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The great Irish poet WB Yeats was born 150 years ago this June. Nick Laird analyses his unique reading style and describes the challenges of performing verse.

A documentary showing the Red Mosque in Pakistan is one of the hits of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Tom Brook talks to Owen Gleiberman and Aisha Harris.

A new book examines spiritual architecture around the world. BBC Culture picks awe-inspiring buildings, including a cuboid mosque and a cardboard cathedral.

It’s the latest in a long line of works from one of America’s greatest living writers. But although there is much to admire, Lucy Scholes is left wanting more.

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