from the magazine

Six Good Books: Maggie Fergusson picks a profound courtroom drama, a trove of language and a poetic pilot

Short Read: the Britpop band Blur are back with an unplanned albumtheir first as a quartet since the 1990s. Hazel Sheffield enters the fever dream

At the Cinema: today, the movie business is the superhero business. Tom Shone blames the kids of the Seventies, like him

Lipsmacking: the recipe for sfogliatelle at Attanasio hasn't changed for 90 years. Isabel Best gets stuck in


Authors on Museums: the poet Alice Oswald returns to Cirencester in search of a Roman nymph

Notes on a Voice: Christina Patterson tunes into the poet who made English sing

Authors on Museums: William Wordsworth didn’t just live in the Lake District—he helped define it. Ann Wroe celebrates Dove Cottage, once his home, now his memorial

Six original poems, each about a stone; six pieces of jewellery, each made with that stone. Ruth Padel, Fiona Sampson and others dig into the mineral world