'Ice (Nr 1)' by Stefan Hunstein

‘This Changes Everything’, by Naomi Klein

A call for radical action to combat climate change. Review by Pilita Clark

The Stasi, casinos and the Big Data rush

In ‘What Stays in Vegas’, Adam Tanner examines the mining of a new commodity

‘Thomas Cromwell’, by Tracy Borman

Was the Tudor king’s right-hand man a servant or a manipulator? Review by Virginia Rounding

Tennessee Williams in New York, 1948
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‘Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh’, by John Lahr

The triumph and torment of the American playwright. Review by John Sutherland

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‘The Future, Declassified’, by Mathew Burrows

Geopolitics just got a lot more difficult. Review by Philip Stephens

‘Modernity Britain’, by David Kynaston

An epic social history moves into the age of municipal modernism. Review by Lynsey Hanley

Privatisation and Britain’s public squalor

James Meek’s Private Island riles against privatisation

Philip Larkin with Monica Jones
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‘Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love’, by James Booth

A new biography of Larkin captures a multi-faceted personality – and a complex love life

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‘The Establishment’, by Owen Jones

An angry indictment of neoliberalism falls under the spell of its own rhetoric. Review by Philip Augar

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‘Hockney: The Biography’, by Christopher Simon Sykes

The second volume of this biography of David Hockney is long on the life but short on the art. Review by Jackie Wullschlager