Volume 73 Issue 9 September 2023

On the Spot: Peter Carey

What historical topic have I changed my mind on? Colonialism. I now know that it had no redeeming features.

The Meaning of Lore

How ‘lore’, a largely neglected medieval word, has found a new lease of life in fandom.

Jane Eyre Goes to the Theatre

When it arrived on the Victorian stage, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre had a cast of new characters and a new social order.

Psychonauts by Mike Jay review

Psychonauts: Drugs and the Making of the Modern Mind by Mike Jay is a fascinating study of cyclical attitudes towards self-experimentation.