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Top 5 food histories, chosen by Diane Purkiss
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Top 5 food histories, chosen by Diane Purkiss

Identitti review: A highly original take on the perils of idolising your heroes
review

Identitti review: A highly original take on the perils of idolising your heroes

Voices of Bishara takes British jazz in an innovative new direction
interview

Voices of Bishara takes British jazz in an innovative new direction

Mogwai guitarist Stuart Braithwaite: ‘Music can make dreams come true’
Books

Mogwai guitarist Stuart Braithwaite: ‘Music can make dreams come true’

Seven Empty Houses review: Dread sneaks like a cursed gift through its pages
short stories

Seven Empty Houses review: Dread sneaks like a cursed gift through its pages

Ryan Reynolds: ‘The great gift about getting older is you become more comfortable with sucking’
Interview

Ryan Reynolds: ‘The great gift about getting older is you become more comfortable with sucking’

Robin Ince on tour: Wine-tasting woes with Professor Brian Cox
Travel

Robin Ince on tour: Wine-tasting woes with Professor Brian Cox

Aftersun: Charlotte Wells captures the fragmentation of memory and loss
Interview

Aftersun: Charlotte Wells captures the fragmentation of memory and loss

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Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce on Kim Philby drama: ‘You can have a lot of fun in the spy genre’
espionage

Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce on Kim Philby drama: ‘You can have a lot of fun in the spy genre’

Pattie Boyd: ‘I was with The Beatles and everything was fabulous’
Swinging Sixties

Pattie Boyd: ‘I was with The Beatles and everything was fabulous’

Ezra Furman: ‘All my music is protest music’
anti-corporate

Ezra Furman: ‘All my music is protest music’

The Big Issue’s Christmas art wrapping paper is back and these are the stories behind the designs
Christmas

The Big Issue’s Christmas art wrapping paper is back and these are the stories behind the designs

How can you be as happy as Sam Ryder? Start with gratitude, sleep and vegetables
Eurovision

How can you be as happy as Sam Ryder? Start with gratitude, sleep and vegetables

Ryan Reynolds: What Hugh Jackman taught me about musicals
Christmas

Ryan Reynolds: What Hugh Jackman taught me about musicals

Top 5 books about Jewish identity
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Top 5 books about Jewish identity

Limberlost review: What nature can teach a boy about a man
novel

Limberlost review: What nature can teach a boy about a man

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How Lisa Gray found magic in forgotten spools of mystery film
thriller

How Lisa Gray found magic in forgotten spools of mystery film

A Book of Days review: A glimpse into the wonderful world of Patti Smith
Review

A Book of Days review: A glimpse into the wonderful world of Patti Smith

Luke Evans on beating bullies, duetting with Nicole Kidman and the perfect Christmas song
getting festive

Luke Evans on beating bullies, duetting with Nicole Kidman and the perfect Christmas song

Bafta Breakthrough: ‘Someone requested a meeting with Brad Pitt and they made it happen’
Culture

Bafta Breakthrough: ‘Someone requested a meeting with Brad Pitt and they made it happen’