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Liz Thomson

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Liz Thomson has maintained a dual career, chronicling the international publishing industry while also writing arts journalism for newspapers and magazines around the world. The author of a number of critical anthologies on music and popular culture, she is a frequent broadcaster and the co-founder of the folk music charity Square Roots Productions.

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CD: Tubular Brass - Tubular Bells

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Arundhati Roy: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness review - bri...

Just as in the United States, the quest among Indian authors in...

Billy Bragg: Roots, Radicals and Rockers review - riffing on...

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Reissue CDs Weekly: Hoyt Axton

Hoyt Axton’s songs were heard most widely when recorded by others. Steppenwolf recorded his “The Pusher” in 1967. It featured on their early 1968...

Muhsin Al-Ramli: 'During Saddam’s regime at least we kn...

Saddam Hussein’s name is never mentioned in The President’s Gardens, even though he haunts every page. The one time that the reader...

CD: Binker and Moses - Journey to the Mountain of Forever

Two of the most impressive young musicians on London’s jazz scene...

The best TV to watch this week

So much to view, so little time... theartsdesk sorts the TV-wheat from the telly-chaff.

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theartsdesk Q&A: Soprano Aida Garifullina

There are certain roles where you’re lucky to catch one perfect incarnation in a lifetime. I thought I'd never see a soprano as Natasha in...

An Octoroon review - slavery reprised as melodrama in a vibr...

Make no mistake about it, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is a ...