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In the digital world, the possibilities for self-invention are almost limitless. So are we all scammers now?
The writer and critic on being descended from divorcees and what an ideal wedding promise might be
London’s chronicler of forgotten ways finds its inhabitants resistant to his methods
The author’s self-portrait evokes the hard-hearted, heartbroken anti-heroes of his fiction
The prospect of living on as data is changing the way we think about death
Five volumes in to the ‘My Struggle’ series, Laurence Scott finds the Norwegian writer’s memories merging with his own
The international phenomenon can be seen as punishments for online freedoms, our cyber-ability to walk through walls
An unlikely pop-cultural success story remains unconvincing
‘Neurotribes’ written by US investigative journalist receives non-fiction award
Laurence Scott on a ‘comedy of emotional errors’ between humans and humanoids
A meditation on the changes wrought in us by networked existence
‘Unfriended’ plays on our growing anxiety over social media