Arts & Books

Book review: A shocking cultural collapse has occurred among America’s poor. RR Reno points the way to renewal

Book review: retreat, or surrender, is the worst possible response to a secular world

The new Ben-Hur is a flop. Having sat through it, it’s not hard to see why

Book review: Where is God in Suffering? by Brendan Purcell

This stunning first novel about the ‘Michelangelo of Suffolk’ brings the 19th century vividly to life

How beating a class enemy became a favourite pastime in the China of Chairman Mao

Almost Holy is a compelling documentary that explores the controversial work of Pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko, but the return of David Brent is a dispiriting affair

The term ‘celebrity’ might be used loosely in the latest series of Big Brother and its spin-off show

Behind his roll-call of heroic individuals, The God of the Gulag shows how communism finally died from within

Review: Afterlife by Philip C Almond