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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