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Sunday, February 23, 2020

The new Rocca Bar & Grill gets noticed in and out...

Jasmine Wheelhouse visits the Rusacks hotel’s new culinary addition

Insightful or insulting? Examining Rolling Stone’s Boston Bomber cover

Rolling Stone announced yesterday that it would place a picture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the front cover of its next issue. Tsarnaev’s friends knew...

The Critics: Death in Paradise

BBC One, 9 pm Tuesday Before we start let’s get a couple of things straight. If you’re looking for a crime thriller to replace the...

Dundee in the running for UK City of Culture 2017

But what chance does Dundee have against its competitors?

Classic Book of the Week: Catch 22

This week Ellie Porter reviews Heller’s classic novel

Why you should listen to podcasts, and some places to start

There have been some interesting developments in the podcasting world in recent months. In November late night TV host Conan O’Brien began his own...


Perhaps I am a masochist. Amid everything else I do, I decided to write a 50,000-word novel. In a month. In case you were...

The search for truth in the Chronic City

J. H. Ramsay on why it’s worth visiting the New York City in Lethem’s book

Open City

Open City Teju Cole Faber and Faber   The narrator in Open City is the figure of the flâneur, almost tragically endowed with a sensibility to read the...

Queering Jesus

The topic of a recent talk hosted by the LGBT Society has been hailed as contentious. But was it contentious enough? The recent homophobic furore...