Let's get this straight: depression does not make people a danger to society Let's get this straight: depression does not make people a danger to society

In our rush to try to understand the actions of Andreas Lubitz, we must be careful not to stigmatise people with depression, says Matt Haig

yesterday, 13:47
Charles Dickens' desk saved for the nation Charles Dickens' desk saved for the nation

The desk where Dickens sat to write Great Expectations, Our Mutual Friend and The Mystery of Edwin Drood has been bought by the Charles Dickens Museum in London

yesterday, 18:14
Nick Cave: pass the sick bag Nick Cave: pass the sick bag

It’s almost worthy of Spinal Tap – a collection of the musician’s thoughts, jotted down while in transit on sick bags. But his book The Sick Bag Song provides a window on Cave’s honesty as well as his narcissism, and there’s the odd flash of brillianceWhen you’ve personally witnessed Nick Cave nodding out on heroin and slowly lowering his head into a candle flame – his mass of dyed...

March 28, 2015, 9:00
Books of The Times: Review: ‘So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed’ Delves Into Infamy in the Age of Social Media

Jon Ronson examines public missteps and the revenge they attracted, trying to grasp some sense of proportion between the two, or at least figure out the rules of the game.

yesterday, 22:46
Nigeria’s conscience Wole Soyinka laments ‘vicious, unprincipled’ election Nigeria’s conscience Wole Soyinka laments ‘vicious, unprincipled’ election

Nation’s foremost man of letters warns in interview of ‘a very sinister force in control’ of the incumbent president

yesterday, 21:55
Books of The Times: Review: ‘The American People, Volume 1’ by Larry Kramer Retells History With Passion

Many histories of gay men in America begin with the Stonewall riots, but Mr. Kramer’s novel rewinds to prehistoric monkeys swapping viruses in the jungle.

March 27, 2015, 19:57
‘The Opposite of Spoiled,’ by Ron Lieber

How to talk with children about money.

March 26, 2015, 18:35
Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut Blown Away Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut Blown Away

The tale of a misplaced penguin scoops the overall prize for new and emerging authors, with Sally Green taking the teen category and Robin Stevens winning the younger fiction award

March 26, 2015, 21:00
The Shortlist: Kate Alcott’s ‘A Touch of Stardust,’ and More

New books by Kate Alcott, Michael Callahan, Angelina Mirabella and Christopher Noxon.

March 27, 2015, 12:54
If we don't want our dogs to be on antidepressants we must stop treating them like wolves If we don't want our dogs to be on antidepressants we must stop treating them like wolves

Humans must change our attitudes and 'think dog' if man's best friend is to have a happier life, says Andrew M Brown

March 28, 2015, 14:14