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Mark Sanderson

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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...

Wow! An unconventional opening for a book review maybe, but ‘“wow!” nonetheless. Subtitled "How...

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...

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...

The best TV to watch this week

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

Saturday 27 May...

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 ...

Swans, Asylum, Birmingham

There are not many bands who are obtuse enough to begin a gig with a 45 minute unrecorded song, especially when they are preparing to go their...