A century on, historians are beginning to unpick the mythology of the battle
Philip Augar on three books that question the institutions at the heart of the financial system
We now have instant access to almost any song. Could our tastes be narrowing as a result?
Four centuries after Cervantes’ death, we can see the novel as a response to a media revolution that in some ways mirrors our own
As Britain prepares to vote on EU membership, both friends and enemies of the project agree that it is in trouble
We are producing more knowledge than ever before but preserving only a fraction of it. How much will be left for future generations?
From ‘English Renaissance Poetry: A Collection of Shorter Poems’
The Belarusian author addresses the complex feelings left by the collapse of the Soviet Union
Edwin Heathcote on how a maligned movement made a comeback
Two contrasting accounts explore a period of upheaval that the country is yet to reckon with