New books celebrate the enduring British oeuvre arising from the muck and rudeness of a former cultural backwater
Dec 05, 2013
The Internet has not lived up to to early hype about delivering financial rewards for niche products
Nov 28, 2013
Who is Canadian? You’d think it would be a simple enough answer. You have a birth certificate or a passport or a certificate of citizenship. Voila. End of discussion.
Nov 21, 2013
People want the same things from novels that they always have
Nov 14, 2013
I admit I had to look this one up: EDC refers to ‘everyday carry,’ meaning a kit of essential and emergency items. If you’re looking for a stylish tote, under no circumstances consider a fanny pack. Ever
Nov 08, 2013
Affection for brutalism – the blocky postwar style made of rough concrete in geometric shapes that we know from university campuses and municipal buildings – seems to be reaching a pitch
Nov 07, 2013
Traditional literary form has suddenly become uncool and not representative of contemporary culture
Oct 31, 2013
Try as they might, mathematicians and nutbars alike couldn’t figure out Luigi Serafini’s Codex Seraphinianus when it was published in 1981. They still won’t when the book is reissued next week. But we’ll have fun watching them try
Oct 24, 2013
According to the BBC, one in 10 Icelanders will publish a book, and the tiny country has more books read per capita than anywhere else in the world
Oct 17, 2013
The idea is that you want your jeans to look worn and old – in a personal way – quicker
Oct 12, 2013
Russell Smith's most recent novel, Girl Crazy, is currently being adapted for cinema for New Real Films of Toronto.
Russell Smith's most recent novel, Girl Crazy, is currently being adapted for cinema for New Real Films of Toronto. He is a co-founder of the online men's magazine DailyXY.com.