Hawksmoor

The stories of a satanic architect and a brooding detective cross in this shadowy novel by Peter Ackroyd.

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Interview: Rhianna Pratchett

‘I have always loved the cosy weirdness of the Moomins.’ We talk to writer Rhianna Pratchett.

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Cetacean

SeaWorld shows and hospital beds feature in this trio of artworks related to the word 'Cetacean'.

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Yuletide

A clandestine affair, a revenge tale, and the truth about Santa Claus feature in this trio of festive films.

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Fireflies on the Water

Coloured lights are reflected into infinity in this mesmerising mirror installation by Yayoi Kusama.

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Turkey

Television monitors, gravediggers, and mathematics feature in this selection of four Turkish artworks.

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If on a winter's night

Stories are cut short and readers are dragged into the action in this beguiling novel by Italo Calvino.

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Quarantine

Pandemics and zombie outbreaks feature in this trio of artworks related to the word 'Quarantine'.

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Czech Republic

Railway workers, skiving soldiers, and nostalgic composers feature in this selection of four Czech artworks.

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Alias Grace

A Victorian media sensation convicted of murder tells her story in this historical novel by Margaret Atwood.

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Interview: Annie Hart

'Art can revise and elucidate history.' We talk to Annie Hart, musician and member of Au Revoir Simone.

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Interview: Nadifa Mohamed

'Art can be full or devoid of meaning.' We talk to Nadifa Mohamed, author of Black Mamba Boy.

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Wonderland

A narcissistic doctor understands brain surgery but not people in this visceral novel by Joyce Carol Oates.

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Saudi Automobile

Sarah Abu Abdallah treats a battered car to a new coat of pink paint in this incisive work of video art.

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Angel of the North

Antony Gormley's arresting, celestial sculpture towers over the A1, carrying the mythology of its homeland.

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Pakistan

Border crossings, political tension, and buoyant devotion feature in this selection of four Pakistani artworks.

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Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn

A fragile historical artefact tumbles to the floor in this provocative photographic triptych by Ai Weiwei.

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Ramayana: A Retelling

Microscopic monkey gods fight tentacled beasts in Daljit Nagra's vibrant retelling of an ancient poem.

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