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Tube map of the London Underground subway lines

Book review: A Week in December

A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks A Sunday Telegraph endorsement on the back cover of this novel simply reads: ‘Perfectly constructed . . . a pleasure to read’, and I concur. I loved this...

Section of the Gaugin painting Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?

The ninth need

In addition to the eight needs in my theory of universal human needs, I believe we also share an over-arching ninth need: the need to understand who we are, why we exist, how we...

The Shawshank Redemption playing in a movie theatre

Cinema unanimity

A strange thing happens in cinemas: unanimity. In the real world, few of us can agree on how we should live our lives; but as cinema-goers we are typically unanimous—that’s right, unanimous—about what protagonists...