Can ‘pop-lit’ give the literary classics a run for their money?
In the traditional pantheon of ‘great literature’ there is no room for authors such as Maeve Binchy and Len Deighton, whose rollicking reads meet with mass-market appeal but critical snobbery. Self-confessed history man Robert Fisk questions why their work should suffer in comparison
Bernie Sanders could still be US president in 2020
It’s one thing for a black candidate to go for the black vote in the US, but for an American Jew to go for the American Jewish vote is a very different matter
We can remember the Great War – but Palestinians still have to live it
For those refugees, still in their hovels and shacks as a result of the Balfour Declaration, the First World War never ended