Add this topic to your myFT Digest for news straight to your inbox
You select the topic, we deliver the news.
David Mitchell’s crazy inventiveness dazzles
A moving account of life with autism
FT books editor Lorien Kite on Granta’s latest selection of the Best of Young British Novelists
Michel van der Aa’s new creation combines opera with 3D film – to soporific effect
Comedians’ memoirs have become a serious business – but is the bubble about to burst?
How online social networks enable snap judgments – and even discrimination
From Mr Michael Kuczynski, Pembroke College, Cambridge
From Tolstoy and Tolkien to Irvine Welsh, can literary adaptations help to transform an impoverished film industry?
From Sir David Mitchell, Odiham, Hants, UK
When translated to the small screen, irony can be wearying
A short story for the new year by David Mitchell, written specially for the Financial Times
You cannot but compare one television drama or comedy with another
An exhibition on flowers in impressionist paintings brings back a forgotten legacy in French cultural history
Two men to be sentenced
The same global insight. Faster than ever before on all your devices.