Michiko Kakutani: ‘It is more rewarding to debate than hit delete’

The venerated US critic talks about her new essay collection, the limits of cancel culture and her regard for Muhammad Ali Michiko Kakutani was chief book reviewer of the New York Times from 1983 to 2017, during which time she won a Pulitzer prize for criticism. In 2018, she published The Death of Truth: Notes […]

Fantastic beasts: an artist’s imaginative home makeover in France

Artist Kristjana S Williams has used the walls of her home as another canvas, letting a menagerie run riot The artwork hanging on the walls of Kristjana S Williams’ house pales beside the walls themselves: there are giant murals featuring tropical birds, oversized leaves, green vistas, and ferns that snake up from floor height to […]