Tuesday, October 26, 2021
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Friday Favourite: The Death of Ivan Ilyich

"The novella’s real focus is the inevitability of death itself, which is so gargantuan, physically and philosophically, that retrospection is crushed into irrelevance."

Friday Favourite: War and Peace

In this Coronavirus season, existing dystopian novels have suddenly become “prophetic”. The world may be grinding to a standstill, but Generation COVID can’t while...

The human desire for an easy explanation

Joseph Botman makes a case for the irrelevance of individuals in history

In conversation with the directors of ‘Anna Karenina’

Jeevan Ravindran discovers how the three directors developed this new musical