Chambers Dictionary announces its word of the year: overshare tops a shortlist featuring photobomb, selfie and bashtag
David Quammen’s “Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus” sets aside the hyperbole yet still unnerves.
Guardian head of audio Jason Phipps introduces the first in a sponsored series of five sound stories designed to lull you into sleep
Have we exalted longevity over what makes life worth living? And do we infantilise the old? This is an original and moving exploration of illness and death
New exhibition and poem by Carol Ann Duffy celebrate use and abuse by centuries of owners of the first printed books
How typical of England to produce a revolutionary who offers no route map towards a revolution. How frustrating, also, when Russell Brand has such a compelling and authentic voice, a quality that most prominent politicians ache for as they make their neurotically contrived public appearances.