• Further Reading


    For such a small price, I buy tranquillity or How to be a stoic. An essay about Heiner Müller. On the romantic fiction of a world without money. Claudio Borio on financial cycles, secular stagnation and monetary policy. Photos of ice fishermen along the route of the river Ishim in Kazakhstan. And Sylvia Serfaty talks about mathematics, truth and beauty.

  • Further Reading


    Why Javier Marias hates theatre. Slavoj Zizek doesn't like theatre performances either. How Google used artificial intelligence to transform Google Translate. Longreads Best of 2016. An interview with Jürgen Habermas. Freeman Dyson on working with the greatest physicists of the 20th century. Andrew Wiles on what it feels like to do maths. And a pessimist's guide to 2017.

  • Ira Glass' Advice To Beginning Artists


    This may well be some of the best advice to beginning artists and designers. I wish someone had told me...

  • Peter Stein: I Demoni


    Some scenes in I Demoni, Peter Stein's adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel The Demons, are magnificent, but overall I was underwhelmed.

  • Rechnitz (der Wuergeengel)


    A great performance, which proves the relevance of theatre as an artform.