlerseptember/october 2014

SQUARING THE CIRCLE

Authors on Museums: as a boy in The Hague, Joseph O'Neill was bored by the Mondrians at the Gemeentemuseum. Returning from his home in New York, he goes "from seeing to sensing" read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artsauthors on museumscultureJoseph O'Neillseptember/october 2014

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 » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsHazel SheffieldMUSICRockTHIS SEASON

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 » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtArtsExhibitionsOlivia Weinbergseptember/october 2014Simon WillisTHIS SEASON

BRITS OVER BROADWAY

Short Read: this autumn, several London shows are hopping the pond to America. Isabel Lloyd chooses the highlights read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsIsabel Lloydseptember/october 2014theatreTHIS SEASON

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