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The Best Books of 2019 – and 3 to Buy in 2020

From true crime to poetry, Books Ed Sarah Shaffi rounds up the most inspirational reads of the year

Remember, Remember… To Tune Into This Autumnal Audio Goodness From the Music Editor

Afrobeat, neoclassical, hip hop – it’s a big old sonic harvest

Meet the Ladies of Drum and Bass

Our new series distills the life wisdom of some of our favourite humans

Arthouse Flourishes Fail To Save ‘The Lighthouse’ From a Deep Sea of Tedium

Eggers imagery – crisp and detailed – isn’t enough to offset the endless garblings of two rum-infused blokes doing impressions…

Lazers, Spooks and Firelighting Rituals: Welcome to the November Culture Hitlist

Tickets for the limited theatrical release of Scorsese’s new mob movie The Irishman are expected to sell fast, so don’t…

Bella Ellis – Pseudonym for Acclaimed Author Rowan Coleman – Reimagines the Brontë Sisters in New Book

Part imagination, part biographical fact, ‘The Vanished Bride’ has much to say about heartbreak, addiction and female relationships

‘Knives Out’ is Highly Watchable Fun But Does Little to Revamp the ‘Whodunit’ Genre

“More nimble than Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express, naughtier than your average Miss Marple,” says the Film Editor

Need-To-Know Kiss FM Presenter Daisy Maskell is Waking Up the Nation

Our new series distills the life wisdom of some of our favourite humans

One to Watch: Meet Flame-haired British Actress Sophia La Porta

The Londoner talks getting into character, overthinking, and not having a plan B

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