The rapper-producer’s well-publicised narcissism rubs many the wrong way. Greg Kot argues that a big head can lead to big ambition – and yield formidable art.
Stefan Zweig was once ‘the world’s most translated author’ – then he faded into obscurity. But a revival in interest is under way, reports Matthew Anderson.
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With so many books and so little time, re-reading seems an indulgence. So why is it so popular? Hephzibah Anderson reveals why we do it – and why it’s good.
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